Faculty Practice Nurse-Midwifery and Primary Care for Women
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Our primary care nurse practitioners and nurse-midwives are your first stop for health care.

We offer more than just a great labor & birth experience! Though midwives are well known for our expertise in pregnancy and birth, we also care for any woman who wants our personal, direct, educational, evidence-based approach to gynecology from teen years through menopause.

The Nurse-Midwives offer:

Prenatal care
Labor and delivery care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Postpartum care
Lactation support
Annual well-woman exams
Pap smears
Colposcopy for follow-up of abnormal pap smears
Birth control counseling
Prescriptions for birth control pills
Nexplanon and IUD insertion and removal
Testing and treatment for infections
Preconception counseling
Breast exams and mammography scheduling


The Vanderbilt Faculty Practice has a board-certified lactation consultant in our offices, available to all our patients at no additional cost.

She offers prenatal breastfeeding visits and group breastfeeding classes to prepare women for nursing. She is also available for postpartum consultations, to solve breastfeeding problems. Our IBCLC can help improve baby's latch, boost milk supply, and prepare a nursing mother for the return to work. She works in tandem with the midwives and nurse practitioners to diagnose and treat mastitis and thrush.

All our providers offer:

Referrals within the region's largest network of specialists and surgeons
Access to your medical records and email with your providers through an online portal, My Health at Vanderbilt

midwife with patient