First Women’s Clinic in Hohenwald history
Susan Hensley, Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP), along with her husband and family, announce the future opening of Grace Women’s Health Clinic.
In a statement, she explains what CNM and WHNP are. A CNM and WHNP are Advanced Practice Registered Nurses who care for women from adolescence through life span with a master level education and are certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives and National Certification Corporation boards.
“Women’s health is very important and often neglected. I promote health and wellbeing of our community’s women and girls.
The services Mrs. Hensley plans to provide as a Women’s Health Provider include, but are not limited to, the following: Women’s primary health care, wellness exams, well woman exams, contraception counseling, treatment and management of menstrual problems, breast health, breast feeding support, fertility issues and referrals, STI screening and diagnosis/treatment, pre- and post-menopausal management, prenatal and postpartum services
She is working in collaboration with a nearby hospital to be able to offer the service of delivering babies and with a collaborating physician for referrals and additional services. Plans are to provide healthcare to newborns up to 28 days.
Other services she hopes to provide include child birth education, breast feeding classes, weight loss management, just to name a few.
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Grace Women’s Health Clinic will be located at 543 East Main Street in Hohenwald. At this time, due to credential process, the anticipated opening date is late November, Hensley stated.
Ms. Hensley is a lifelong resident and has seen the need of healthcare specifically to women in the area. “It has been a long term goal to be able to offer this service to Lewis and surrounding county residents,” she stated.
“I am excited about this endeavor and ask for your continued prayers and patience as we take this first step in providing complete healthcare for women,” she concluded.