LDS Hospital

(801) 408-1100Map8th Avenue & C StreetSalt Lake City, UT 84143

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Fetal Medicine/Perinatal Center
(801) 408-3446

Infant Hearing
(801) 408-3439

Labor and Delivery
(801) 408-3460

Maternal/Newborn
(801) 408-2457

Neonatology/Pediatrics
(801) 408-3474

Special Care Nursery
(801) 408-3433

Features

Avenues Midwifery Women’s Healthcare is dedicated to personalized healthcare based on the unique physical, social and spiritual needs of each patient. Our focus is on wellness and patient choice.

Our Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) provide a variety of health services to women of all ages, including:

  • Providing care and assistance with labor and childbirth
  • Providing other women's health services, such as assisting women through life changes associated with menopause

CNMs provide care and assistance with childbirth, including:

  • Prenatal care in an office setting
  • Assistance with labor and delivery during childbirth
    • All births take place in the hospital with physician consultation when necessary
    • Patients may choose pain-relieving medications, epidural anesthesia, or natural childbirth
  • Postpartum and contraceptive care after delivery, including follow-up care at two and six weeks after the birth

CNMs provide other women's health services, including:

  • Family planning (contraception) services
  • Yearly screening exams, including pap smears and breast exams
  • Menopausal counseling and system management options
  • Treatment of vaginal and bladder infections

CNMs offer a free consultation visit that gives you an opportunity to meet with one of the providers for further information and to ask questions.

Avenues Midwifery Women’s Healthcare
324 10th Avenue, Suite 184
Salt Lake City, Utah 84103
Phone: (801) 408-1440

What are the qualifications of a certified nurse midwife?

A CNM is a registered nurse with years of specialized training who holds a masters degree in nurse-midwifery. CNMs have met national certification requirements, including a national board examination and have met Utah's healthcare provider licensing requirements.

CNMs are advanced practice nurses who are able to provide full care to women before, during and after pregnancy. The care provided includes prescribing medications and ordering epidural anesthesia for pain relief during labor, if needed. They also provide gynecologic care to women of all ages, including the years through menopause.

Should an at-risk situation develop, nurse midwives work closely with doctors in Maternal-Fetal Medicine to assure the highest quality of care for the new mother and her baby.

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