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Midwife in Youngstown, OH

Midwife in Youngstown, OH


At Midwifery Care, Inc. we recognize that your choice of a midwife in Youngstown is driven both by the practice's competency and personality. When searching for quality women's health care, you need a midwife who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at Midwifery Care, Inc every day. Our staff works together as a team to ensure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues through every phase of life. We look forward to getting to know you.

Tammy M. Daugherty, MSN, CNM, C-EFMTammy M. Daugherty, MSN, CNM, C-EFM

I have been a Certified Nurse-Midwife for 20 years and a Registered Nurse for a total of 34 years now.  You know the saying - time flies when you’re having fun!  Seems like just yesterday…  Well, I grew up here in Poland, Ohio.  I went to Youngstown State University for my undergraduate work, received my Associate Degree in Nursing in 1982.  I had my beautiful children: Jimmy, Tiffany, Joshua, Katie, and Bailee.  I worked approximately 14 years in various Labor and Delivery departments in our local area and assisted the Rescue Mission of Youngstown in running New Life Pregnancy Services - a maternity home for unwed mothers in Vienna, Ohio for several years.  It was there at the maternity home that God birthed in me the desire to be a midwife.  It bothered me greatly how women were treated in labor/delivery, I knew it could be so different.  Many things just didn’t make sense like: why you can’t eat in labor, why you have to stay in a bed, why you have to wear a gown, why your friends and family can’t be there, why you need an episiotomy, why you can’t decide what position is comfortable for you to birth in, etc…  I wanted to make a difference for women.

I went to Case Western Reserve University for both my Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Nursing and completed the Midwifery Program there as well.  I graduated from CWRU in 1996.  I worked my first year at Parkside Women’s Center in Boardman with two special midwives Gaye and Kathy.  They were my mentors and I’m grateful for all they invested in me.  Then I started my own practice here – Midwifery Care, Inc. in 1997 and I love everyday going to work.  How many people can say they love to go to work?  God has a special ministry for women and their families here at Midwifery Care, Inc.  I pray to be a vessel He can flow through to make health care for women personal and satisfying– allowing Jesus to heal, bless, teach, guide, and deliver special blessings!  We welcome you with open arms and open hearts.

PRESENT TITLE:

  • Certified Nurse-Midwife     President/Owner

OFFICE ADDRESS:

  • Midwifery Care, Inc. 819 Southwestern Run  Poland, OH 44514 330-629-9991

EDUCATION:

  • 1979-81    ADN    Nursing    Youngstown State Univ. Youngstown, OH 44555
  • 1993-94    BSN    Nursing    Case Western Reserve Univ. Cleveland, OH 44106
  • 1994-96    MSN-CNM    Nursing Midwifery    Case Western Reserve Univ. Cleveland, OH 441 06

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION

  • 5/24/96    ACNM Certification Council, Inc. (State Boards)
  • 5/29/98    First Assist For Cesarean Section
  • 5/30/98    Suturing Workshop
  • 7/98         First International Conference on Human Papillomavirus Infections and Cervical Cancer including a    Comprehensive Colposcopy Course.
  • 05/01       Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians
  • 2/2014     NCC - Certified - Electronic Fetal Monitoring
  • 10/2016   S.T.A.B.L.E. Certification

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • 1996    Mary Ann Flynne Nurse-Midwifery Award
  • 1995    Sigma Theta Tau International-Honor Society ofNursing
  • 1995    The Women's Board of WRCS - "Major Award in Ed"
  • 1994    The Women's Board of WRCS - "Major Award in Ed"
  • 1993    ONA's - ''Nurse Make a Difference Award"
  • 1993    The Women's Board of WRCS - "Major Award in Ed"
                  Honors Graduate of CWRU and YSU
  • 1982    Outstanding Nurse A ward
  • 1981    Class Rank #1 in Nursing Class
  • 1979    Girl Scout Member Scholarship
  • 1979    National Honor Society

 

HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES

  • Valley Care Health Systems - (formerly, Northside Hospital)  500 Gypsy Lane  Youngstown, Ohio 44504
  • St. Elizabeth Health Center (Mercy Health) -  8401 Market St. Boardman, Ohio 44512

 

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

  • Preceptor Site/Clinical Instructor - CWRU /Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing /Midwifery Program
  • Preceptor Site/Clinical Instructor - Frontier Nursing University/ Midwifery Program
  • Clinical Site -  Youngstown State University / School of Nurse Licensure Program