scwh_midwivesThe Midwifery Service at Southern Crescent Women's Healthcare provides comprehensive pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care for you and your baby. We are committed to providing you with high quality, individualized care in a nurturing, family-focused, and compassionate environment. The midwives at Southern Crescent Women’s Healthcare all value the midwifery philosophy and have been chosen based on their excellence in clinical practice.

Our team believes in educating you about pregnancy and childbirth so you are empowered throughout your journey. We spend time getting to know you, your family, and your wishes for labor and birth. Our Certified Nurse Midwives specialize in natural childbirth, however, you also have pain relief options such as IV medications or an epidural during labor and delivery. While pregnancy is usually a healthy time for many women, challenges and complications may occur. The midwives practice together with the physicians as needed to ensure the safety of you and your baby. Our goal is to help you create a safe environment and memorable experience for the birth of your child.

The Midwifery Service at Southern Crescent Women's Healthcare is excited to offer unique prenatal care through Centering Pregnancy. Centering Pregnancy is an innovative approach to prenatal care that allows women to have more control and support throughout their pregnancy. The Certified Nurse Midwives also provide educational classes like childbirth education and breastfeeding, as well as midwife meet and greet sessions.

Our Certified Nurse-Midwives:
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Laura Griffaw, MSN, CNM
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Marjani Jean-Philippe, MSN, CNM
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Pam Puett, MSN, CNM
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Christy Standridge, MSN, CNM
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Stacy Ulmer, MSN, CNM
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Karen Woods, MS, CNM
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