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Dr. Tonya Nicholson Featured in
Huffington Post Article on Physiological Birth
Journey into Wellbeing’s Debra K interviews Dr. Tonya Nicholson, Frontier Nursing University Program Director of Midwifery and Women's Health in a recent article shared on Huffington Post. The article called “Expecting? The process of creating a physiological birth” sheds light on the natural ability of women to experience birth with minimum intervention.
Dr. Nicholson's well-earned advice to the moms with which she works is simple, "Your job is to grow a baby and take care of yourself. My job is to stand beside you, let you progress and watch for anything abnormal." She shares, "As long as I'm working with a medical professional (physician), I am able to take care of most clients, even if they have some medical problems. For a low-risk pregnancy, I am able to provide all of the care." Dr. Nicholson explains that CNMs do a thorough assessment of a woman's history initially to determine if she is high risk or low risk. Based on the results, a plan is put together on who the woman will see. This may be the midwife, the physician or a combination of the two.
Read the Huffington Post article: “Expecting? The process of creating a physiological birth”