Complete gynecological and obstetrical care for women at every stage of life, from adolescence through menopause. 

OB/GYN Services

Androscoggin Valley Hospital and Coös County Family Health Services (CCFHS) providers partner to provide you with high quality OB/GYN services across the North Country. Appointments are available, close to home, at multiple locations, within Coös County.

We provide counseling, education, evaluation, and treatment for:

  • Contraceptive management
  • Infertility: Intrauterine insemination
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Premenstrual tension syndrome
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Urogynecology (bladder dysfunctions)
  • Menopause
  • Cancer screening and treatment
  • Osteoporosis prevention

Professional staff are concerned with the health care needs of all women throughout their lifecycle. Having a regular gynecological exam is a key part of your health care maintenance.

Labor and delivery services are provided in Berlin, at The Valley Birthplace at AVH.

Having a baby is an amazing and life-changing experience. At the Valley Birthplace at AVH, we are honored to be a part of your joyous occasion. We believe in a family-centered approach during this personal experience. As expectant parents, you can count on our medical and nursing expertise to guide you through this exciting time in your lives. From childbirth education classes, labor, delivery, breastfeeding, and then going home, we will be there for you every step of the way.

Our board-certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Dr. Krzysztof Z. Plociennik, and staff of dedicated nurses are here to ensure that every new mother has a safe, comfortable, and highly personal experience.

This is why we offer private labor/delivery suites featuring large, private rooms with hardwood floors, , cozy gliders, modern bathrooms with showers, soaking tubs and other comforts of home, like flat-screen TVs with DVD/CD players, and a refrigerator in your room. Our staff offers a soothing environment and personalized, high-quality care for healthy and safe childbirth. We keep your needs and desires our priority during your labor and birthing experience.

Additional support and services you can count on include:

  • Novii Wireless Bluetooth fetal monitoring to enable laboring moms to move around, as needed
  • Nitrous is available for pain management, as needed
  • Lactation support for the first 24-48 hours, plus pre-natal and post-natal lactation guidance from a certified lactation counselor
  • A delicious, congratulatory dinner and dessert prepared for the new parents by the AVH Head Chef

To help you prepare for your birthing experience at AVH, click here for a helpful list of items to gather and bring with you to the hospital for your delivery.

For more information or to schedule a pre-natal appointment with Dr. Plociennik at our Berlin location, please call (603) 752-2300.

For an appointment in Colebrook, please call (603) 388-4330.

For an appointment in Lancaster, please call (603) 788-5095.

For a pre-natal appointment with Brianne Teaboldt, MD, at Coös County Family Health Services, please call (603) 752-2040.


OB/GYN Provider