Name: Nichols, Elaine
License type and number: Unlicensed
Areas served: Oregon City
Complaints, Investigations, Final orders: Attended death of David Hickman
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:
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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