Midwifery at St. Mary's
A Certified Nurse Midwife is a specially trained nurse who has gone onto receive an advanced degree in midwifery. They are trained in the care of women throughout their lifespan, from early adolescence through menopause.
Midwives are geared toward helping women have their desired birth experience. Much of their time is spent focusing on the mothers and educating them on normal physiological births and they are considered the experts in that field. Research on better outcomes and fewer c-sections often leads you to midwives. Their focus on evidence-based practices is essential to their care.