A Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) is an advanced practice nurse specializing in labor and delivery and gynecological health. A midwife provides women's health services beyond the delivery room, including:
Midwives can take a more natural approach to childbirth and are a great option for low-risk, healthy pregnancies. According to the American College of Nurse-Midwives, benefits of receiving midwifery care include:
At JPMC, our midwife works closely alongside board-certified obstetricians if and when high-risk complications arise to ensure peace of mind for both mother and baby.