Whether you are pregnant or seeking gynecological care, you can expect a very special experience at Avalon with our midwives. We seek to partner with you in your health care. Midwives provide prenatal care, delivery, postpartum care, physical examinations, and gynecological care including Pap smears, breast exams, birth control, treatment of vaginal and urinary tract infections, menopause management and more. Midwifery in the United States is on the rise as more women seek out the personalized care that we provide. In 2008, 11.1% of vaginal births in the U.S. were attended by midwives. 96% of these births occurred in hospitals or birthing centers. You can stay with Avalon’s midwives from your first gynecological exam right through your menopausal years, receiving the highest quality care given with care and compassion.