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Women's Health Specialties - North
Nurse-Midwifery Service

Contact Information:

Appointments can be made by speaking to our office receptionist. For information regarding the program contact the Nurse-Midwifery Office at email


Written instructions to the office

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Who We Are:

We are the only nurse-midwifery service in Wilmington. We work in close association with our physicians to provide safe, comprehensive and individualized care for women across the lifespan.

Our Philosophy:

We believe that pregnancy, birth and menopause are normal female physiologic and developmental processes. We believe in the empowerment of women as partners in health care. We believe in family centered and personalized care for all women

Guide To Services:

  Low intervention pregnancy and childbirth
  Well woman gynecology
  Breastfeeding support and consultation
  Family planning
  Preconceptual counseling and care
  Perimenopausal concerns
  Postmenopausal care







Patient Information Form:

Please download and print this Patient Information/Registration form for Women's Health Specialties-North and bring it to your first appointment.

Provider Profiles

Mary McBride, MSN, CNM

Mary is a native of Connecticut. She has lived in the south since 1970 and has been a nurse since 1974. She became interested in nurse-midwifery in the early 1970's. She has worked in women's health care since 1981. Mary received her Master's of Science degree in Nurse-Midwifery from the Medical University of South Carolina. Her special interests include helping women achieve their desired birth experience and helping women breastfeed successfully. She is married and has two children. Mary has been with Coastal AHEC since 2002.

Suzanne Wertman, MSN, CNM

Suzanne has been working in womenís health since 1987, when she became a peer health educator in college. She is originally from upstate New York, but has lived in Philadelphia, San Francisco and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Suzanne received her bachelorís degree in biology from Mount Holyoke College and her bachelorís and masterís in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. She enjoys helping women and their families as a midwife and believes in a womanís ability to reach her full health potential before, during and long after pregnancy. Suzanne also completed training as a doula trainer and a lactation counselor. She is married and has one son.



This page was last updated on September 7, 2006