Confidential… Personal… Compassionate… Care for All the ages and stages of your life.
At Three Rivers Health Women’s Services, you can count on receiving attentive, confidential, and compassionate care in a private setting from our physicians, certified nurse midwives and nurse practitioners.
At Three Rivers Health Women’s Services, we serve women of all ages. Some of our services include:
- Annual exams, including first annual exams
- Pap tests (for cervical cancer)
- Specialty follow-up on abnormal pap smears, including colposcopy and LEEP procedures
- Breast concerns; including clinical breast exams, mammogram and/or breast ultrasound
- Screening and treatment for infections
- Contraception counseling and prescriptions
- Family planning
- Preconception evaluation
- Infertility work-up, treatment and management
- Obstetrical care during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the postpartum period
- Menopause counseling and perimenopausal care
- Treatment of abnormal pregnancy (miscarriage and ectopic pregnancies)
- Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
- Abnormal period work-up, treatment and management
- Surgerical procedures including:
- tubal ligation
- diagnostic laparoscopy
- dilation and curettage
Obstetrics and Gynecology Providers
Jessica Puckett, DO, MHSA
Jessica recieved her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Garden City Hospital, Garden City, Michigan. She also completed a Masters in Health Services Administration at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, Florida.
Amber Nash-Guiliford, DO
Amber received her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She completed her residency at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida.
What is a Certified Nurse Midwife?
- A master’s trained registered nurse with a specialty certificate in midwifery
- Successfully taken the national board certification exam
- Maintains certification and licensing with continuing medical education
Why a Certified Nurse Midwife?
- Higher satisfaction with childbirth experience
- Lower rates of cesarean births
- Lower rates of labor induction and augmentation
- Signiﬁcant reduction in the incidence of third and fourth degree perineal tears
- Higher rates of breastfeeding
Lydia Hartman, Certified Nurse Midwife
Lydia received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Western Michigan University and her Masters of Science in Nurse Midwifery degree from the University of Michigan. She has 20 years of nursing experience and is excited to provide personalized care to the women of our community at the time of childbearing. She hopes to educate, guide and empower women to make healthy choices that they feel good about.
Ruth Tatara, Certified Nurse Midwife
Ruth received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Michigan State University and her Masters of Nursing in Midwifery from Frontier University in 2016. She specializes in providing empowering, family-centered, safe and satisfying care to women within a collaborative midwife-physician model of care. Ruth has a passion for listening and partnering with women and has spent her career ensuring that evidence based care is available and promoted at each encounter.
Ruth Anson, Certified Nurse Midwife
Ruth received her Bachelors of Science in Health Studies from Western Michigan University and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Case Western Reserve University. Ruth received a specialty certification in midwifery from Frontier University. Ruth has enjoyed getting to know and working with the women of our communities throughout all stages of their childbearing years. She values the relationships with her patients and their families, sharing and guiding them through the joys and challenges of their lives.