Prenatal, Postpartum Care
and referral to Obstetrics (OB)
Obstetrical care services are the clinical assessment, management/treatment and coordination of services and referrals for the mother and fetus to maximize the outcome of the pregnancy. Prenatal care services are the care and treatment to both the mother and developing fetus to include ongoing risk assessment and counseling. Postpartum care services are the care of the mother during the six-week period after childbirth.