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Midwifery

Skagit Regional Health – Arlington Women’s Health offers Midwifery services. Our Certified Nurse Midwives are independent health care providers who specialize in women’s health, including pregnancy and delivery, as well as general health care exams. 

Midwives focus on a holistic approach, spending extra time on education, nutrition and support for both mother and baby. They are with you through active labor to delivery and promote natural progression with medical interventions only when necessary. 

Midwives care for low and moderate risk pregnancies and can potentialy co-manage higher risk patents with the doctor. 

 

Labor, Delivery and PostPartum Services

  • Intermittent listening to the baby without being secured to a monitor
  • No IV
  • Laboring mothers are able to walk and move around
  • Tub available for labor relief
  • Choice of position for delivery
  • Pain medication or epidural
  • Postpartum care
  • Breastfeeding support

Well-Women Care

 
  • Well-woman visits/Annual exams
  • Pap smears
  • Birth control
  • Irregular bleeding issues
  • Hormone therapy
  • STI and infection checks
  • Breast exams


Meet our Midwives!

Our midwives attend births at Cascade Valley Hospital's Family Birthing Center in Arlington.

 

Midwifery services are available at the following location: