Items Tagged ‘labor and delivery’

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


Helping Parents Succeed

August 28, 2018

Helping Parents Succeed

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I have the greatest job in the world,” says Carolina Marvin, a labor and delivery nurse at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “I get to be a part of the creation of a family or I get to be part of the addition to a family, and it’s just the most beautiful moment in somebody’s […]

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Tags: Carolina Marvin, labor and delivery, labor and delivery nurse, new parent, nurse, OBGYN, parents, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


March 28, 2018

Thank you, Dr. Tina!

By LindsayUcla06 LindsayUcla06

Dr. Tina Nguyen was assigned as my high risk OB when I was admitted to the hospital over 2 months ahead of my daughter’s due date after my water broke. In the week leading up to my daughter’s birth, Dr. Tina was a regular presence, checking in frequently to answer our questions and ensure we […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Tina Nguyen, full term pregnancy, high risk OB, labor and delivery, NICU, patient stories, pregnant


Tahjanae Northcutt helps families welcome new additions at The BirthPlace

June 11, 2016

Tahjanae Northcutt helps families welcome new additions at The BirthPlace

By uclahealth uclahealth

With a lifelong passion for women’s and children’s health, Northcutt helps provide coordinated care to parents and families. What is your role as manager of The BirthPlace at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica? I am fortunate that I get to oversee the activities and operations of one of the happiest places in our hospital. The […]

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Tags: antepartum support group, labor and delivery, perinatal care, postpartum, The BirthPlace, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica