Outlines:
1. What are obstetrics and gynecology?
2. What Are Obstetricians (OB) and Gynecologists (GYN)?
3. What Do Obstetricians and Gynecologists Do?

What are obstetrics and gynecology?
They are medical specialty is the medical specialty that
encompasses the two subspecialties of obstetrics (covering
pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period) and
gynecology (covering the health of the female reproductive
system – vagina, uterus, ovaries, and breasts)

What Are Obstetricians (OB) and Gynecologists (GYN)?
An obstetrician is a doctor who specializes in pregnancy,
childbirth, and a woman’s reproductive system. An OB
monitors a pregnant woman’s health condition and answers
questions related to delivery and advises her about diet,
exercise, medications, and staying healthy.
A Gynecologist: A gynecologist specializes in caring for
the reproductive health of a woman from the time she gets
her first period all the way to post-menopause and any
conditions that affect the reproductive system, such as
those with the cervix, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, or
vagina, are diagnosed and treated by a gynecologist

What Do Obstetricians and Gynecologists Do?
Obstetricians are licensed to handle:
A- Fertility treatment: There are 3 main types of fertility
treatment which are medicines, surgical procedures and
assisted conception including intrauterine insemination
(IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF)

B- Pregnancy healthcare: All you need to know about
pregnancy, labor, and birth including trying to get
pregnant, food avoided, and antenatal care.
C- NICU care: Neonatal intensive care unit, in which babies
are admitted to being delivered care according to their
condition. Most babies admitted to the NICU are preterm
(born before 37 weeks of pregnancy), have low birth
weight (less than 5.5 pounds), or have a health condition
that needs special care.
C- Vaginal and cesarean section births: Babies can enter this
world in one of two ways: a vaginal birth or surgical
delivery by cesarean section. The goal of both methods is
to ensure that the baby and mother are healthy.
E- General post-natal care: Includes care of the mother and
newborn after-birth information is to be communicated to
women who have just given birth and their partners
and/or families.
Gynecologists handle healthcare including:
A- Reproductive wellness checks: can help to identify things
that could make it difficult to conceive a child now or in
the future. For some people, it can also help your fertility
specialist to diagnose any fertility issues that may have
been missed by healthcare professionals previously.
B- Cervical and breast cancer screenings: Considered
diagnosing a woman with cervical and breast cancer using
Mammograms, Clinical breast exams, and Pelvic exams.