Prenatal Care: Choose a Pregnancy and Childbirth Provider

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Select a doctor or nurse-midwife for your prenatal care

All of our doctors and certified nurse-midwives are dedicated to making your birth experience safe and joyful. Our appointment center can answer your questions and help you make your first appointments.

Obstetrician-gynecologists (ob/gyns)

Our ob/gyn doctors provide all-inclusive obstetrical care. Our ob/gyn team strongly supports vaginal birth – including VBAC. Choose an ob/gyn

Certified nurse-midwives

Certified nurse-midwives at OHSU provide traditional maternity care and a group prenatal care option. Our nurse-midwives have a nearly 80% successful VBAC rate and are the only providers of water birth at OHSU. Learn more about nurse-midwives at OHSU

Perinatologists (high-risk obstetrics)

Perinatologists provide all-inclusive care and consultation for women with high-risk pregnancies. If you have risk factors that could complicate your pregnancy, you may choose or be referred to a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Learn more

Family medicine doctors

A family practice doctor can be your health care provider before, during and after your pregnancy, and your baby's doctor, too. See more about family practice doctors