Royalty free and rights managed images of expectant mothers being cared for by doctors, nurses and midwives on hospital wards. Medical care of pregnant women is a speciality known as obstetrics. Photographs and pictures include the stages of care before, during and after childbirth. Caesarean sections are included here, along with monitoring equipment used to assess the health of mother and baby. The images also include family visits and the father or partner with the newborn baby.