What’s the difference between gynaecology and obstetrics?
Gynaecology normally means treating women who aren’t pregnant, while obstetrics deals with pregnant women and their unborn children, but there is lots of crossover between the two. For example, women may be referred to gynaecologists in the earlier stages of pregnancy, and obstetricians later in their term.
What do gynaecologists and obstetricians do?
Gynaecologists and obstetricians use a range of surgical and medical procedures. Gynaecological procedures include: