Overview:
Obstetrics and Gynaecology is the oldest and largest department established right since the inception of the hospital in 1956.. The department caters to the maternity and Gynaecological needs of women from Puttaparthi and three other mandals within a radius of 35 kilometers: Bukkapatnam, Kothacheruvu and Nallamada.

Spectrum Of Services:
Services offered include normal deliveries, episiotomies, Caesarean section, assisted breech deliveries, assisted Twin deliveries, retained placenta, forceps deliveries, cervical cautery, dilatation & curettage, suturing cervical tear, examination under anaesthesia, ectopic pregnancies, tubectomy in certain cases, cervical cytology (pap smear), hysterectomies (both abdominal & Vaginal), Caesarean hysterectomy, laparotomies, removal of ovarian cysts etc.

A referral system is in place for management of cases needing special secondary/ tertiary level care.

Facilities Include:

  • Antenatal ward 25 beds
  • Post-Op wards 10 beds
  • Maternity Ward 30 beds
  • Labour Rooms including one for Eclampsia cases
  • A dedicated Operation Theater in the OT Complex
  • Modern equipment: Ultrasound machines, CTG machines, Fetal monitors, Baby warmers, Patient Monitors, etc.
  • Support of 4-bedded Level I Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Quantum of services:

  • 2000 antenatal and 700 Gynaecology Outpatient consultations per month
  • 100 normal deliveries and 50 cesareans per month
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Operation Theatre And Post-Operative Wards:

  • Two operation theatres (OTs) including an OT for emergency Caesarean sections.
  • Procedures carried out include Gynaecological surgeries such as Total Hysterectomy, Vaginal Hysterectomy, D&C, Biopsies
  • On an average of 60 to 70 caesareans per month.
  • The two post-operative step-down wards are equipped with piped oxygen/ air, suction machine, 5 Para monitors, pulse oxymeter, emergency medical trolley etc.
  • A post-partum ward caters to high risk pregnancy cases.
  • Support of a 4-bedded Level I Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

New mothers are counseled, individually and in groups, before they are discharged, with the help of posters & leaflets. The topics covered are health care, breast feeding, nutritional advice and general cleanliness.

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Labour Wards And Labour Rooms:
The facility comprises a large, cool and spacious 20 bedded Labour Ward and three well equipped Labour Rooms, including a labour room for Eclampsia cases.

The labour rooms are equipped with labour tables, foetal Doppler’s, CTG Monitor , piped oxygen/ air facility, suction apparatus, an ultra sound machine dedicated to Obstetrics and gynaecology, focus & overhead lamps for procedures, baby warmer, baby weighing machine, resuscitation trolleys, delivery trays etc.

Councelling

Counselling:
Counselling and health education classes for expectant mothers are provided twice a week. Unique to the hospital is the participation of husbands, in-laws and parents to better understand the special needs of pregnant women. Such sessions also address untenable superstitious practices, ideas on consanguinity, prejudice regarding the girl child etc.

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Beyond medical care:
As a token of love, a gift package consisting of the essential items for a new born is presented to every baby born in this hospital.