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Midwifery

Midwives offer holistic and personalized care for women at every stage of life from pregnancy and childbirth to menopause.

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Midwives work with women and families through:

  • pregnancy
  • childbirth
  • routine annual health exams
  • menopause

Your midwife will provide holistic care that focuses on helping your overall well-being, nutrition and healthy lifestyle, while supporting your emotional and physical wellness.

During pregnancy care and childbirth your midwife will:

  • recommend a combination of conventional and complimentary care such as chiropractic, massage, acupuncture, yoga, nutrition and exercise
  • support your birthing choices, including water birth, vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC), trial of labor after Cesarean (TOLAC) and family-centered Cesarean services, as appropriate with collaborative obstetrics partners
  • support your decision to use or not use medication in labor
  • encourage use of doulas for continuous labor support, hypnotherapy classes for birth preparation and placental encapsulation
  • attend family-centered births at The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern and Children's Minnesota in Minneapolis and St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee.

For your general care needs your midwife may offer:

  • ongoing annual health exams
  • Pap tests
  • birth control
  • infertility evaluations
  • menstruation concerns
  • menopause care

A certified nurse-midwife has an advanced master's or doctoral degree and is certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives.

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Source: Allina Health primary care
Reviewed by: Katherine Simon, CNM

First published: 3/7/2017
Last reviewed: 2/17/2017

Allina Health Everyday Clinic

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Everyday On Wheels

Everyday On Wheels mobile clinic is not wheel chair accessible due to the size of the vehicle. Patients should be able to safely climb a short set of stairs to enter the mobile clinic.

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Only these primary care appointments can be scheduled online. For all other appointments or with any questions, call 1-888-425-5462.