OB/GYN and Midwife Services
Whether you are starting a family or struggling with menopause, we can help. The OB/GYN providers at UnityPoint Clinic specialize in women's medical care and offer a wide range of services for girls and women of all ages, including gynecology, obstetrics, midwifery services and more! Our providers offer preventative care and are able to diagnose and treat disorders of the female reproductive system.
Learn more about OB/GYN care in our clinics.
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To schedule the next available appointment at an OB/GYN clinic nearest you, simply call the clinic or request an appointment online.
OB/GYN Locations in Central Iowa
What Does an Obstetrician and Gynecologist Do?
An obstetrician specializes in managing the care of women during pregnancy, labor and birth, as well as equipped to handle emergency situations. Obstetricians care for all women during pregnancy whether their pregnancy is normal or high risk. A gynecologist specializes in the care and diagnosis of a women's reproductive system, including menstrual problems, birth control, menopause, infertility and prenatal care. Additionally, our OB/GYN services include annual exams, STD testing and treatment, pap smears and treatment of endometriosis, fibroids or abnormal bleeding.
What Does Midwife Services Do?
At Midwife Services, women can expect a safe, personalized experience. Midwives are experts in low risk birth and are your partners in protecting your birth journey. Our modern day midwives are Certified Nurse Midwives who treat puberty, birth and menopause as normal life events. Our midwives see their patients as active partners in their care. Our team is accepting new patients of all ages. The Midwife clinic is conveniently located off of Ingersoll Ave. in Des Moines with free parking.
Maternity Services at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
Maternity Services at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines includes two Maternity Centers and numerous services for our expectant and new mothers. Visit our Maternity pages for more information and Pregnancy Tools to help prepare and plan for your newest arrival.
Who delivers at Methodist West Hospital?
Methodist West Hospital is an option for your delivery if you are identified as having a healthy, low-risk pregnancy. UnityPoint Clinic and The Iowa Clinic proudly deliver babies at Methodist West. UnityPoint Clinic has two convenient clinics that deliver at Methodist West (Clive and Waukee) along with Midwife Services and the Iowa Clinic has three convenient clinics to choose from (Ankeny, Des Moines and West Des Moines). Talk to an OB provider at one of the locations above to see if Methodist West is an option for you.
Who delivers at Iowa Methodist Medical Center?
Iowa Methodist Medical Center is located Downtown Des Moines Iowa and is an option for your care delivery. Our experienced nursing staff works closely with the physicians and midwives to provide you with the high quality and personalized care you and your family deserve. UnityPoint Clinic has convenient locations that deliver downtown (Ankeny, Lakeview, Methodist Plaza, Clive and Waukee) along with Midwife Services at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and our partners at the Iowa Clinic. Talk to an OB provider at one of the locations above to see if Iowa Methodist may be the option for you.
Learn more about the newborn nursery, hospital program and advanced services provided by Blank Children's hospital located next to the Maternity Center at Iowa Methodist Medical Center.