UNC Midwives

We offer:
  • Personalized prenatal care
  • CenteringPregnancy/Group prenatal care
  • 24/7 MD consultation & backup
  • Family-centered labor & delivery
  • Hospital postpartum care
  • Postpartum six-week checkup
  • All family planning methods & preconception counseling
  • Alternative & complimentary health care
  • Breast exams & mammogram referrals
  • Breastfeeding education & support
  • Social support for cesarean deliveries
  • Osteoporosis counseling
  • Well woman care, including Pap smears, diagnosis & treatment of vaginitis, STD testing & counseling and hormone replacement therapy
  • Sexuality counseling

Kathy Higgins, CNM, MSN

HigginsKathy_2010.jpgAssistant Professor and Division Director, UNC Midwives

UNC Midwives serve women throughout their lives from teen to mature women. We provide a wide range of services including first gynecological exams, obstetrical care, labor and delivery, contraception, perimenopause and women's preventative health care.  We place importance on teaching and counseling and working together with women and their families in designing the best birth plan for pregnant women and the best health care plan for all women.

Our Care Providers

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Call to schedule an appointment at one of our three convenient locations:

N.C. Women's Hospital OB/GYN Clinic | 984-974-2131

UNC OB/GYN at Weaver Crossing in Chapel Hill | 984-974-7005

UNC OB/GYN at Panther Creek in Cary | 919-481-4747

Register for Meet the MidwivesMeet the Midwives is a recurring get together held the first Wednesday of each month for all women and their families to learn about the services and hands-on care that nurse-midwives deliver! After the meeting there will be a tour of labor and delivery. Children are welcome.

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