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Midwifery Services

Midwifery Services

Midwifery Services services offered in Edina and Burnsville, MN

Midwifery services at Southdale ObGyn involve a team of Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) who are expertly trained, experienced professionals who embrace a low-tech and high-touch approach to healthcare for women — from the teen years to childbearing, menopause, and beyond. No matter your age or stage, a midwife may be the perfect fit for you. Their  CNMs see patients at both office locations in Edina and Burnsville, Minnesota, and perform deliveries at Fairview Southdale Hospital. To make an appointment with a midwife, call either office or request an appointment online.

Midwifery Services Q & A

What do midwifery services include?

At Southdale ObGyn, midwifery services consist of:

Midwifery services for OB Care

You may begin your care with a CNM before you become pregnant, at the beginning of your pregnancy, or up to 32 weeks. Women with low risk pregnancies seeking minimal intervention during pregnancy and delivery will be thrilled with midwives' personal and professional support level.

Midwives are endorsed and backed by a team of physicians, so consultation and treatment are always available for unexpected complications. They can personalize the process and help guide you through all the phases of pregnancy, working to ensure your good health and your baby's health.

When you enter labor, your midwife will meet you at the hospital and spend time with you as labor progresses. She will work with you and your family, encouraging and coaching you. She will be there to steady and guide you as birth approaches and work with the hospital staff to help you achieve a healthy delivery. 

Southdale ObGyn midwives also care for you in the postpartum period, including any care needed after delivery and your postpartum visit.

Midwifery services for GYN Care

Southdale ObGyn believes a good midwife listens to patient expectations and collaborates with the patient to meet them. The CNMs are well trained to provide midwifery services and gynecological care for women of all ages.

Midwives meet you where you are and guide you through all stages of life, from teen years through life’s changes. From helping you choose the proper birth control to ease the symptoms of menopause, they are by your side and can collaborate with physicians as needed.

Are midwifery services right for me?

From teen years through menopause, Southdale ObGyn knows that women want and need choices, especially regarding childbirth. Their CNMs provide:

  • Prenatal care and nutrition
  • Natural birthing
  • Un-medicated birthing
  • Pain management options during labor and childbirth
  • Supportive care through physical and emotional teen years

They understand life changes and offer creative solutions for perimenopause and menopause.

No matter your age or stage, midwifery services may be the perfect fit for you. Call either office to speak with the friendly staff and schedule a consultation. Or request an appointment online at your earliest convenience.