Midwives are highly qualified specialists in women's health, pregnancy, and childbirth. If you're pregnant, Dekalb Women's Specialists can provide expert care for you and your baby. At their locations in Lithonia, Decatur, and Stone Mountain, Georgia, the team of certified nurse-midwives offers a comprehensive range of exceptional midwife services. Call the office nearest you to schedule a consultation or book an appointment online today.
Midwife services are an important aspect of the care package offered to women by the team at Dekalb Women's Specialists. Midwifery is a specialized form of nursing that focuses on the care of women during pregnancy and childbirth.
Certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) provide midwife services, as well as a comprehensive range of women's primary health care services from adolescence onward. CNMs study both general nursing and midwifery and hold degree-level qualifications and accreditation.
The midwifery team at Dekalb Women's Specialists has considerable experience and expertise in helping women throughout their lives.
Midwives are best known for providing care during pregnancy and childbirth. They also care for healthy mothers and babies for the first 28 days of the postpartum period. If you’re planning to breastfeed your baby, your midwife can help you with getting started in the hospital after your baby is born.
Other midwife services available at Dekalb Women's Specialists include:
The midwives at Dekalb Women's Specialists conduct comprehensive assessments, make diagnoses, and treat pregnant women experiencing common problems like morning sickness, fatigue, backache, and acid reflux.
They conduct physical exams and prescribe medications for controlled substances and medical devices. They can also order and interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests.
Midwives are an excellent choice for expectant moms who want to take a more natural approach to childbirth. You can build up a close relationship with your midwife as they help you through your pregnancy and the childbirth experience. It may feel more like having a highly qualified friend at your side through your labor and delivery process.
Midwives are especially suitable to care for healthy women with low-risk pregnancies. If your pregnancy is high risk, you can still benefit from midwife services, but your obstetrician manages any complications that arise.
At Dekalb Women's Specialists, the midwifery team and the obstetrical team work in close harmony to provide you with optimal care.
To learn more about the benefits of using a midwife before, during, and after pregnancy, contact Dekalb Women's Specialists today. You can call to schedule a consultation or book an appointment using the online tool here on the website.