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Certified Nurse Midwife Joins OU Physicians

Friday, February 07, 2014 - Campus News - Contact April Sandefer, (405) 271-5067
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Lori S. Edwards , A.P.R.N., C.N.M., has established her practice with OU Physicians. Certified nurse midwives are advanced practice, registered nurses who have received extensive academic and clinical training to manage and care for women during low-risk pregnancies and births. Midwives also offer general women's health services.
      
Edwards earned a master's degree in nurse midwifery from Frontier Nursing University, Hyden, Ky. She completed a nurse midwife clinical residency at the Women's and Newborn Center at The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center. She earned her nursing degree from OSU-OKC and Oklahoma City University.
      
Edwards is a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives and the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses.
      
OU Physicians certified nurse midwives see patients in the OU Physicians Building, 825 N.E. 10th St., and deliver babies in the Women's and Newborn Pavilion at The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center. For an appointment with a nurse midwife, call (405) 271-9494.                                         
      
With more than 560 doctors, OU Physicians is the state's largest physician group. The practice encompasses almost every adult and child specialty. Many OU Physicians have expertise in the management of complex conditions that is unavailable anywhere else in the state, region or sometimes even the nation. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts. 

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