My one and only child was born 20 years ago. Having worked and studied OBGYN for years, I thought I knew it all when I went into labor. Not so. Every woman has her own unique experience in childbirth. I love to give back to women the loving care that I received all those years ago.

I started working as a labor and delivery nurse on the Lakota Indian Reservation in 1996 where I saw pregnant women being cared for in the most respectful and kind manner: by Midwives. Inspired by the beautiful births, I went on to graduate from University of Washington with a Master’s in Midwifery and now serve as a preceptor to student nurse midwives.

After 20 years of experience in various birth settings, I have not lost my love of pregnancy and childbirth. I have never worked a day in my life, because I love what I do.

I have special interests in:

  • evidenced-based practice as it relates to maternal and newborn health
  • providing access to midwifery care
  • treating ‘the miseries of pregnancy’, such as nausea or low-back-pain

When I am not in the clinic, I am exploring the Rockies, especially in the winter when the bears are asleep.

Locations

Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Qualifications and experience

Specialties
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pregnancy and Reproduction - Childbirth, Pregnancy and Reproduction - Prenatal Care, Women's Health - Contraception
Gender
Female
Languages spoken
English
Education
M.S. Nurse-Midwifery
University of Washington (2000)

Board Certification
Certification Agency Year
American Midwifery Certification Board
Clinical interest for patients

I am fascinated by the various types of contraception and finding the best fit for every woman, including concerns about side-effects and breastfeeding.

Research interest for patients

The DNA involved in nausea/vomiting of pregnancy, and the effectiveness of medication.

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