Birth & Midwifery in USA
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Amy Nacht is a Certified Nurse Midwife, who speaks Spanish as well as English. She has worked in homes, birth centers, and in hospitals, first as a direct entry midwife and now a Certified Nurse Midwife. She has taught childbirth education and prenatal and postnatal yoga. Amy is currently involved with raising her two young children and working as a CNM as clinical faculty in the University of Colorado. Amy tells us, "I hope to see the rate of maternal death decline. I hope to see the rate of midwifery education increase worldwide and to see the rate of conferences/meetings/alliances increase to allow all of women’s health practitioners worldwide to learn from each other. My goal is to aid in the process of creating a profession that continues to nurture families while nurturing itself. A healthy profession can reach farther and do more to support gentle and healthy births for mother and child."