Avera Medical Group Certified Nurse Midwifery Sioux Falls
Contact Avera Medical Group Certified Nurse Midwifery
If you think a certified nurse midwife would be a good fit for you during pregnancy and childbirth, or for annual well-woman care, contact Avera Medical Group Certified Nurse Midwifery at:
Certified Nurse Midwives are registered nurses with advanced training in women's health. Wellness, education and patient empowerment are important facets of midwife care. Nurse midwives independently manage women's health care within a system that allows for physician collaboration or referral.
As skilled professionals, nurse midwives provide safe and personalized care with an understanding of the unique physical, social and spiritual needs of women. Avera Medical Group Certified Nurse Midwifery Sioux Falls is a department of Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center.
Pregnancy & Childbirth
During your pregnancy, midwives follow the same course of prenatal care including prenatal visits, lab work, ultrasounds, etc. Midwives provide support to you in the hospital during labor and they attend their own patients' births. Midwives work closely with perinatologists and OB/GYN specialists if complications arise and stay with you if intervention is needed.
Women of all ages can see a certified nurse midwife for their annual physical exam including Pap test, breast and pelvic exams, complete health history and general wellness counseling. Certified nurse midwives are able to screen for and treat vaginal infections, menstrual irregularities, pelvic pain and PMS.
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