Items Tagged ‘birth’

Midwifery Move

August 28, 2018

Midwifery Move

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I’m a Santa Monica mother, so I’m excited to bring this opportunity to my community,” says Erin DeTura, a nurse midwife at UCLA Health. “We moved our clinic from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood to UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. The move has been amazing. We’re able to give full midwifery care with […]

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Tags: birth, Erin DeTura, midwife, mother, nurse midwife, OBGYN, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Santa Monica mother, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, women's health


Dispelling Midwife Myths

August 28, 2018

Dispelling Midwife Myths

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I was so impressed by the midwives who took care of me when I was having my children that I decided sitting with women in labor and helping them give birth would be a lovely career,” says Elizabeth Keit, a certified nurse midwife at UCLA Health. “I want to give the highly personalized care that […]

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Tags: birth, child birthing, Elizabeth Keit, give birth, labor and delivery, midwife, midwives, nurse midwife, OBGYN, pregnant women


Birth is Normal

August 28, 2018

Birth is Normal

By uclahealth uclahealth

“Birth is a normal thing,” says Miriam Mivehkar, a nurse midwife at UCLA Health. “I think people chose a midwife because we are all about normal. When people come to us, they usually ask to have choices, for us to give them time and to go with their wishes, and we do that as long […]

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Tags: birth, labor and delivery, midwife, Miriam Mivehkar, nurse midwife, OBGYN


Dr. David Ghozland, best doctor alive!

April 3, 2017

Dr. David Ghozland, best doctor alive!

By arinjhony arinjhony

On February 22, 2015, I gave birth at The Birthplace at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica to a beautiful baby girl named Kayli Herrera-Leon. Prior to giving birth, my OBGYN, Dr. David Ghozland made everything so much better. The nurses helped a WHOLE LOT as well, but Dr. Ghozland played a great part. He was willIng to do […]

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Tags: baby, birth, C-section, cesarean section, Doctors Day, Dr. David Ghozland, gynecology, obstretics, patient stories, UCLA BirthPlace Santa Monica