Midwifery Services

What is a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)? 

Midwives are medical providers with advanced training in both nursing and midwifery, and are certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives. 

Services

Broadlawns Midwifery Services provide a full spectrum of women’s healthcare services including:

  • Well Woman Visits

  • Annual Exams

  • Pap Smears

  • STI Checks

  • Family Planning

  • Birth Control

  • Pregnancy, birth, and Postpartum Care

  • Breastfeeding support and education

Midwifery care also includes health promotion, disease prevention, and individualized wellness education and counseling. 

Benefits to Choosing a Nurse Midwife

  • Midwives provide expert, personalized care, and emotional support during pregnancy and delivery.

  • Women working with midwives tend to undergo fewer inductions and require less anesthesia.

  • Midwives are knowledgeable about strategies to reduce pain without medical intervention.

Benefits to Midwifery Care in a Hospital Setting

  • Access to state-of-the-art technology.

  • Our midwives and obstetricians work together and combine their skill sets to ensure you receive the best care.

  • Obstetricians are on staff in case emergencies arise that require a surgeon or consult.

Providers

null  Jessica Bottenfield-Biehn, ARNP/CNM
null  Rebecca Schleuger-Valadao, ARNP/CNM
null  Kari Ward, DNP, ARNP/CNM