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Obstetric Care

Natural Labor

Having a baby is one of life’s momentous experiences. Each pregnancy is always a new experience and no two childbirths are the same. With each new baby, you become a new parent once again.

Pregnancy can be an exciting, fulfilling and delightful time. But it can also be a time of uncertainty and change. Everything seems to be changing. However, do not let the unknown experience of pregnancy and vaginal childbirth cause you fear. We can help you feel comfortable and calm. As a team, we will work together to make your pregnancy as healthy and as enjoyable as possible.

Obstetric Care Including Vaginal Childbirth and Natural Labor

We are proud to provide obstetric care to women in the Independence, Blue Springs, Oak Grove and Lee’s Summit, Missouri area. Our obstetric services include the following:

  • Low Risk Obstetrics
  • High Risk Obstetrics
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Cervical Incompetence
    • Chronic Hypertension
    • Preeclampsia
    • Recurrent Miscarriage
    • Preterm Labor
  • Natural Labor
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaginal Childbirth
  • Cesarean Section Delivery
  • VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Cesarean)

At Independence Women’s Clinic, we can provide you with exceptional care before, during and after your pregnancy. We will be with you every step of the way and keep you informed and aware with each phase of your pregnancy and labor. It’s important for you to feel comfortable and at ease with your pregnancy, and Independence Women’s Clinic is here to help.

The Gentle Cesarean:  A new option for Moms-to-Be

Independence Women’s Clinic is now happy to offer Moms-to-be a new option called a family-centered cesarean, or “gentle-C”.  In an effort to include mom in the delivery as much as possible, we can switch the solid drape for a clear drape just before delivery and allow mom to see her baby being born.  We can also give mom a free arm so that she is able to hold, interact and provide skin-to-skin contact with her baby in the moments following the birth.

Allowing mom and baby to bond as quickly as possible after the delivery makes for a better transition for the baby, including better temperature and heart rate regulation, increased attachment and parental bonding and more successful rates of breast feeding.  

Ask us about the family-centered cesarean today!

Call Us Today To Schedule an Appointment

With multiple doctors, two nurse practitioners and countless years of experience in vaginal childbirth, natural labor, and much more, you can find a provider that fits your specific needs. If you have questions about the services that we provide, or how our doctors can help to make your pregnancy and labor as comfortable and relaxing as possible, then contact us today. We are here for you and look forward to helping you through a happy pregnancy.