Midwives believe that giving birth is a natural, healthy event. They work with mothers-to-be to make pregnancy and birth as natural as possible.
We work with the midwives at Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center, a group of certified nurse-midwife professionals. That means they have completed a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a post-graduate degree in nurse-midwifery practice. Two of our nurse-midwives also specialize in caring for diabetic expectant mothers.
Natural deliveries at California Hospital allow moms-to-be to experience the comfort and control of a traditional birth center, as well as the peace of mind in knowing that medical intervention is readily available if necessary. With a nurse-midwife delivery, moms can have:
A midwife is a support-partner throughout your pregnancy. She pays close attention to your well-being – your physical, psychological, and social needs – for signs that you need help. She partners with an OB/GYN as needed to ensure that you have an informed team supporting your pregnancy.
Because they are licensed and certified healthcare professionals, our nurse-midwives provide a wide range of services throughout your pregnancy. They:
Another skill that makes our nurse-midwives among the best: they have a high success rate in delivering babies by vaginal birth after c-sections (VBAC). Find out more about VBAC deliveries.
For more information on our Maternity Services, please call (213) 742-6083.
For a Physician Referral, call (888) 742-2462 or use our online feature,Find a Doctor.