The Role of Certified Nurse-Midwives in Oregon

CNMs provide care from your first period to beyond menopause

& all things in-between


Maternity care

Midwives in Oregon provide care for pregnancy, labor, birth, and the postpartum period.

Most CNMs in Oregon attend births in the hospital setting. Some CNMs provide this care in birth centers and at home.

Midwives specialize in supporting physiologic birth and family centered care.

Contact midwives in your area to find out more.

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Family Planning

CNMs in Oregon can help you to have the family you want to have. Whether that is achieving pregnancy or preventing it, CNMs can help you meet these goals.

From preconception care to provision of the most effective kinds of birth control, CNMs provide a safe space to discuss the full range of family planning options available for women and families in Oregon.


GYN & general health

CNMs in Oregon provide annual gynecologic and general health exams for women, creating an individual plan for each patient to stay on track to meet her health goals.

CNMs provide cervical cancer screening (the Pap test), order blood work, provide immunizations, test for & treat STIs, screen for and managing chronic illness, and discuss alternative or complementary treatments for many health issues.