At the Optum Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, we pride ourselves on providing you with personal and prompt attention throughout the stages of your life.
We have 3 obstetrics and gynecology locations in the Colorado Springs area for your convenience as well with our Briargate, East, and Southwest Optum offices.
We understand the unique concerns of women's health and take the time to listen to you and answer your questions. Our philosophy centers on caring for you in a comfortable, warm environment, and addressing your individual needs in a professional manner.
To schedule an appointment at any of our clinics, please call: 719-522-1135
Our OB/GYN Department accepts most insurances, click here to see a full list.
Our trusted providers do surgeries and deliveries at St. Francis Hospital. If you have questions regarding insurance coverage at St. Francis, please contact your insurance company.
Optum OB/GYN Department Physicians work as a team to ensure that when you need us, we are there...24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Prenatal Care is important for you and your baby. Prenatal visits help you make sure that you and your baby will be as healthy as possible. In addition to checking the growth and development of your baby, these appointments cover things such as weight gain, nutrition during pregnancy, vitamins and medications, working, exercising, dealing with morning sickness, and a variety of other concerns that may arise during pregnancy.
We have several helpful resource handouts to help you on your pregnancy journey.
Healthy Expectations Sheets. These handouts are based on your pregnancy timeline and address things you may experience during specific weeks.
Week 8 | Week 12 | Week 16 | Week 20 | Week 24 | Week 28 | Week 30 | Week 32
Food Safety. These handouts address specific food restrictions and instructions for preparation that are important to pay attention to during pregnancy.
Fish Consumption | A-Z Guide Storage Chart
Over-the-Counter Medications. This handout highlight medications that are safe to take during pregnancy for various conditions (i.e., headaches, allergies, etc.).
Over-the-Counter Medication Safe for Pregnancy
Marijuana and Your Baby. This sheet explains the risks of marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Marijuana and Your Baby
Additional Resources. These links are trusted sources our group recommends for further education on women's health and pregnancy.