Tag: midwifery

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|

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|

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|