Erica Richards, MSN, CNM, IBCLC Joins All About Women

    Mercy All About Women is excited to announce Erica Richards, MSN, CNM, IBCLC, has returned to the growing practice.  Erica comes to Mercy from Women’s Wellness Comprehensive Care.

    “We welcome Erica back to Mercy,” says Dr. Elizabeth Gittinger, Medical Director of Mercy All About Women.  “Erica’s dedication to her patients and their needs is unsurpassed.  She fits very nicely into our team of experienced providers who work diligently to ensure all of our patients have a positive OB/GYN experience that is both informative and efficient.”        
    She completed her Bachelor of Science in Zoology at the University of Maine at Orono before earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing in Midwifery from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she was also inducted into the Nursing Honors Society, Sigma Theta Tau. Erica went on to complete courses in breastfeeding, first assistant in surgical procedures and obstetrical ultrasound.  She is certified by the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants, American Midwifery Certification Board and by the American Academy of Pediatrics, neonatal resuscitation program.  She is also Basic Life Support Certified and has had training in emergency birthing skills.   Erica has served as an instructor and guest speaker around the country.
    Mercy All About Women, located at 195 Fore River Parkway Suite 310 in Portland, is open Monday through Thursday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  To schedule an appointment, please call (207) 553-6920.