labor and delivery

UCLA researchers recommend that all health care providers in the labor and delivery room have access to proper PPE

By Alana Prisco • September 13, 2021

“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 [...]

By uclahealth • August 28, 2018

“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 [...]

By uclahealth • August 28, 2018

“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 [...]

By uclahealth • August 28, 2018

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 [...]

By LindsayUcla06 • March 28, 2018

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

A little background: our first child was almost 11 lbs at birth, so with my second pregnancy, I was getting a lot of questions and pressure for extra tests in Illinois where we had been living before moving to LA.

By uclahealth • June 1, 2016

My husband and I have a tiny daughter named Eleanor. We were all fortunate enough to begin this journey on the best possible note, in the extraordinary hands (both literally and figuratively) of the UCLA midwives.

By uclahealth • June 1, 2016

I would highly recommend going to the midwives at UCLA, they are confident and competent in giving you your best chance at success.

By uclahealth • August 16, 2009

I want to thank you for helping bring my little angel into this world. I had such a great experience with you Susan during my delivery.

By uclahealth • August 16, 2009