The department of obstetrics of Centro Medico Santagostino follows the woman and the family during the whole period of pregnancy and after childbirth, also collaborating with other specialists.
At the Centro Medico Santagostino you can choose to be followed by a or midwife, the international scientific community recognizes as the best suited professional to take charge of the normal pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum and then take care of the newborn.
Midwives lead the prenatal course for the childbirth preparation (9 sessions of 2 hours), the postpartum and lactation services in the department, to follow the new mother from the first delicate moments of breastfeeding, the care to the child, until weaning. Midwives are also naturally concerned with evaluating the health and growth of the newborn; they also take care of the perineal wound and the Caesarean section. Centro Medico Santagostino offers courses of infant massage.
The department of obstetrics is also involved in the evaluation of pelvic floor muscles in cases of genital prolapse or urinary incontinence, and any perineal rehabilitation, through specific exercises.