Which birth provider is right for me?
Congratulations on your positive pregnancy test! Choosing a provider for your prenatal care, labor & delivery, and care after pregnancy is a personal choice. Each parent-to-be needs to find the provider who is right for them and the pregnancy experience they’re looking for. At Valley Medical Center, there are three types of obstetric services providers to choose from, conveniently located in clinics throughout south King County. All Valley Medical Center obstetric providers deliver at Valley's state-of-the-art Birth Center in Renton. Learn more about Valley's obstetric providers and how to schedule an appointment below.    


Valley Baby Campaign - 1Family Medicine with Obstetrics
Family medicine with obstetrics doctors care for those who are pregnant, providing prenatal, delivery, and postpartum care for mom, and baby’s care during the first stages of life and beyond. They also provide continuing and complete healthcare for everyone in the family, providing general healthcare and preventive services from birth to 99+ years of age. They believe in being there for life's biggest milestones, so your prenatal care doctor will make it a priority to be there for your labor and delivery. Valley Medical Center's family medicine with obstetrics doctors all practice at the Valley Family Medicine Clinic, a family medicine physician residency program, located in Renton. 

 Meet Valley's family medicine with obstetrics providers. 
Learn more about family medicine with obstetrics care. 


Ready to make an appointment with a Family Medicine with Obstetrics provider at Valley Family Medicine?
Renton: 425.690.3445.


Valley Baby 2Midwife
Certified nurse-midwives are advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs) with a master’s degree in midwifery. Midwives provide women's healthcare including primary healthcare, routine gynecologic care, annual exams, preventive services, birth control, low-risk pregnancies, and specialize in low intervention birth. Regular appointments with your midwife include generous time for questions, education and complete monitoring of your body's health and the baby's progress during pregnancy. Midwives partner with our OB/GYN specialists when patients need advanced care or a cesarean section (C-section). Valley Medical Center's midwives are located at Valley Women's Healthcare Clinics in Auburn and Renton. 

Meet Valley's midwives.   
Learn more about midwifery care. 


Ready to make an appointment with a Midwife at Valley Women's Healthcare? 
Auburn: 425.690.3480
Renton (Talbot Rd.): 425.690.3479
Renton (Time Square): 425.690.3481

 

Valley Baby 3Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB/GYN)  
Our staff of highly skilled obstetricians and gynecologists specialize in the healthcare needs of women in every phase of life--from adolescence through childbearing years, menopause and beyond. Working as part of Valley Women's Healthcare Clinics located in Auburn, Covington and Renton, our experienced, board-certified OB/GYN physicians provide a full range of women's health services, including annual exams, routine Pap tests, gynecologic care, minimally invasive surgery, prenatal care, and delivery via vaginal birth, C-section, or operative vaginal birth.


Meet Valley's OB/GYNs.
Learn more about OB/GYN care. 


Ready to make an appointment with an OB/GYN at Valley Women's Healthcare?
Auburn and Covington: 425.690.3480

Renton (Talbot Rd.): 425.690.3479
Renton (Time Square): 425.690.3481



Other providers you may meet during your pregnancy, birth and postpartum journey: 

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist
A maternal-fetal medicine specialist is a provider who helps take care of women having complicated or high-risk pregnancies. They have advanced knowledge and training in medical, surgical, obstetrical, fetal, and genetic complications of pregnancy that effect both the woman and the fetus. Valley's Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic provides in-house genetic counseling and testing. Clinic staff includes two board-certified, experienced genetic counselors. 

All Maternal Fetal Medicine providers at Valley Medical Center are fellowship-trained and board certified physicians and active faculty members in the University of Washington School of Medicine's department of OB/GYN. 
Learn more about Valley's Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic.  

Neonatologist 
Valley Medical Center houses the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) between Seattle and Tacoma, with neonatology specialists (doctors, registered nurses and nurse practitioners trained to care for premature and sick babies) available 24-hours a day.
Learn more about Valley's NICU. 

OB Hospitalists
Hospitalists are doctors whose primary focus is care of hospitalized patients. They do not see patients in a clinic setting. Our obstetric (OB) hospitalists are available 24/7 and may care for you during your labor if there is an emergency and your provider is not immediately available. Any obstetric patient in Valley's Birth Center can utilize our OB hospitalist's services. Your provider may request that the OB hospitalist be involved in your care depending upon your specific situation.