This article outlines the clinical management of common gastrointestinal disorders encountered in the primary care setting. The general assessment of a woman presenting with a gastrointestinal concern is reviewed. Diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, and anorectal disorders are covered with emphasis on client education. Gastroesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease is discussed with the latest treatment recommendations for Helicobacter pylori infection outlined. Diagnosis of gallbladder disease and gallstones with alternative treatment options is reviewed. Finally, the diagnosis and management of viral hepatitis is outlined. A case study is given to illustrate the basic principles needed by the nurse-midwifes in the assessment, diagnosis, and management of a woman with a gastrointestinal concern.