Having access to care and choices can be a challenge for women’s health in rural regions. Not on the Iron Range. At Fairview Range, exceptional obstetrics and gynecology care is close to home. It’s also expanding with the hiring of Dr. John Smith. He joins the Fairview Mesaba Clinics OB-GYN team of Dr. Lane Meyer, Certified Nurse Practitioner Amy Tuthill, and Certified Nurse Midwife Robin Etter in providing our region with comprehensive obstetric, gynecological, and prenatal care.
“Can you imagine if we had another set of twins?” joked Gavin Robinson, upon finding out that his wife, Liz, was pregnant.
You’re curious about midwives. How are they different from OBs? Can anyone get one? We’re here to answer all your questions. That’s why we’ve laid out the facts with help from our certified nurse midwife, Robin Etter. Here are 8 things you should know.
Preparing for baby is an exciting time for new parents. But, with excitement comes stress. What will my birthing plan look like? What facility will I choose? How can I best prepare to adjust to life post-birth? Fortunately, there are designated hospitals and birthing centers that work to ensure that new parents and their children are provided with the support they need. These are known as Baby-Friendly facilities.