ALTERNATIVES FOR WOMEN
MARTHA DROHOBYCZER, MSN, APRN
Certified Nurse Midwife
Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist - Board Certified
(702) 365-9929 2810 S. Jones Blvd., Suite 3 Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
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|At Alternatives For Women, we are committed to providing you with informative,
compassionate and individualized women's health care, whether you are coming in
for gynecological care, primary care or psychiatric services. We provide this care
in a warm and friendly environment.
You can expect skilled health care provided by Martha Drohobyczer, MSN, APRN
Then call (702) 365-9929 to experience the kind of health care
Alternatives for Women, Inc. was established in January 1998 by Martha
Drohobyczer, MSN, APRN to provide OB/GYN services to women using a
midwifery model of care. That is, giving professional, competent care that is
'woman-centered' and in respect to maternity care, also family-centered.
Martha Drohobyczer, is a certified nurse-midwife and a board certified Adult
Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. Certified nurse midwives
are advanced practice nurses that have Master's or Doctorate degrees in
nursing. They specialize in women's care, that is primary care, gynecological
care and obstetric services. Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse
Specialist are nurses with a Master's or Doctorate degree in Nursing, with a
concentration in psychotherapy and medication treatment of psychiatric illnesses.
Martha, graduated from St. Louis University, located in St. Louis, Missouri
with her Baccalaureate in Nursing in 1980 and her Master's degree in Nursing,
with a concentration as a clinical nurse specialist in Psychiatry in 1983. She
became board certified as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
in 1986. In 1992, Martha started her education at Frontier Nursing School of
Midwifery and Family Nursing (now Frontier University). Frontier University is
located in Hyden, Kentucky. It is the historic site of the first nurse-midwives to
come to America from England in 1923. Located in the heart of Appalachia the
nurse midwives gave prenatal care, home deliveries and family care at various
district nursing locations utilizing the public health model from England. Martha
graduated from Frontier in 1995 with a post-Master's degree in Midwifery and
became board certified as a nurse-midwife in 1995. Martha considers it a
privilege that she was able to obtain her midwifery education from Frontier.
Currently, delivery services are not available from Alternatives for Women.
We will refer women to obstetric providers either midwives, nurse-midwives or
obstetricians. In addition, we can refer to high risk providers such as
perinatologist. Preconceptual counseling, early pregnancy services and
postpartum care is offered. We assist women with fertility by using herbal
remedies and prescribe medications such as clomid. We care for women
throughout their lifespan from age 12 -90. Alternatives for Women will make
referrals to other professionals or services such as mammograms, dexascans,
ultrasounds and laboratory test. We utilize herbal remedies that are
pharmaceutical strength as treatment for physical as well as psychiatric
problems, as well as standard prescriptions or a combination of both. Treatment
is based on the individual needs and desires of the patient.
All women are treated with consideration for their person, religious, cultural,
genetic and sexual orientation. Their will be no discrimination based on sexual
orientation, race, ethnic, national origin, religious, genetic, financial or