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Rachel was fantastic and helped me feel informed and comfortable during my appointment.
September 19, 2023
Rachel is a unique professional. She is kind, respectful and caring . I highly recommend Rachel to any woman needing gynecology/obstetric care.
September 5, 2023
Very thorough, kind, and interested in me as a person. She took time to listen fully. As a healthcare provider myself, Rachel acted in a way that I strive to be with my own clients. I highly recommend her!
August 22, 2023
She is always very sweet, informative, patient, and thorough. I always feel peaceful in our appointments!
July 19, 2023
Dr Hayward is great! She takes time to actually speak to you to understand concerns
June 20, 2023
Very kind! She listened to my concerns and helped me to feel more at ease
June 20, 2023
Rachel is always welcoming, informative, and provides a safe and open environment.
May 31, 2023
Rachel was extremely calming and friendly which helped me be much less anxious about the appointment.
May 15, 2023
Rachel was very respectful, caring, and knowledgeable during my appointment. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone.
April 19, 2023
Rachel was very personable and made me as comfortable as possible. She took time to have a conversation about my healthcare. I didn’t feel rushed.
March 1, 2023
Very personable, gets to know you on a personal level and makes you feel very comfortable.
January 20, 2023
Dr. Rachel was very approachable, answered all my questions, and provided me with helpful information. I was very comfortable talking with her and appreciated her knowledge and conversation.
January 5, 2023
Rachel is compassionate, knowledgeable and personable when it comes to her job at a CNM. I know I’m in the best hands when it comes to my health during and post pregnancy. She’s delivered both of my children and has done so with a great amount of care and professionalism. I highly recommend Rachel and the rest of the team to any woman who is expecting.
November 16, 2022
She was a very thorough midwife. She answered all questions and concerns.
November 10, 2022
She was very sweet and kind!
November 7, 2022
Rachel was very professional, personable, and easy to work with. I felt comfortable the whole time.
November 3, 2022
Very helpful and made me feel comfortable
October 12, 2022
She is very good at listening and understanding her patients.
September 22, 2022
Very friendly and knowledgeable.
September 1, 2022
Rachel is such a good midwife. I really appreciate how she talks with me and makes sure to answer all my questions - even if it isn’t directly related to the procedure I went in for today.
August 2, 2022
Rachel Hayward and the assistanting nurse were very kind and professional. They made the experience of getting an iud much less traumatic. Both women made me feel heard and cared for.
June 28, 2022
They listened to me, and we're very nice and attentive
June 9, 2022
Rachel is an amazing provider. I love the McFarland clinic midwives. I have chose a midwife all four of my pregnancies and never had one regret. They listen to you and really cheer you on throughout the whole process. Rachel will respect your opinion on your healthcare and listen to you.
May 24, 2022
This was my second time meeting with Dr. Rachel and both times I’ve left my appointment feeling thoroughly understood and with fresh clarity for my health and family moving forward.
May 19, 2022
Rachel Hayward is always so very personable, thorough and respects my time. She let's me part of my health team.
April 26, 2022
Joined McFarland Clinic
Education & Professional Certification
- Certified Midwife by American Midwifery Certification Board
- Women's Health Care Nurse-Practitioner, Board Certified
- NPR Certified, American Academy of Pediatrics/American Heart Association
- Performance of Limited Obstetric Ultrasound Certified
- Performance of Centering Prenatal Care Trained
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
- Master of Science in Nursing; 2009
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing; 2007
Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI
- Bachelor of Arts in Biology,
Professional & Personal Interests
- Member, McFarland Clinic Documentation Committee