It’s natural to be nervous when you are pregnant. Let Virginia Mason Franciscan Health obstetricians (OBs) put your mind at ease. We deliver exceptional prenatal care and are here for you whenever your baby is ready to arrive. Our personalized approach helps you feel informed about your options so you can make the best choices for your growing family.
The team includes board-certified obstetrician-gynecologists who specialize in women’s reproductive health. Some are fully dedicated to pregnancy and childbirth. Our obstetricians are attentive to the needs of pregnant women and developing babies so that you feel cared for at every turn. Meet our team.
Benefits of selecting an obstetrician include:
A safe delivery after high-risk pregnancy concerns: Alecia’s story
Alecia’s first pregnancy with twins was high-risk and resulted in preemies. Bracing for similar challenges with her second pregnancy, she turned to obstetrician Richelle Olsen, MD. After running some tests, Dr. Olsen assured Alecia that she and her baby were healthy, giving her newfound confidence that lasted the entire pregnancy. Watch Alecia tell her story.
You may wish to choose an obstetrician if you:
Some of our family medicine providers also have additional training in obstetrics, meaning they provide prenatal care and deliver babies. Choosing one of these providers enables you to receive maternity services, treatment for general health concerns and newborn care from the same provider. Get more information about family medicine obstetrics.
Certain high-risk pregnancies benefit from the expertise of our maternal-fetal medicine specialists. These OBs completed advanced training in pregnancy complications and fetal development. You may need to consult a maternal-fetal specialist if your baby shows signs of a congenital issue, such as a heart anomaly. Specialists also treat pregnancy-related conditions, like gestational diabetes, that are not responding to standard treatments.
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