About Us


 

About Us

 

Our practice was founded in 2012 with a mind for an integrative approach to pregnancy, childbirth, and women's health.  It brings the best of all the birthing world together under one room. Our breadth of expertise ranges from high-risk pregnancies and maternal-fetal medicine to midwifery care and holistic, natural childbirth. 

 

Our Mission

The mission of Integrative Obstetrics & Midwifery is to provide women and their families with the best and most up to date obstetrical care available in New Jersey. It is also to provide the information required to make informed decisions regarding Choices in Childbirth so that women and their families feel supported and honored as they enter parenthood or continue on their parental path. We are committed to the highest quality of patient satisfaction delivered with honesty and warmth.

 

The Integrative OB Difference

Three different disciplines working together in an integrative model. Maternal-Fetal Medicine, OB/GYN,  & Midwives

Our practice is a partnership between three different disciplines in medicine to create an environment where women not only feel supported by also feel safe, confident, and secure.

Obstetricians are experts in the deviations from the normal labor progression and pattern. When midwives and physicians work together, it gives women the best of both worlds. The midwifery expertise of normal labor and a doctor's experience of the abnormal.

Midwives are experts in natural childbirth. They have extensive training and experience with the variations in a normal labor and are comfortable to handle all different types of labors. Midwives support women and attend to women in labor. A lot of their care focuses on the relationship created in the prenatal period and assisting the mother and her team to best prepare for an excellent labor.

Hallmarks of Integrative Obstetrical care include informed consent, shared decision making, labor support and guidance, and a commitment to the most up-to-date and evidence-based information available.

 

Schedule today with one of our providers:

Dr. Yaakov Abdelhak (Perinatologist)

Kristin Mallon, CNM, MS, RNC-OB (Midwife)

Dr. Amanda Resnikoff (OB/GYN)

Dr. Jonathan Ratzersdorfer (OB/GYN)

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