Fairfax OB/GYN Associates, P.C. is dedicated to providing you with the most comprehensive care possible. We have the equipment and well-trained staff to handle normal deliveries as well as high-risk pregnancies.
What is a Nurse-Midwife?
Today’s Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) is a professional healthcare provider, who is also a Registered Nurse (RN) that has completed a graduate education program accredited by the American College of Nurse Midwives. CNM's function as primary healthcare providers for women throughout their lifetime, including gynecological care and obstetrical care. Our nurse midwives provide prenatal care and well woman gyn care, as well as treatment of gynecological disorders.
Is Nurse-Midwifery Care for You?
YES, IF . . . You are looking for an option in childbirth that is natural, safe and healthy. When you choose a nurse-midwife you receive individualized care and attention. Your nurse-midwife takes time to respond to your concerns and questions. She addresses emotional as well as physical changes you may be having. She becomes your guide through pregnancy, monitoring your progress carefully searching for any potential problems. If necessary, she can discuss concerns with our interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurse practitioners, sonographers and childbirth educators at any time.