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Obstetrics & Gynaecology is a branch of medicine that dates back to Greco-Roman civilization, if not earlier. The word “Obstetrics” is derived from modern Latin obstetricus meaning “related to midwife” which has the root word obstetrix, meaning "midwife," or literally "one who stands opposite."

The word "Gynaecology" is a Greek word, which is a combination of two words Gyno is Gynaikos which meaning “woman” and logia meaning “study of”. Thus, Gynaecology is the study of women.

James Marion Sims was an American physician, regarded as the "Father of Modern Gynecology" for pioneering tools & techniques related to feminine reproduction.


Obstetrics is a branch of medicine that focuses on care during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. A doctor who specializes in the care of obstetric conditions is called as Obstetrician.

Gynaecology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the health of the female reproductive system (vagina, Uterus, Ovaries and fallopian tubes) and breasts. A doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of gynaecological conditions is called Gynaecologist.

Gynaecology and Obstetrics are two medical specialities, concerned with two different aspects of the female reproductive system.

Some of the obstetrics conditions are family planning, prenatal counselling, infertility, full range of pregnancy, delivery and postnatal care, including vaginal birth and cesarean deliveries, management of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage, obstetrical emergencies, such as heavy bleeding and gynecologic concerns which may affect or arise during pregnancy.

Some of the gynaecology conditions are menstrual irregularities, uterine problems, infections and irritation, family planning, breast pain, infections or changes, perimenopause and menopause issues.

If you experience any of the below signs and symptoms, then consult Best Gynecologist in Bangalore at Aster CMI hospital.

The common signs and symptoms include Bleeding between periods, Frequent need to urinate, burning sensation during urination, abnormal vaginal bleeding, Pain or pressure in your pelvis, itching, burning, swelling, redness in the vaginal area, increased vaginal discharge, pain or discomfort during intercourse and Lump in breast.

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Aster CMI is regarded as the Best Hospital for Pregnancy in Bangalore for offering hi-tech treatment and facilities with comprehensive care for women and newborn.

Book an appointment online with Aster CMI, which is one among the Best Maternity Hospitals in Bangalore.