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“We’re really excited about the ‘magic hour’ our midwife will be helping us create right after I give birth,” says Natalie Smith, who is expecting her first baby in October.  “Barring any unforeseen circumstances, once our midwife delivers the baby, she’ll step back so we can have some intimate, uninterrupted family time. She’ll take care [...]

By uclahealth • October 4, 2019

While you’re in labor, it’s like you’re in a cocoon with your family and nurse-midwife.  You’re charting your own course in your own world, comfortably and naturally,” says Carliegh Garcia, who is expecting her fourth child in December.  

“The birth process for my first three – all delivered by By uclahealth • October 4, 2019

The program provides routine well-woman check-ups in addition to pregnancy-related care

The UCLA Health Nurse-Midwife Program, based at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, [...]

By uclahealth • October 4, 2019
Breastfeeding can be one of the most wonderful experiences of motherhood. It can also be one of the most challenging. A new
By uclahealth • January 4, 2017
With a lifelong passion for women’s and children’s health, Northcutt helps provide coordinated care to parents and families. https://youtu.be/Wx3Y9DGJCBA 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 [...]
By uclahealth • June 11, 2016