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Obstetrics & Gynecology


Have you heard? More moms than ever are choosing Capital Region Medical Center for their childbirth experience! Because our physicians, nurses and other medical professionals on the obstetrics team believe that each childbearing experience is unique, moms work closely with the team of caregivers to design a care plan that's right for them. The cornerstone of our obstetric care is education and family involvement, and these ideas are promoted throughout the process.

Homelike comfort

All patient rooms are beautifully decorated and provide privacy and homelike comfort in order to enhance the bonding process between parents and infants. For patients with uncomplicated pregnancies, the entire birthing process takes place in one room—the labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDRP) room.

The obstetrics unit contains five LDRP rooms, six extended recovery rooms, a well-baby and level 2 nursery, and a C-section room located within the Family Maternity Center.

Telehealth Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Through our affiliation with MU Health Care, babies needing an extra level of care can been seen by a board certified neonatologist from MU Women's and Children's hospital through a telehealth platform. This technology allows us to quickly provide the right care, in the right place at the right time.

Timely access to a neonatologist allows the team to assess the situation and formulate a plan of care. The ability to care for critically ill infants without the need to transfer to a larger facility means care can be administered without the interruption of travel and families can be kept together. If the situation requires the transfer to a higher level of care, working directly with the specialists expedites the care and provides stabilization for travel.

CRMC and MU Health Care are Better. Together. for our littlest patients.

Childbirth Classes

Capital Region provides a variety of free classes to prepare families for the birth of their baby. Classes include a breastfeeding class, beginning childbirth preparation class, care of the newborn and sibling(s) class. All classes are free of charge. View our current class schedule.

Please register as soon as possible to ensure enrollment in class. If there are cancellations due to low enrollment, you will be notified of the change and alternatives that are available to you. To register, register online by visiting our Calendar of Events page (preferred method), email the childbirth education coordinator, or call her at 573.632.5366. A letter will be sent in advance confirming your registration, class location and equipment needed for the class.

Resources for expecting and new parents

Caring for Yourself and Baby
Your Pregnancy Handbook
mom365 Newborn Portraits

Resources for parents who have lost a baby

Wings of Hope Booklet


Over the years, Capital Region Physicians—Women's Health has earned the enviable reputation as one of the finest OB-GYN clinics in the area. From contraception to obstetrics, well-woman visits to menopause, we provide care for women throughout every stage of their life with excellence and compassion.

Medical services and procedures offered not only include the routine services, such as pap smears, breast exams, diagnostic testing and biopsies, but also gynecological surgery, infertility treatment, laparoscopic and laser surgery, urinary incontinence treatment, and women's wellness programs.

Medical services and procedures

  • Cancer detection.
  • Contraception.
  • Gynecological surgery.
  • Gynecology.
  • Infertility treatment.
  • Laparoscopic and laser surgery.
  • 3D Mammography.
  • Menopause and hormone therapy.
  • Obstetrics.
  • 3D/4D ultrasound.
  • Pap smears.
  • Urinary incontinence treatment.
  • Women's wellness programs.