Breast Cancer Awareness

October is breast cancer awareness month. So now is a great time to raise your own awareness of breast cancer, to make sure you’re up to date on your screening and to think about steps you can take to lower your risk of breast cancer. But first, let’s start with the good news. The good…

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Physicians & Midwives Celebrates National Midwifery Week 2018 with Video Featuring Certified Nurse Midwives on Why “Midwives Make a Difference”

National Midwifery Week is September 30 – October 6, 2018. National Midwifery Week was created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to celebrate and recognize midwives and midwife-led care. To celebrate National Midwifery Week 2018, Certified Nurse Midwives Patricia Gould, Cecelia Brown, Elise Faith, and Stephanie Barrett, of Physicians & Midwives, sat down and…

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Dealing with Miscarriage

A miscarriage is one of the most devastating experiences that anyone can go through. The loss of a child is unimaginable and the emotional toll that it takes on the parents can be a heavy one. Even for women or couples struggling with an unintended or unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage can still hurt. Unfortunately, miscarriages are…

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Pregnancy in Your 30’s

When it comes to pregnancy, thirty might be the new twenty. For the first time ever, American women in their 30’s are having more babies than women in their 20’s, with the average age of first-time mothers now sitting at about 28 [1]. This is according to new 2017 figures from the Centre’s for disease…

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Continued Commitment to Midwives for Haiti

Physicians and Midwives Continue Commitment to Increased Access to Care through Midwives for Haiti With a severe shortage of skilled health providers, preventable deaths continue to be a cause for concern in Haiti. Haitian women and infants are facing tragic outcomes at a time that should be reserved for celebration. In 2006, Midwives for Haiti…

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Physicians & Midwives has been Selected as Top Vote Getter for “Best OB/GYN”

Physicians & Midwives Collaborative Practice, of Northern Virginia, has been selected as top vote getter for “Best OB/GYN” by Arlington Magazine readers. The Arlington Magazine poll features businesses that are awarded “best of” by readers in several different categories. The top vote getters are featured in the January/February 2018 issue “Best of Arlington.” With five…

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