Tag: labor and delivery

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|

Regional One Health offers support for expectant moms by introducing online childbirth education classes starting May 5

Regional One Health is now offering childbirth education classes online due to social distancing associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes classes can be accessed on a smart phone, tablet or computer. Topics include healthy pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum issues and breastfeeding. Classes are offered free to patients, and are designed to empower [...]

2020-04-28T07:58:13-06:00April 28th, 2020|

Regional One Health’s labor and delivery team welcomed the city’s first baby of the New Year – and he was born to one of their own

Riley Andrew James was born at Regional One Health at 12:11 a.m. January 1, making him Memphis's first baby of the decade. The experience was even more exciting for the labor and delivery team because Riley's mom is one of their own - labor and delivery nurse Secillia Mitchell. Secillia said she never considered [...]

2020-01-02T14:37:24-06:00January 2nd, 2020|

Nicaraguan family finds compassionate care in Memphis

Familia nicaragüense encuentra cuidado compasivo en Memphis La familia Vargas nunca imaginó que tendría su bebé en Memphis pero está agradecida de que lo hicieron. “Estoy agradecido por una Regional de la salud”, dijo Erenia Vargas. “Me sentí tan perdido”. Erenia y Héctor Vargas nunca se imaginaban que tendría un bebé en Memphis, Tennessee. [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:49-06:00April 23rd, 2018|

ONE Night Gala makes OR upgrades possible

Thanks to donations made at last year's ONE Night Gala, OR upgrades were made to four Trauma operating rooms, three Chandler operating rooms and Labor and Delivery bed and lighting upgrades. ONE Night Gala is a night of fun, but it’s also a time to give back to the important life-saving care [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:51-06:00April 3rd, 2018|

L&D nurse leans on family in breast cancer battle

Pam White (fifth from right, standing) and her family as she rings the bell to kick off the annual Ride to Rosemary, a team cycling event to promote cancer awareness, encourage a healthy lifestyle and raise funds for the WINGS Supportive Care Division at West Cancer Clinic. Pam White started as a [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:03-06:00October 24th, 2017|

Ruch cherishes role on Regional One Health nursing band

Faith Ruch loves nursing. She enjoys working with her hands, specifically with patients. She treasures the opportunity to witness the miracle of life as a Labor and Delivery nurse at Regional One Health. But nursing is only part of her life. Ruch has a side hustle as a professional musician. Her latest album, “Lessons [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:04-06:00October 17th, 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|