Obstetrics and Gynecology deals with the studies of the Female Reproductive system.
A gynecologist-obstetrician is a doctor specialist in the care of women.
An Obstetrician is a specialist doctor to take care of women in the preconception period, pregnancy and during the entire period of pregnancy, labor, childbirth and care after the baby is born.
A Gynecologist is a specialist doctor to take care of the general health of women which includes care of female reproductive organs, breasts and sexual functions, treatment of infections, manage hormonal problems, treat pelvic organ and urinary tract infection.“Normally, gynecology implies treating women who are not pregnant, while obstetrics deals with women who are pregnant and their unborn children.” But there is no strict compartmentalization; pregnant women, in the early stage of pregnancy may be referred to a gynecologist and to an obstetrician in the later stage of pregnancy. GYNECOLOGICAL PROCEDURES: Various medical and surgical procedures are used by gynecologists and obstetricians, some of which are mentioned below: