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Obstetrical and Prenatal Care

The Obstetrics and Prenatal Clinic provides comprehensive care to childbearing women. Services include:

  • Prenatal care for low-risk pregnancies
  • Prenatal care for high-risk pregnancies
  • Prenatal education
  • Postnatal care

Patients who enroll in a Broadlawns Medical Center’s prenatal care program are invited to attend free classes on a number of topics during their pregnancy. Led by the professional nursing staff of the Obstetrics Clinic and the Family Birthing Center, the classes cover:

  • Early pregnancy
  • Prepared childbirth
  • Breast feeding
  • Baby care

Expectant mothers who have special needs for transportation, food, housing, clothing and baby care items receive assistance from a medical social worker at the clinic.

In addition, patients may be referred to nutrition specialists for assistance and education regarding dietary questions and special needs.

Clinic Hours
Monday:          8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday:             8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

To schedule an appointment, call: 515.282.2228.

1801 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50314-1597 | Phone 515-282-2200 | Fax 515-282-3589
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