Obstetrics and Gynecology

As a full-service family medicine practice, our providers can provide care for a wide variety of life stages, including pregnancy, reproductive care and other women’s health preventive screenings.

Obstetrics

At the beginning of your pregnancy, you will meet with our OB nurse to outline both your and our expectations for prenatal, delivery and postpartum care. Our expert providers are here to partner with you as you prepare for your child’s arrival. To monitor your progress, we will schedule out the following appointments:

Initial Visits

Time Service
Suspected pregnancy Office visit to confirm pregnancy
Weeks 1-10 OB Nurse Visit
After week 10 OB Physical

Pregnancy Exams

Time Frequency of Check Ups
Weeks 10-27 Every 4 weeks
Weeks 28-34 Every 2 weeks
Weeks 35-40 Weekly

Gynecology

Our office also provides women’s health education and basic preventive exams for reproductive health. Some of these services and exams include:

  • Pap Smear
  • Breast exam
  • Birth control, including implanted devices
  • Colposcopy
  • Hormone replacement therapy

Recommended Screenings

The following screenings are preventive in nature and covered by most insurance plans. Contact your insurance provider for exact coverage information.

For the full list of preventive exams and the recommended age and regularity of these screenings, visit our preventive healthcare page.

All Women

Starting Age/Risk Factor Service
Family history of breast, ovarian, tubal or peritoneal cancer BRCA risk assessment and genetic counseling/testing
Sexually active Contraceptive counseling
21 Pap test every 3 years, every 5 years after age 30 if normal and HPV negative, stopping at age 65 if normal and HPV negative
40 Mammogram every 2 years
Up to age 65 HIV counseling and screening
65+ Osteoporosis screening

Pregnant Women

Time Period Service
First prenatal visit Bacteriuria screening with urine culture, hematocrit or hemoglobin screening, Hepatitis B screening, HIV screening, iron-deficient anemia screening, Rh incompatibility screening
24-28 weeks pregnant Gestational diabetes screening
Postpartum Breastfeeding support; depression screening, counseling and intervention

Related Providers

Dr. Robert Bruxvoort, M.D.

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