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Tuesday: 8am – 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8am – 4:30pm
Thursday: 8am – 4:30pm
Friday: 8am – 4:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Your team
Jessica Anderson, DNP, CNM, WHNP
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Certified Nurse Midwife

Nichol Chesser, CNM
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Certified Nurse Midwife

Jessica Howard, CNM
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Certified Nurse Midwife

Sarah Stone, CNM
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Certified Nurse Midwife

Rachel Israel
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Certified Nurse Midwife

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

At the UCHealth Center for Midwifery, we care for the low-risk woman throughout pregnancy, birth and beyond. Our goal is to help you realize the birth experience you envision in a supportive, caring environment.

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.

Our Center for Midwifery providers deliver babies at the Highlands Ranch Hospital Birth Center.


Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) are experts in pregnancy and birth using evidence-based approaches within a nurturing supportive environment. CNMs can provide care to all women throughout their lifetimes.

All of our CNMs hold at least a master’s degree and are board certified.

Our services

  • Annual gynecologic exams.
  • Breastfeeding support.
  • Collaboration and coordination of care with other healthcare specialties.
  • Comprehensive prenatal care.
  • Family planning.
  • Gynecological care.
  • Health promotion.
  • Individualized birth experience.
  • Labor support and management.
  • Menopause care.
  • Nitrous oxide.
  • Postpartum care.
  • Pre-conception counseling.
  • Vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC).

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.

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Virtual meet and greet

Join us for a meet and greet, where we will discuss the midwifery model of care, alternative modalities for labor and birth, nitrous oxide, and your birth wishes.

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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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