Midwifery

Certified Nurse Midwives help moms-to-be write their perfect birth story

Asia and Michael Meador were ecstatic when they learned they were expecting their first baby. As a new mom-to-be, Asia knew she’d face plenty of unknowns – labor and delivery, midnight feedings, changing those first tiny diapers. But she had a clear idea of how she wanted her birth story and early chapters of [...]

2019-01-04T10:13:26-06:00December 17th, 2018|

Local Memphis Live features nurse midwives, Regional One Memphis Music Series

Regional One Health nurse midwife Brenda “Breia” Loft, CNM, MSN, joined Levitt Shell Executive Director Anne Pitts on Local 24 earlier this week to discuss the upcoming weekend of concerts in the Regional One Memphis Music Series as well as midwifery services at Regional One Health. The Regional One Memphis Music Series began June [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:47-06:00June 26th, 2018|

Patient Story: Nurse midwives provide special delivery

Photo Credit: JL Scott Photography When Sarah Irby returned to Memphis with her husband in 2015 after living in Nebraska for a couple of years, she recently had given birth to a son with the assistance of nurse midwives. She knew that if she had another child she wanted to again deliver [...]

2018-10-10T08:15:18-06:00August 8th, 2017|

Dispelling myths and misconceptions about midwifery

Home births with no pain medications allowed is a pretty common assumption people make about how midwives deliver babies. The six Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) at Regional One Health have heard that and much more, honestly. But more than 94 percent of Certified Nurse Midwife-attended births in the U.S. actually occur in a hospital, [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:10-06:00June 22nd, 2017|

Hollywood Primary Care offers new supportive pregnancy program

Jennifer Price, program coordinator, leads The March of Dimes Supportive Pregnancy Care at Hollywood Primary Care. If pregnancy is a journey sometimes it helps to have friends along for the ride. That’s part of the idea with the new March of Dimes Supportive Pregnancy Care program at Regional One Health Hollywood Primary [...]

2018-10-10T08:21:24-06:00May 18th, 2017|

Hospital midwifery services unique to Regional One Health

The Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) at Regional One Health provide a unique opportunity for expectant mothers who want that non-traditional experience while being an active advocate in their own labor and delivery process, now providing 24/7 coverage to the hospital for deliveries with its midwifery program. Regional One Health is the only hospital in [...]

2018-10-10T08:21:25-06:00May 11th, 2017|

Regional One Health Honored for Midwife Program

Regional One Health and Hollywood Primary Care were recently honored with a Better Options in Birth Award. The award, presented by statewide coalition Healthy and Free Tennessee, honors healthcare providers who are striving to offer more evidence-based and woman-centered options to expectant mothers. Honorees include those who have expanded the options available to expectant [...]

2018-10-10T08:25:22-06:00June 20th, 2014|