Kentucky Women Put Trust in Nurse-Midwives

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The UK Midwife Clinic offers midwifery, gynecology, and primary healthcare to women across the lifespan in an environment that emphasizes kindness and personal service.

“We want them to feel as if they are part of the family,” said Dolores Polito, a certified nurse-midwife.

Polito and the other nurse-midwives provide compassionate care designed to empower women to create the birth experience that is right for them.

“It is trust. You’re putting your child’s life in their hands at the end of the day,” said Megan Bourland, an expectant mother. “They don’t push anything on you and they want you to feel comfortable.”

The UK Midwife Clinic offers both pregnancy support and non-pregnancy services.

Pregnancy Support

For women with healthy, normal pregnancies, the certified nurse-midwives provide care and guidance through the pregnancy, up to and including delivery.

The services include:

  • Labor sitting
  • Delivery
  • Self-hypnosis

Non-Pregnancy Services

The clinic provides care for women throughout their lifespan, from puberty through menopause.

The services include:

  • Women’s health care
  • Annual exams
  • Family planning
  • Peri-menopause and menopause care.