est. 1994

OAK GROVE MIDWIFERY

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Stacy Vandenput CPM, Erika Urban CPM, Oak Grove Midwifery, River Valley Birth Cnter, Julie Birkle RN
Stacy Vandenput, CPM, Licensed Midwife, Apprentices, midwifery students, midwifery training

Student, Cecilia E., and Stacy V. role playing a client scenario at Midwifery Conference, 2016

since 1994
Oak Grove Midwifery

Student, Jody B. and Stacy V. practicing neonatal resuscitation, 2016.

VALUE OF STUDENT INVOLVEMENT

OGM is devoted to the future health of mothers, babies and families. One of our goals is to ensure access to midwifery for generations to come. Since our inception in 1994,  several dozen individuals have begun their paths of midwifery here.   

 

Student midwives offer energy, enthusiasm and a fresh outlook to the practice. Senior midwives provide grounding and guidance to students in meeting their educational objectives.  

 

Client participation with students is optional and the level of participation is negotiated on a case by case basis.  Students who participate in hands-on care have received a temporary permit to practice, are certified in neonatal resuscitation, cpr and sterile technique.   

 

Some students will only observe prenatal and postpartum visits, while others will attend births and have an integral role on the midwifery team.  

 

Your feedback about student involvement is truly appreciated.   

INVESTING IN THE FUTURE OF MIDWIFERY

Julie M., RN, CPM and Stacy V., CPM present Student Midwife, Erika with certificate of completion of apprenticeship, 2009. 

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