Midwifery

National Midwifery Week starts October 4! Learn about a style of care that empowers patients through education, trust and expertise

October 4-10 is National Midwifery Week, and it's a great time to learn about the empowering care provided by the team of Certified Nurse Midwives at Regional One Health. Our nurse midwives see patients for well-woman care and pregnancy and childbirth care, and they provide education and support along with medical expertise. They're available [...]

2020-10-09T13:06:45-06:00October 2nd, 2020|

Nurse midwives can enhance the joy of pregnancy and childbirth through care that focuses on each patient’s goals

Regional One Health's team of certified nurse midwives focus on providing evidence-based care with a personal touch. For women who are expecting a baby, it's a great way to receive exceptional prenatal care and have a provider's one-on-one support in achieving their ideal birth plan. Regional One Health is the only hospital in Memphis [...]

2020-09-14T15:29:58-06:00September 11th, 2020|

Nurse midwives aren’t just for pregnancy – women can benefit from their skilled, patient-focused care at any stage of life

Midwifery isn't just for pregnancy and birth - it's a great health care option for women at all stages of life! Regional One Health's team of Certified Nurse Midwives see patients of all ages for regular well-woman care. They look to build genuine relationships with their patients in order to help them improve their [...]

2020-09-14T15:31:21-06:00September 4th, 2020|

Certified Nurse Midwives offer women personalized, empowering health care – no matter what stage of life they’re in

Did you know nurse midwives are highly-trained practitioners who can prescribe medication, care for women of all ages and oversee hospital births? There are a lot of myths out there about this personalized style of care, and Regional One Health's certified nurse midwives are looking to separate fact from fiction. Our midwifery practice is [...]

2020-09-14T15:54:14-06:00August 28th, 2020|

As a nurse, Elizabeth Raffel saw how midwifery can make childbirth magical. As a mom, she got to experience it for herself.

When Elizabeth Raffel found out she was pregnant, she wanted to do everything she could to have a healthy pregnancy and baby and the magical experience she wanted. As a labor & delivery nurse, Elizabeth knew right where to look - Regional One Health's certified nurse midwives. She said the nurse midwives provided personalized, [...]

2020-08-19T14:37:05-06:00August 19th, 2020|

“We want each patient at the center of her care:” Midwifery offers comprehensive care with a personal touch for every stage of a woman’s life

Regional One Health's certified nurse midwives can help women of all ages live a healthier life. Their personalized, empowering style of care is ideal for everyone - young women seeking honest information and support, expectant moms who want a special birth experience and menopausal women who want to stay active and healthy. Our nurse [...]

2020-09-14T15:41:58-06:00August 12th, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-09-14T15:34:41-06:00December 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, [...]

2020-09-14T15:43:09-06:00June 22nd, 2017|
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