OBGYN

“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 ...

By uclahealth • October 4, 2019

Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that develop in the uterus and can range in size from that of a pea to as large as a watermelon. Having fibroids ...

By uclahealth • October 4, 2019

Within a woman’s pelvis are the many organs that make up the reproductive system, including the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus and vagina.  Gynecologic cancer — the uncontrolled growth ...

By uclahealth • September 19, 2019

Happy Doctors’ Day to the most wonderful OB, Dr. Alexander Chiang. I appreciate your honesty and approach-ability, and most of all, I appreciate the time ...

By Marissa8 • March 31, 2019

“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 ...

By uclahealth • August 28, 2018

“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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

By uclahealth • August 28, 2018

“My grandfather was a physician and my mother was a lactation consultant, so I knew I wanted to go into women’s health,” ...

By uclahealth • August 28, 2018

“We moved May to UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica,” says Shadman Habibi, lead nurse midwife for the UCLA Nurse Midwives group. “It’s been very exciting. ...

By uclahealth • August 28, 2018