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Facebook Live: What is an OB ED?

A majority of pregnancies are carried out without any complications. But, in the event of an emergency, having immediate access to specialized care is crucial for mothers and their babies.

Unlike general emergency rooms, South Shore Health’s Obstetric Emergency Department – the OB ED – connects pregnant women to physicians, nurses, surgeons and neonatal specialists who are able to provide them with expert care, even when the unexpected happens. Dr. Kimberly Dever, OB/GYN at South Shore Health, explains how emergency obstetricians prioritize comfort and safety in all birthing scenarios.

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