A Team-based Approach to Personalized Care
At St. Joseph's Health, our team of Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologists
and Certified Nurse Midwives work together to provide comprehensive health
care for all women. Our providers share the common goal of providing compassionate,
evidenced-based care that values your special needs. Our physicians specialize
in the medical and surgical treatment of women while our nurse-midwives
promote and enhance normal pregnancy, birth, and reproductive health.
From the low-risk to the most complex, St Joseph's OB/GYN team provides
everyone with a personalized approach to their care.
From planning your pregnancy to the first signs of a baby bump through
labor and delivery, your Providence Medical Group obstetrician
(OB) is your expert guide and partner on your maternity journey.
The Santa Rosa OB/GYN office offers the following services:
- 24-hour neonatal support
- Breast-feeding support
- Postpartum depression
- Treatment for high-risk pregnancies*
*Treatment available for high-risk pregnancies including gestational diabetes,
preeclampsia, multiple births and age-related risks.
- Cancer prevention and detection
- Digital mammography
- Menopausal counseling and treatment
- Minimally-invasive surgery
- Osteoporosis prevention & treatment (including bone density testing)
- Well women exams
- Prenatal Care
- Hospital Birth
- Lactation support
- Pap smears & wellness promotion
- Family Planning
- Infection Screening
- Conception planning & fertility
- Menopause care
When the big day arrives, your OB will help ensure you have the resources
and support you need through labor and delivery of your child at Santa
Rosa Memorial Hospital (SRMH).
Holistic Childbirth - The
Family Birth Center at SRMH is a holistic space for your baby’s safe and happy entrance into
the world. We listen to you, respect your preferences and address your
concerns. Our programs are designed to support your unique and personal
Alternative Pain Management - We offer virtual reality goggles as an alternative way to manage pain or
anxiety at your prenatal appointments, and during the birth of your child.
Highest VBAC Success Rate - If you want a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean (VBAC), we have the
highest VBAC success rate in the region and are one of the few hospitals
in the area that offer this service. We help you understand the benefits
and risks of a VBAC so you can make an informed choice about your delivery options
UCSF Intensive Care - Most babies enter the world without needing special services after delivery,
but if they do, the UCSF Intensive Care Nursery at Santa Rosa Memorial
Hospital is ready around-the-clock to care for our tiniest and most vulnerable patients.
The Midwifery Difference - Nurse-midwives offer a holistic approach to pregnancy and birth. We
recognize pregnancy and birth are a powerful and transformative stage
in your life. We partner with you in this process and support you to make
informed, empowered choices for your health. We believe in your body’s
ability to birth your baby safely, but if the need arises, our CNMs work
together with our physician colleagues to provide safe and satisfying care.