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Certified nurse-midwives are registered nurses who have graduated from a nurse-midwifery masters-degree program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) and have passed a national certification exam. They are trained and capable of providing individualized care during pregnancy and birth, from one that’s medication-free to a birth that uses medications and anesthesia. Certified midwifery care, similar to care by a nurse practitioner, is typically covered under most health care insurance plans.


Certified Nurse Midwives with Women's Health Alliance

brand.jpg Anne Brand, CNM, MSN

Bachelors of Science in Nursing, UNC Charlotte

Masters of Science in Nursing, Medical University of the South

carroll.jpgCheryl Cheek Carroll, CNM, PMHNP, MSN

Bachelors of Science in Nursing, North Carolina Central University

Masters of Science in Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina
Board certified as an Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


early.jpgJualeah Early, CNM, MSN

Bachelors in Nursing, Rio Grande University in Ohio

Masters in Midwifery, Frontier School of Midwifery & Family Nursing in Hyden, Kentucky


joel.jpgLeigh Ann Joel, BSN, CNM

Bachelors in Nursing, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

lowry.jpg Mary Ellen Lowry, MSN, CNM, CLC

Bachelors in Nursing, Lenoir-Rhyne College

Masters in Nurse Midwifery, State University of New York at Stony Brook