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Whether you’re scheduling a first gynecologic exam, preparing for childbirth, or seeking relief from menopause symptoms, find supportive woman-centered care from the Midwives at Mount Auburn (MaMA).

You can trust our expertise; our experienced certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) have advanced training in women’s health and are certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

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View our video and hear the answers to Midwives at Mount Auburn most frequently asked questions

Partnering for Your Health

When you choose a MaMA midwife for your reproductive or pregnancy care, you gain a provider who focuses on empowering you to actively participate in your health care. Count on your CNM to listen, learn about and value your specific needs, beliefs and preferences. Trust her to provide the information and support you need to make decisions about your care.

Services Our Midwives Offer

Turn to MaMA for women’s care at all ages and life stages. Ask about:

  • Alternative insemination
  • Breast exams and mammography scheduling
  • Family planning and contraception counseling
  • Health education and disease prevention counseling
  • Preconception counseling
  • Pregnancy and birth care
  • Post-partum care and support
  • Menopause management
  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and care
  • Well-woman gynecologic care, including Pap smears

Layered Care

With MaMA, you always get the level of care you need. Enjoy the benefits of working with midwives who have access to the resources, support and expertise of a Harvard-affiliated community hospital. If you require specialized or advanced care, your midwife will work closely with physicians at Mount Auburn Hospital.

Hospital Birth with a Certified Nurse-Midwife

Find a maternity provider who supports and facilitates your wishes for low-intervention hospital birth at Mount Auburn. Your midwife believes pregnancy and birth are natural, normal experiences. She also has the training and expertise to recognize potential problems early, so you get the care you need to keep you and your baby safe and healthy.

Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC)

Expect exceptional support for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) when you choose to deliver at Bain Birthing Center with MaMA. Your midwife will help you determine whether VBAC is safe for you and your baby. You’ll be encouraged by our success rates: 80 percent of women who choose a VBAC with a midwife at Bain Birthing Center successfully deliver vaginally. Learn more about your options at VBAC Class.

Options for Pain Relief

Partner with your midwife to decide which labor pain relief techniques are right for you. Your midwife will tell you about a wide range pharmacological and non-pharmacological options, and support whichever method or methods you choose.

Menopause management

When you need relief from common symptoms of menopause, turn to the Midwives at Mount Auburn. We’ll work with you to find the best conventional treatments and integrative medicine techniques to help you transition comfortably.

Meet the Midwives

Learn more about the supportive, woman-centered care offered by the Midwives at Mount Auburn (MaMA) at Meet the Midwives night. Search for upcoming dates and register online if you would like a guided tour of the Bain Birthing Center.

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