Elaine Nichols

Name:  Nichols, Elaine

License type and number: Unlicensed

Website(s):

Areas served: Oregon City

Complaints, Investigations, Final orders: Attended death of David Hickman

Quotes:

Judge in Hickman case, expressing surprise that he appears to know more about premature birth than Ms. Nichols, even though she has attended more than 200 births: “She’s one of the most dangerous people in Clackamas County.”

In the Media: 

http://www.oregonlive.com/oregon-city/index.ssf/2011/10/dale_and_shannon_hickman_of_th.html

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/oregon-couple-sentenced-years-prison-refusing-infant-doctor-article-1.970685?localLinksEnabled=false

http://www.justice4caylee.org/t15860-david-hickman-newborn-2009-oregon-city-or

Red Flags: Unlicensed midwives are not legally able to care life-saving drugs, suturing materials, or oxygen. They are also not legally bound to any practice standard or accountability.

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