Introduction to Prenatal Care

We are a ‘Group’ of Obstetricians and Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) dedicated to walking with you on your path to Motherhood. We specialize in pre-pregnancy planning, normal and high-risk pregnancies, postpartum care, and so much more!

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Intro to Prenatal Care at The Group

Thank you for choosing The Group! We are honored to walk on this journey with you through motherhood.  Together, our providers use clinical experience, professional training, and collaboration to provide each patient with the quality care and compassion they deserve. We want you to know that the safety of you and your baby always comes first. 

This Intro to Prenatal Care video highlights what happens at your first two appointments, the Confirmation of Pregnancy visit and New OB Exam

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Your Guide to Pregnancy Booklet

As your healthcare provider, we promise to provide you with excellent care as you bring your little one into the world. To help you along, we've created Your Guide to Pregnancy. It includes information about our providers, our office, appointments, procedures and so much more! 


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Prenatal Genetic Testing

If you’re pregnant or thinking about pregnancy, you can choose to have prenatal genetic testing. There are two categories of prenatal genetic tests: screening tests and diagnostic tests. Watch this video to understand the different types of tests, learn when these tests can happen, and see how they are done.

Panorama Prenatal Screening

Horizon Carrier Screening

Horizon Carrier Screening - Lola's Story

Maternal Serum Screening (integrated and quad screenings)

Intro to Prenatal Care Process

  • Intro to Prenatal Care Process
  • GPC (Group Prenatal Care)

We are ready and willing to assist you with questions about your care, so please do not hesitate to contact us at 563.355.1853

You may also find it helpful to use our online Resources or FAQs. Visit these pages to find definitions and descriptions of terms, procedures, diagnoses, tests, and other information intended to answer some basic questions you may have.

The Group Difference

We believe in collaboration at The Group and during your pregnancy journey, you have the choice of rotating providers for each pre-natal appointment to get to know each one. There will always be a designated Obstetrician and CNM on-call to deliver your baby.

We specialize in pre pregnancy planning, normal and high risk pregnancies, postpartum care and so much more!

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We are the most experienced group of obstetricians and midwives in the Quad Cities. We are proud to offer unmatched and comprehensive services for all expectant mothers.

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We specialize in pre-pregnancy planning, normal and high-risk pregnancies, postpartum care, and so much more! In addition, we offer VBACs (Vaginal Birth After C-section).

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During labor and delivery there is a dedicated OB anesthesiologist dedicated to you. That means your care is top priority.

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We deliver at Genesis East, the hospital with the highest level of neonatal care (NICU) in the Quad Cities.

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