Why choose a Midwife?
Today’s CNM, certified nurse midwife, is a registered nurse who has completed advanced studies in women’s health care and midwifery. The midwife is a skilled health care professional who provides primary health care to women. A CNM can provide gynecological care that includes annual physical exam, pelvic and breast exams, and Pap smears. They educate and assist with different family planning methods. Treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and menopausal symptoms and prescribing hormonal replacement therapy are also done by the CNM.