Obstetrics & Midwifery
Choose Obstetric Care That’s Close To Home
Congratulations, you’re having a baby! Whether you’re expecting your first child or your fourth, the Women's Health providers at West Jefferson Medical Center look forward to planning and preparing you for your new bundle of joy. Our experienced team can help you every step of the way on this incredible journey by offering specialized care in prenatal care, childbirth and post-delivery care.
The well-being of you and your baby is our highest priority, so during your obstetrical checkups we’re monitoring the baby’s heart rate, checking your blood pressure, examining the baby’s development and advising you about the care you need to stay healthy during this most important journey. With a highly-experienced team of compassionate obstetricians, moms-to-be on the Westbank, don’t have to go far to receive the best outcomes in maternity care.
Our expertise not only includes general obstetrics, but we also specialize in treatments for high-risk pregnancies including:
- Multiple births
- Gestational diabetes
- Gestational high blood pressure
- Thyroid disorders
- Pre-mature labor
- Recurrent miscarriages
Many changes and challenges will happen along the way – and we’ll be with you at every step. But the first step to having a healthy baby is having a healthy pregnancy and your journey starts here.
Midwifery: Your Delivery, Your Way
As the only facility offering Midwifery services on the Westbank, we take pride in empowering you to choose the type of birthing experience that is comfortable and convenient for your lifestyle. While today’s mom’s-to-be have more options than ever before, our Certified Nurse Midwives are advanced Nurse Practitioners who advocate for you. Whether you choose a natural childbirth or water childbirth, our extraordinary nurse midwives are your partners in the various stages of pregnancy, labor, birth and the post-partum period. We support all birth options and if needed, we also offer doula services too.
At West Jefferson Medical Center, our certified nurse midwives are experts in supporting moms-to be with the following services:
- Individualized education in prenatal care, labor and delivery, and post-partum support
- A birth plan unique to each patient, which may include natural or epidural births
- Prenatal visits
- Medication consulting
- Breastfeeding support
Schedule an appointment today! Call 504.349.6945 or log into your myLCMC Health Patient Portal.