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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E. Hickman Road
Waukee, Iowa 50263

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Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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Urgent Care - Urbandale

5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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Midwife Services in Des Moines

Making sound decisions is key to good health care, and our Certified Nurse Midwives want you to take an active role in making the right decisions for yourself and your family. At Midwife Services, women can expect a safe, personalized experience. Our modern-day midwives are Certified Nurse Midwives who treat adolescents and women through puberty, birth and menopause at two Central Iowa locations: on Ingersoll Avenue just west of downtown Des Moines and on Mondays at the UnityPoint Health - Marshalltown - Multi-Specialty clinic. We see our patients as an active partner in their care.

Get started with your personalized care today by downloading our registration forms. Bring these completed forms to your first appointment.

To schedule an appointment with one of our Certified Nurse Midwives, please call the clinic at (515) 309-6011 or request an appointment online now.

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Justine Burris, CNM, MSN
Des Moines
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Dawn Corriere, CNM, MSN
Des Moines
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Sea Fey, CNM, MSN
Des Moines
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Susan Hernandez, CNM, MSN
Des Moines
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Sara Johnson, CNM, WHNP
Des Moines
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Khara Keegan, BSN, CNM, MSN
Des Moines
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Brooke Knop, CNM, MSN
Des Moines
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Melissa Koch, ARNP, BSN, CNM, MSN
Des Moines
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Des Moines
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Birth Care Services

  • We are a hospital-based practice, which means your baby will be born at Iowa Methodist Medical Center or Methodist West Hospital.

  • We believe in accommodating your needs, whether that means a natural birth or the use of epidurals.

  • When you are admitted in labor, one of our midwives will be present to deliver your baby as well as provide supportive care during the labor process.

  • The safety of you and your baby always comes first. We work with the OB physicians, and, should it become necessary, we can involve them in the birth process at any point. Physician leadership is provided by Amy Bingaman, M.D., medical director of Midwife Services.

  • Care provided by nurse-midwives is characterized by low rates of induced labor, episiotomies or Cesarean sections.

Our Numbers:

Over a six month average, our rates are:

  • C-Sections: 10%
  • Inductions: 13%

Women's Care Services

  • We manage and treat common health problems for adolescents during puberty and women going through menopause. 

  • We provide annual exams, vaccinations, fertility counseling, referral for mammography, laboratory testing or specialist consultation.

  • We can discuss natural family planning or find the type of birth control right for you.

Our practice guidelines provide for medical consultation, collaboration and referral, and are in accordance with the Standards for the Practice of Midwifery, as defined by the American College of Nurse Midwives.

Patient Stories

Even before she was pregnant, Hazel knew she would choose midwifery care. Read more about her decision and why she likes Midwife Services at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines.