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Jessica Howard, CNM
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Certified Nurse Midwife

Experience the comfort of holistic, personalized midwifery care with the assurance and options of modern medicine.

At the UCHealth Center for Midwifery in Boulder, we care for women and families throughout their prenatal, labor, birth and postpartum period. Our goal is to help you achieve the birth experience you envision in a supportive, caring environment through a partnership with our midwives and staff.

We strive to give you the most updated information and comprehensive care to facilitate an empowering labor and birth experience through high touch, personalized care.

Midwife expertise

Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM) are experts in pregnancy and birth using evidence-based approaches within a nurturing supportive environment. All of our CNMs hold at least a masters degree and are board certified.

You will see our dedicated midwives at our Boulder location and birth at UCHealth Women’s Care Center – University of Colorado Hospital with our midwifery team.

Our services

  • Breastfeeding support.
  • Collaboration and coordination of care with other healthcare specialties.
  • Comprehensive prenatal care.
  • Family planning.
  • Gynecological care.
  • Health promotion.
  • Individualized birth experience unique to each family.
  • Labor support and management.
  • Menopause care.
  • Nitrous oxide
    • UCHealth was the first health system in Colorado to offer nitrous oxide for labor as an in hospital labor pain relief option.
  • Postpartum care.
  • Pre-conception counseling.
  • Water birth.
  • Well woman care.

Our approach and supportive options

Our midwives focus on the natural, healthy aspects of women’s care and work with you to decide what is right for you, including:

Natural childbirth with or without pain medicine such as epidural anesthesia or intravenous pain relief.

Nitrous oxide, also called “laughing gas,” for labor. This colorless, odorless and tasteless gas can decrease pain. We were the first and one of the only hospitals in the region to offer this option.

Complementary and alternative healing options through collaboration with other UCHealth specialists and partner services, including:

Check with your insurance company to see if your plan covers these services.

Have questions? Get answers!

Get helpful information from UCHealth Obstetrics and Gynecology staff members who offer insight into epidurals, breech birth, erythromycin, newborn screenings, preeclampsia, sleep positions, betamethasone, birth control, inducing labor, certified midwifery, what to bring to the hospital and much more.

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