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Southwest Family Physicians

Family Practice & Medical Weight Loss located in Tigard, OR

Compassion and consistency in care are priorities for the midwifery team at Southwest Family Physicians in Tigard, Oregon. Our midwives are licensed and highly trained to assist you in all aspects of pregnancy and delivery care. Our midwifery team is made up of Certified Nurse Practitioners, so you can also visit them for your general gynecological needs, including birth control, breast exams and menopause care. If you’re pregnant or are looking for reliable gynecological care, schedule a consultation with the Southwest Family Physicians midwifery team today by calling the office or by booking an appointment online now.

Midwifery Q & A

What is midwifery?

Midwifery is health care that focuses on a healthy pregnancy and delivery. The midwives at Southwest Family Physicians are all licensed to provide you with the highest level of prenatal care and support during childbirth. They also assist with newborn care, breastfeeding, and postpartum care for new moms.

The midwifery team also offers services like:

  • Breast exams
  • Menopause care
  • Annual gynecological exams
  • Treatment of gynecological issues

Birth control management and counseling are also available through midwifery services at Southwest Family Physicians.

Why should I consider using a midwife?

The many changes your body goes through during pregnancy can be overwhelming. You may also have a lot of questions about your baby’s development and childbirth. Relying on the expertise of a midwife can take away the stress and ensure that you have the resources you need to deliver a healthy, happy baby.

The goal of midwife pregnancy care is to provide you with holistic options for prenatal care and consistent support throughout your pregnancy and delivery. As you get to know your team of midwives, you start building a trusted relationship with professionals who understand the ins and outs of pregnancy and childbirth.

What can I expect from midwife pregnancy care?

Your Southwest Family Physicians midwife team performs routine pregnancy checks during your prenatal visits to monitor the growth and development of your baby.

As you near your delivery date, the midwife team provides you with information you need to prepare for childbirth, including details about natural childbirth or the use of epidurals and other pain relievers during delivery. The team assists with births at Providence St. Vincent’s in Portland, Oregon, and Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center in Tualatin, Oregon.

Following the birth of your child, the Southwest Family Physicians midwives provide comprehensive support for breastfeeding. Our midwives are also Certified Nurse Practitioners and can give your baby their first checkup at our office in Tigard.

You can continue working with the midwifery staff for your annual gynecological visits and to manage your options for birth control.

To learn more about the benefits of midwifery services at Southwest Family Physicians, call the office today or request a consultation online now.