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Nurse-midwife, who has delivered more than 3,000 babies, joins Beaufort practice

Posted by Liz Farrell

lfarrell@islandpacket.com

Catherine Tambroni-Parker
Catherine Tambroni-Parker Submitted

Beaufort Memorial Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialists has added a certified nurse-midwife to its obstetrics-gynecology team.

Catherine Tambroni-Parker has delivered more than 3,000 babies during her 18-year career as a nurse midwife, most recently at Park Ridge Health in Hendersonville, N.C., according to a press release.

She is now seeing patients at the group’s office at 989 Ribaut Road, Suite 201. As a nurse-midwife, she will be delivering babies at Beaufort Memorial’s Birthing Center alongside obstetrics-gynecology specialists Drs. Christopher Benson, Marlena Mattingly, Gregory Miller and Claude Tolbert. The practice’s medical staff also includes certified nurse-midwife Janna Jones Kersh and certified nurse practitioner Maggie Bisceglia.

A graduate of State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse with a bachelor of science degree in nursing, Tambroni-Parker served as a primary care, triage, labor and delivery nurse and a maternal-child health nurse/educator in New York for 19 years. After earning her master’s degree in midwifery at SUNY Stony Brook, she worked for 15 years at Oswego obstetrics-gynecology in a rural underserved area on the shore of Lake Ontario.

A mother of three, Tambroni-Parker comes from a long line of health care professionals. Her grandmother and aunt were both midwives in Europe.

Details: 843-522-7820

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