About Midwifery Service at North Central Bronx Hospital

Midwifery Service at North Central Bronx Hospital

Midwifery Service at North Central Bronx Hospital

Professional Information

Type of practice: Combined Physician/Midwife Practice, Hospital Service
Accepts insurance: Yes
Location of Practice: Bronx
Location of Delivery: Hospital Birth
Services Offered: Pregnancy and Birth care, Contraception, Menopause, Family Planning, Gynecology (annual visits, pap smears, etc.), Postpartum care

Contact Information

Website: https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/northcentralbronx/our-services/womens-health/

Phone: 718-519-3872

Email: susan.paper@nychhc.org

Address: 3424 Kossuth Ave Labor and Delivery 7th Floor, Bronx , NY 10467

About Midwifery Service at North Central Bronx Hospital

The Midwifery Service at North Central Bronx Hospital

We are a service of Midwives who practice and promote respectful, quality care for all the people we serve. With a practice legacy of over forty years and one of the largest services in the New York City metro area, the Midwives of North Central Bronx Hospital are well-practiced in and committed to the art and science of midwifery. We have a strong and collaborative relationship with our practice physicians and a long-standing relationship with the people of the Norwood community (making some of our Midwives "grandma midwives"!)

We hope to welcome you to our practice soon!


Meet the Midwives:

Susan Papera (Director), Heidi McKinley, Denise Wharton, Marlyne Charles, Janet Williams, Lynn Chapman, Allison LaCross, Uwera Rodriguez, Melissa Creighton, Alexandra Preefer, Adrielle Ofosu, Joise Rodriguez, Merve Pierre, Beth Detroyer, Yennifer Moreno, Suzannah Johnston


Our Services:

We offer a wide-range of services including:

  • pregnancy and postpartum care in private birthing and postpartum suites with 24/7 midwifery coverage
  • group prenatal care
  • teen-centered care
  • co-location follow-up visits for both postpartum and well-baby newborn care after birth
  • home birth transfers welcomed
  • nutrition services
  • Baby Friendly certification including breastfeeding support, skin-to-skin, and rooming-in
  • lactation services and support groups after birth
  • nitrous oxide as pain management in labor
  • we encourage Doula or labor support services
  • collaborative care with physicians including maternal-fetal-medicine doctors and genetic counselors

  • GYN/family planning
  • pregnancy options counseling and services
  • a full-range of contraceptive services including LARC (IUD or nexplanon) placements in the office-setting or immediately post-birth
  • all language spoke via a certified interpreter service; we also have Spanish- and French-speaking Midwives
  • all people and families welcome