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Obstetrics Specialist

Katie H Ostrom, MD -  - Board Certified Obstetrics & Gynecology

Katie H Ostrom, MD

Board Certified Obstetrics & Gynecology located in Homer, AK

When you’re planning to start a family or if you’re already pregnant, you can rely on the comprehensive, high-quality obstetrics care available at the office of Katie Ostrom, MD. The obstetrics team guides you through all stages of your pregnancy and offers on-site ultrasounds, iron infusions, and non-stress fetal surveillance services. They also provide specialized care for high-risk pregnancies and can help you create a labor and delivery plan for hospital and in-home births. To schedule an obstetrics consultation, call the office in Homer, Alaska, or book an appointment online today.

Obstetrics Q & A

What is obstetrics?

Obstetrics is a field of medicine that focuses on the health of you and your baby throughout pregnancy.

Katie Ostrom, MD, and her team have specialized training to assist with your labor and delivery and handle any complications that may result.

What obstetrics services are available?

The office of Katie Ostrom, MD, offers comprehensive obstetrics care for pregnant women in-office. They take a tender and loving care approach to your pregnancy needs and the growth and development of your baby.

The team offers obstetrics services, including:

  • Level 2 ultrasounds
  • 3D and 4D ultrasounds
  • Intravenous (IV) fluids
  • Iron infusions
  • Non-stress test (NST) fetal surveillance

They provide comprehensive delivery services at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska, and Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. The team can also guide you through a home birth if you prefer to deliver outside a hospital setting.

The on-site obstetrics services are available for both low-risk and high-risk pregnancies.

What are high-risk pregnancies?

High-risk pregnancies describe any pregnancy where a preexisting condition or a new complication puts the health of the expectant mother or baby at risk.

Conditions that might make your pregnancy high-risk include:

  • Carrying multiples (twins, triplets)
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Weight challenges
  • Maternal age over 35
  • Previous pregnancy or delivery complications

The office of Katie Ostrom, MD, offers perinatology consultations for women with a high-risk or complicated pregnancy. The team also provides fetal testing to identify genetic abnormalities and other issues.

They customize a pregnancy care plan to ensure your and your baby's health throughout pregnancy and through labor and delivery.

When should I schedule an obstetrics consultation?

You should schedule an obstetrics consultation with the team at the office of Katie Ostrom, MD, as soon as you know you’re pregnant. The team also provides in-office pregnancy tests if you miss a period or have other symptoms of pregnancy.

The medical team spends time reviewing your medical history, your pregnancy history, and your current health. Then, they perform a physical exam to assess your overall health and estimate your baby's due date.

You can expect to have routine appointments with the obstetrics team throughout your pregnancy. During these appointments, the team checks your vital signs, monitors your baby's growth, and can address any concerns or questions you have about your pregnancy.

To schedule an obstetrics consultation, call the office of Katie Ostrom, MD, or book a consultation online today.