Obstetricians take care of pregnant mothers and follow them from the pre-conception period throughout their pregnancy and their post-partum period. The obstetrician monitors the well-being of the mother and baby and performs ultrasonography to assess the baby’s growth. The obstetrician discusses with the women the safest mode of delivery for her and for her baby.
The gynaecologist is a doctor who deals with women’s health. The gynaecologist deals with routine check-ups, treats endocrine and menstrual problems as well as investigates symptoms related to the female genital tract. Surgery is an important part of the speciality
to treat pelvic masses and malignancy.