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Midwifery

Today's certified nurse midwife is a skilled professional who provides healthcare to women, focusing on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Dedicated to an interactive treatment style, our nurse midwives spend time getting to know all of their patients. This allows them to thoroughly understand their patient's health issues.

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Read what patients are saying about their midwifery experiences.

Choosing a Midwife for Your Health Care

Interested in learning more about the unique services a midwife provides? Rush Copley offers free meet and greet appointments. These 15 minute appointments give you the opportunity to learn more about our midwives, the personalized care you will receive and how the office operates.

Topics that are discussed during the appointment include:

  • Certified Nurse Midwife education, background, and scope of care
  • How Certified Nurse Midwives work with physician collaboration if needed
  • The care and support Certified Nurse Midwives provide during pregnancy and labor/birth
  • Birth plan options

Services

  • Gynecological Exams
  • Menopause Management
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Care
  • Routine/Annual Exams
  • Family Planning
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Individualized and Alternative Births
  • Water birth

HElpful Information for our Pregnant Patients



Childbirth MethodS and Other Resources

  • The Bradley Method® -The Bradley Method® teaches natural childbirth and views birth as a natural process.
  • Hypno Birthing - A technique geared to achieving a satisfying, relaxing and stress-free birth.
  • Doulas
    Doulamatch.net- A doula database designed to help you find the right doula for you.
    DONA International- Learn more about the role of the doula.
Books and Movies
  • Birthing from Within, Pam Englan
  • Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, Ina Marie Gaskin
  • Your Best Birth, Rickie Lake
  • When Survivors Give Birth, Penny Simkin