Prenatal appointments are generally with our nurse-midwife, but may also be with our nurse practitioner or physician.
Our nurse-midwife, Erin Stoesz, or Dr. Gore will attend your birth. High-risk births often include both providers.
Ultrasounds are typically done at your first prenatal appointment as well as at 20 weeks. There may be additional ultrasounds recommended based on medical necessity.
Absolutely! Nurse-Midwives are well qualified to care for women who plan cesarean birth and assist a physician in the operating room.
Cherry Hills Midwifery, Obstetrics, & Gynecology's primarily delivers at Swedish Medical Center's labor and delivery unit, which offers hydrotherapy (water labor), birth balls, IV pain medications, and labor epidurals. You are also welcome to hire a doula for labor support.
Cherry Hills Midwifery, Obstetrics, & Gynecology offers doppler monitoring, also known as intermittent auscultation, for low-risk mothers. The hospital also has portable monitoring to allow for freedom of movement. These portable monitors are also able to be used in the labor tub.
We participate with most local and many national insurance plans. However, it is your responsibility to understand whether your insurance has limits on the doctors you can see or the services you can receive. If you provide complete and accurate information about your insurance, we will submit claims to your insurance carrier and receive payments for services. Depending on your insurance coverage, you may be responsible for co-payments, co-insurance, or other deductible amounts. Please contact our billing office or call your insurance carrier should you have any questions.
"The whole staff are kind and make you feel right at home. I am so glad that this is the practice I went to for my pregnancy. Everyone should have such a caring doctor."
Dr. Gore and Mindy Willits, his Nurse Practitioner, are amazing. The whole staff are kind and make you feel right at home."
"This is the best gynecology office I've ever been to. The staff really cares about the patient. Professional, friendly and fast. Highly recommend!"