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Midwifery Services

Cleveland Certified Nurse Midwife Consultation at Southwest

A more holistic approach to natural childbirth in Greater Cleveland.


The certified nurse midwives at Southwest General are registered nurses who have completed training in midwifery services. They specialize in providing alternative birthing and maternity care options for women in the Cleveland area. Certified nurse midwives are licensed by the state of Ohio Board of Nursing and certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

  • Routine gynecological exams
  • Help with pre-pregnancy planning
  • Support during labor
  • Delivery of baby
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Education on infant care and self-care

Southwest General’s midwife works closely with board-certified OB/GYNs should complications occur during routine care, pregnancy, labor and delivery.

Phone Calls

Phone calls are accepted during regular business hours:

Monday 7:30 a.m. - 6:20 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Friday: No Office Hours

The office phone number is 440-816-5390. If you need to speak with the midwife after hours, please leave a message with the answering service to have her paged. She will return your call as soon as possible. If you have an emergency, please go to the closest Emergency Room or call 911!

Appointment Scheduling

To schedule an appointment, call the office at 440-816-5390. Some same-day appointments may be available. We require 24-hour notice if you need to cancel or re-schedule an appointment so that we can use the time to accommodate other patients. There is a $25 no-show fee. Exclusions are given for urgent matters.


All Southwest General Medical Group, Inc. practices are HIPAA compliant. All patients are asked to read our Privacy Policy.

Prescriptions and Refills

If you need to renew a prescription, you or your pharmacist may call our office. We request 24-48 hours notice for prescription refills so that we can be sure to accommodate the needs of our patients. Same day renewals are available if you are completely out of your medication.

The following information is needed to process your prescription renewal request:

  • Name of medication
  • Strength of medication
  • How often medication is to be taken
  • Quantity need (30 day or 90 day)
  • Date on which the prescription was last filled
  • Pharmacy phone number
  • Pharmacy fax number (if the prescription needs to be faxed to the pharmacy)
  • Phone number where the patient can be reached, in case we need to contact the patient that day

Test Results

Once we have received and reviewed your test results, we will contact you by phone with the results using our Secure Reach message system. Our goal is to get test results to you within one week after the midwife has signed off on them. If you have questions about your test results, please contact our office.

Forms and Policies

View our Privacy Policy as well as other office Forms and Policies in the "Forms" section to the right.

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Office Locations

North Royalton
7171 Royalton Road, Suite 201
North Royalton, OH 44133
Phone: 440-816-2880
Fax: 440-582-1726
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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
2322 E 22nd Street, Suite 201
Cleveland Ohio 44115
Phone: 440-816-5390
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Our Midwife

Linda DelCiappo, Midwife

Office Hours

Monday 7:30 a.m. - 6:20 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
  Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Friday: No Office Hours