Gynecology & Obstetrics Care
Women face different health issues at different stages of life, from menstrual problems, fertility, pregnancy, birth control to menopause. Gynaecology is that branch of medicine that provides solutions for all kinds of gynaecological issues such as menstrual abnormalities, fibroids and tumors in the uterus and ovaries, prolapse and infertility. Obstetrics involves the medical care of pregnant women and the care involved for safe childbirth.
As early as the 18th century, along with midwifery the profession of obstetrics developed in the U.S. and Europe. Accredited doctors made great advancements through the century in the field of gynaecology & obstetrics, with introduction of new procedures like ovariotomy.
Besides the advancements, the cost however for women healthcare in U.S. is not affordable for everyone. There are many costs involved in women healthcare from annual checkups, obstetric care during pregnancy, prenatal and postnatal care and gynaecology. Many women are looking at options abroad where healthcare is affordable and of high quality.