A Certified Nurse-Midwife practice is the independent management of women’s health care, focusing on pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period, care of the newborn, and the family planning and gynecological needs of women.
The certified nurse-midwife practices within a health care system that provides for consultation, collaborative management, or referral as indicated by the health status of the patient. Certified nurse-midwives practice in accordance with the current Standards of the Practice of Nurse Midwifery, as defined by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
At Southern Crescent Women’s Healthcare, you may see a nurse-midwife to monitor the health of you and your baby during the nine months prior to delivery. Their focus is on education and making sure the patient is well informed throughout the pregnancy. Our team of Certified Nurse-Midwives are available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Certified Nurse-Midwives are covered by private insurance carriers, including Tricare. For more information click www.midwife.org.
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