Speaking of HealthBeware of risks, signs of premature birthJune 05, 2023
Speaking of HealthUnlocking the benefits of pelvic floor physical therapyMay 30, 2023
Speaking of HealthPregnancy's effect on pelvic floor healthMay 23, 2023
Speaking of HealthMenopause: A natural part of agingApril 26, 2023
Speaking of HealthMaternal-fetal health in African American womenMarch 16, 2023
Midwifery - Red Wing, Minnesota
Nurse midwives are advanced-practice providers with specialized training, education and certification in women's health. They are an integral part of the Obstetrics and Gynecology team.
Nurse midwives care for women from early adolescence through the onset of menopause, including prenatal care. Just like physicians, they are qualified to prescribe and administer medications as independent, licensed practitioners. Midwifery care focuses on providing holistic, evidence-based medicine and encouraging women to make informed decisions about their health care.
Nurse midwives specialize in:
- Birth control, including IUD and Nexplanon insertion
- Breast care
- Breastfeeding assistance
- Gynecological preventive exams
- Labor and delivery at the BirthPlace
- Postpartum care
- Preconception counseling
- Prenatal care
- Vaginal and sexual health
Services may vary by location.
See the Obstetrics and Gynecology page for more details about services.
Nurse midwives provide preconception, maternity and postpartum care for women who are considered at low risk for complications. They focus on the importance of patient participation, patient and family education, and commitment to low intervention and highly supportive care. They offer patients a wide range of pain management options, including epidurals, and they work collaboratively with physicians as needed to bring you a safe and satisfying birth experience.
Watch this video to learn more about how certified nurse-midwives care for healthy women from early adolescence through the onset of menopause:
Hospital and Clinic701 Hewitt Blvd., Red Wing, MN 55066
- Clinic Hours:
- Mon-Fri:7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
- Sat-Sun:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM