Prenatal Care & Women's Health

If it takes a village, then there’s a village here for you.

Women's Health

Birth Control

  • Placement/Removal of IUDs (Mirena and Paraguard)

  • Placement/Removal of Nexplanon (Arm Implant)

  • Referral for tubal ligation and vasectomies

  • Prescriptions of patches, pills, etc.

  • Free condoms

STD Testing and Treatment

  • Cancer Screening

  • Pap smears and pelvic exams

  • Orders for mammography and ultrasound

  • Referral for colposcopy

Evaluation and treatment for irregular menstrual bleeding

  • Endometrial biopsy

  • Lab testing and treatment for heavy/painful bleeding or missed periods

  • Pregnancy testing

Prenatal Care

Dr. Mitchell will be your doctor throughout your pregnancy – both at the clinic and at the hospital for delivery

Prenatal Education

Diet and Nutrition Counseling

Breastfeeding/Lactation Counseling

Stress & Emotion Care

Coordination transfer of care to hospital

Call anytime, we are usually able to get you in within a day or for an appointment to confirm the pregnancy with a urine test done in the office. At that visit, the provider will discuss your options, whether you choose to continue the pregnancy or not. You will then be scheduled for your next visit within a week.

At the next visit you will meet with our prenatal counselor, who will discuss important topics about pregnancy health, review your personal and family health history to see if any additional testing is appropriate.  Your counselor will also help get you set up with Medi-Cal insurance, WIC, and link you to dental care if needed. Expect to spend about 40 minutes at this visit plus blood work.

While at the clinic that day, you will get standard blood and urine tests done and be scheduled for your first appointment to meet with Dr. Mitchell.

Dr. Mitchell will work with you throughout the entire pregnancy and delivery! She is a Family Medicine physician who also does Obstetrics, so she will be able to care for your newborn after delivery as well if you choose. You will meet with her once a month in the clinic for the first 2 trimesters of the pregnancy, then more frequently as you get closer to your due date. She has available appointments during the morning, afternoon, and evening on various days of the week.

She delivers babies at Woodland Memorial Hospital, so if you choose to deliver there, she will be on call for you when you go into labor. She will also work closely with you (available by pager even when the clinic is closed) if any concerns come up, like unusual pain, early contractions, or concerns for infection.

After the delivery at Woodland, Dr. Mitchell will continue to see both you and your baby at the hospital until you are both ready to go home. You and baby will then be able to continue your care together at the clinic, where we also have a pediatrician and breast feeding consultant (who can do home visits if needed) to help support your new family!

How soon should I come to the clinic if I missed my period or had a positive home pregnancy test?

The earlier the better, but anytime before 10 weeks after your last period is ideal. This way we can discuss important pregnancy-specific health issues and do standard blood and urine tests -- ¿Qué tan pronto debo acudir a la clínica si no tuve mi período o tuve una prueba de embarazo casera positiva? Cuanto antes, mejor, pero lo ideal es cualquier momento antes de las 10 semanas posteriores a la última menstruación. De esta manera podemos discutir importantes problemas de salud específicos del embarazo y realizar análisis estándar de sangre y orina.

What If I don’t have insurance?

Our team of financial advisors will help get you set up for OB-Medi-Cal or other programs that you may qualify for. In California, all pregnant women (regardless of citizenship status) qualify for insurance. Our clinic never turns away patients for lack of insurance. -- ¿Qué pasa si no tengo seguro? Nuestro equipo de asesores financieros lo ayudará a prepararse para OB-Medi-Cal u otros programas para los que puede calificar. En California, todas las mujeres embarazadas (independientemente de su estado de ciudadanía) califican para el seguro. Nuestra clínica nunca rechaza a los pacientes por falta de seguro.

Where can I get blood and urine tests done

We can draw all testing right inside the clinic. You don’t need to go to a separate laboratory. -- ¿Dónde puedo hacerme análisis de sangre y orina? Podemos dibujar todas las pruebas dentro de la clínica. No es necesario que vaya a un laboratorio aparte.

What if I need to see a counselor for anxiety or depression?

We have two psychologists on staff who are here to work with you and your doctor to manage your mental health issues. -- ¿Qué pasa si necesito ver a un consejero por ansiedad o depresión? Tenemos dos psicólogos en el personal que están aquí para trabajar con usted y su médico para manejar sus problemas de salud mental.

Are there medications or foods I should avoid when I’m pregnant?

It’s always best to discuss any medication with the doctor before taking it, but Tylenol (acetaminophen) is generally safe for minor headaches and pains -- ¿Hay medicamentos o alimentos que deba evitar cuando estoy embarazada? Siempre es mejor hablar con el médico sobre cualquier medicamento antes de tomarlo, pero Tylenol (acetaminofén) generalmente es seguro para dolores de cabeza y dolores leves.

Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding or cramping when pregnant?

It depends of the amount and the timing. Call the clinic or speak with your doctor immediately if you have concerns. -- ¿Es normal tener sangrado vaginal o cólicos durante el embarazo? Depende de la cantidad y el momento. Llame a la clínica o hable con su médico inmediatamente si tiene dudas.

Where can I get prenatal vitamins and when should I start taking them?

Ideally, prenatal vitamins are started before conception, but should be continued throughout pregnancy. You can buy them over the counter or your doctor can prescribe them for you (some insurances cover the cost) -- ¿Dónde puedo obtener vitaminas prenatales y cuándo debo empezar a tomarlas? Idealmente, las vitaminas prenatales se inician antes de la concepción, pero deben continuarse durante todo el embarazo. Puede comprarlos sin receta o su médico puede recetarlos por usted (algunos seguros cubren el costo)

When will I get to hear the baby’s heart beat?

Early in pregnancy, the heart is very, very small. It is not until about 10-12 weeks of pregnancy that you will be able to hear the heartbeat by the Doppler the doctor uses in the office -- ¿Cuándo podré escuchar los latidos del corazón del bebé? Al principio del embarazo, el corazón es muy, muy pequeño. No es hasta aproximadamente las 10-12 semanas de embarazo que podrá escuchar los latidos del corazón mediante el Doppler que el médico usa en el consultorio.

When will I get to see the baby on ultrasound?

In a healthy pregnancy, most insurances will only pay for one ultrasound. This is usually done at 20 weeks of pregnancy in order to see all the organs (heart, lungs, stomach, etc) that before that time are not developed/large enough to see. Winters Healthcare has it's own ultrasound machine so that you can see the pregnancy at your first visit with Dr.Mitchell! -- ¿Cuándo podré ver a la bebé en ultrasonido? En un embarazo saludable, la mayoría de los seguros solo pagarán una ecografía. Esto generalmente se hace a las 20 semanas de embarazo para poder ver todos los órganos (corazón, pulmones, estómago, etc.) que antes de ese tiempo no están lo suficientemente desarrollados / grandes para ver. Winters Healthcare tiene su propia máquina de ultrasonido para que pueda ver el embarazo en su primera visita con el Dr. Mitchell.

Is it safe to get COVID-19 Vaccines while pregnant or breastfeeding?

COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people 12 years and older, including people who are pregnant. If you are pregnant, you might want to have a conversation with your healthcare provider about COVID-19 vaccination. While such a conversation might be helpful, it is not required before vaccination. You can receive a COVID-19 vaccine without any additional documentation from your healthcare provider. COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people 12 years and older, including people who are breastfeeding. Clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccines currently used in the United States did not include people who are breastfeeding. Because the vaccines have not been studied in people who are breastfeeding, there are limited data available on the: Safety of COVID-19 vaccines in people who are breastfeeding Effects of vaccination on the breastfed baby Effects on milk production or excretion COVID-19 vaccines cannot cause infection in anyone, including the mother or the baby, and the vaccines are effective at preventing COVID-19 in people who are breastfeeding. Recent reports have shown that breastfeeding people who have received mRNA COVID-19 vaccines have antibodies in their breastmilk, which could help protect their babies. More data are needed to determine what protection these antibodies may provide to the baby. For more information, please visit- COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding ( -- La vacuna COVID-19 se recomienda para todas las personas mayores de 12 años, incluidas las embarazadas. Si está embarazada, es posible que desee conversar con su proveedor de atención médica sobre la vacuna COVID-19. Si bien esta conversación puede resultar útil, no es necesaria antes de la vacunación. Puede recibir una vacuna COVID-19 sin ninguna documentación adicional de su proveedor de atención médica. La vacuna COVID-19 se recomienda para todas las personas mayores de 12 años, incluidas las que están amamantando. Los ensayos clínicos de las vacunas COVID-19 que se utilizan actualmente en los Estados Unidos no incluyeron a personas que están amamantando. Debido a que las vacunas no se han estudiado en personas que están amamantando, hay datos limitados disponibles sobre: Seguridad de las vacunas COVID-19 en personas que están amamantando Efectos de la vacunación en el bebé amamantado Efectos sobre la producción o excreción de leche Las vacunas COVID-19 no pueden causar infección en nadie, incluida la madre o el bebé, y las vacunas son eficaces para prevenir el COVID-19 en personas que están amamantando. Informes recientes han demostrado que las personas que amamantan y han recibido vacunas de ARNm COVID-19 tienen anticuerpos en la leche materna, lo que podría ayudar a proteger a sus bebés. Se necesitan más datos para determinar qué protección pueden proporcionar estos anticuerpos al bebé. Para mayor información por favor visite- Vacunas contra el COVID-19 durante el embarazo y el periodo de lactancia (

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Meet Our Prenatal Team
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Prenantal Care Coordinator & Integrated Health Coach

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Family Medicine and Obstetrics

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Certified Nurse Midwife



Medical Assistant

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Insurance Enrollment Services

Our enrollment specialists can help you sign up for a number of health and service programs. At no cost to you, we can help you enroll in the following programs:


Family Pact (FPACT)

Cancer Detection Program: Every Woman Counts

Healthy Families

Healthy Kids

Kaiser Child Health Plan



Presumptive Eligibility for Medi-Cal


Affordable Care Act and Covered California

Covered California is where Californians can shop for and compare quality health plans. You may even get help paying for it.