Posts Tagged ‘Midwifery’

Hannah Proctor to lead Vanderbilt’s strengthened support for reproductive health and parenting

September 1, 2022

Vanderbilt has named Hannah Proctor, MSN’16, to the new role of reproductive health and parenting resource coordinator for the university community. Proctor has been part of the VUSN/Vanderbilt COVID response effort since early in the pandemic. She is a certified nurse-midwife, and will be the first point of contact for pregnant individuals and parents who may need assistance and support. She will be available to help faculty, students, staff and postdoctoral scholars.

Vanderbilt, UNC and Duke nurse-midwives join forces to reduce Black maternal health risks

June 27, 2022

Nurse-midwives and educators from three prominent research universities have teamed up to improve pregnancy outcomes in Black communities by providing specialized training for doulas, persons who support birthing mothers and families through the entire process of childbirth. Doulas offer emotional and informational support for pregnant persons and their families.

“Call the Midwife” returns Sunday with post-episode blogs from Vanderbilt School of Nursing Nurse-Midwives

March 18, 2022

The new season of Nashville Public Television’s hit show, Call the Midwife, starts this Sunday—and as they have since the series came to NPT in 2013, Vanderbilt School of Nursing nurse-midwives are ready to share their insights and experiences in post-episode blogs.

Nitrous oxide makes a comeback

February 13, 2017

In 2014 Nicole Dutcher delivered her first child using natural childbirth. She was passionate about trying it again with her second pregnancy. But one thing stood in the way — her memory.

Top 10 misconceptions about nitrous oxide in labor

February 13, 2017

Nitrous oxide makes you laugh (hence the nickname “laughing gas”). Because nitrous oxide decreases anxiety, it puts women more at ease and they may be more talkative and relaxed — but don’t count on side-splitting laughter. Nitrous oxide is offered at many hospitals and birth centers.

New birth center to open in West End area of Nashville

July 21, 2015

NASHVILE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A new birth center will soon open in the West End area of Nashville in collaboration with Vanderbilt Health. Baby+Company, located near Vanderbilt University Medical Center, is the only free-standing birth center in Nashville. The center’s services include pre-natal, labor and delivery, postpartum, and newborn care. They also offer annual exams,…