Research shows that nearly 97% of women prefer group prenatal care over traditional care. In our "Expect With Me" program, a group of women meet with a physician, nurse midwife or nurse practitioner in a larger room. Each group meets 10 times for 2 hours throughout pregnancy until their babies are born for routine prenatal care and extra education about health and pregnancy. There is individual private time for each patient with the provider as well.
Benefits of this model of care include:
Whether you're expecting your first child or you've been mothering little (or big) people for years, you'll find words of wisdom at Wishing Well. It's the blog for Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, written by women at all stages of motherhood. Join the Wishing Well discussion here.