Midwifery – BirthCare HealthCare

For many women, a nurse midwife is the perfect choice for their pregnancy or gynecological care. A nurse midwife is a registered nurse who receives extra training from an accredited midwifery program and becomes board certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives. Nurse midwives can provide a full range of primary health care services for women and families.

Services

For pregnancy care, services offered include the following:

  • Pregnancy care and delivery
  • Full information about tests
  • Healthy lifestyle and nutrition coaching
  • Personalized labor support
  • Effective approaches to pain relief
  • Attention to your birth plan
  • Postpartum care
  • Breast feeding assistance

Primary Care Services

For primary care, services offered include the following:

  • Acute care
    • Colds and allergies
    • Cough
    • Fever or flu
    • Headache
    • Sinusitis
    • Skin rashes and infections
    • Sprains and strains
    • Throat soreness (rapid strep, and the like)
    • Urinary tract screening and treatment of infections
  • Family planning/birth control
  • Health coaching
  • Health-risk assessments
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Immunizations
  • Menopause care
  • Personalized counseling on healthy lifestyles
  • Preconception counseling
  • Preventive care
  • Routine exams
    • Annual pelvic and breast examinations
    • Pre-marital exams
    • Pap tests
    • Other screening tests
  • Screening & treatment for sexually transmitted infections
Perinatal Education

Susanna R. Cohen, DNP, CNM/ MSN

Patient Rating:

4.9

4.9 out of 5

Susanna Cohen is a Doctorally prepared board Certified Nurse Midwife who joined the faculty at the University of Utah College of Nursing in 2007. She practices as a midwife in the BirthCare HealthCare (BCHC) Faculty Practice, sharing her time between the Madsen Women’s Clinic and the University Medical Center and Labor and Delivery. Susanna receive... Read More

Specialties:

Midwifery Services, Women's Health

Locations:

Madsen Health Center (801) 581-4014
University Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinic 4
(801) 581-4014

Angela Deneris, Ph.D., C.N.M., FACNM

Patient Rating:

5.0

5.0 out of 5

Dr. Angela Deneris is a Professor, Clinical, and has been a CNM since 1981. She is faculty in the Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Programs in the College of Nursing and teaches students both didactically and clinically in BirthCare HealthCare Faculty Practice, caring for women at Madsen Clinic, University of Utah Health Scienc... Read More

Christina Elmore, M.S.N., C.N.M.

Patient Rating:

4.9

4.9 out of 5

Christina Elmore has been a Certified Nurse Midwife since 2012. She has provided services for women throughout the areas of Seattle, WA and Salt Lake City, UT. She provides full-scope midwifery care, including prenatal care, labor support & deliveries, postpartum care, contraceptive counseling, and routine gynecological care. Her areas of inter... Read More

Specialties:

Midwifery Services, Women's Health

Locations:

South Main Clinic
Teen Mother & Child Program
(801) 581-4014
University Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinic 4
(801) 581-4014

Claudia G. Gerard, M.S., C.N.M.

Patient Rating:

4.9

4.9 out of 5

Specialties:

Midwifery Services, Women's Health

Locations:

Madsen Health Center (801) 581-4014
South Jordan Health Center (801) 581-4014
University Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinic 4
(801) 581-4014

Sarah J. Hagen, C.N.M.

Sarah is board Certified Nurse Midwife who has been faculty at the University of Utah College of Nursing from 2008-2012. After a short leave, Sarah chose to return to Utah to work within the Birthcare Healthcare practice again. Sarah has an active full scope midwifery practice and sees clients at Salt Lake Regional. Sarah attends births on Labor an... Read More

Specialties:

Midwifery Services, Nurse-midwifery, OB/Gyn, General

Locations:

Salt Lake Regional
University of Utah Women’s Health Clinic
(801) 581-4014

Emily Hart Hayes, DNP, C.N.M., WHNP-BC

Emily is a certified nurse midwife and women's health nurse practitioner with the BirthCare HealthCare College of Nursing Faculty Practice. Before her career in midwifery, she worked as an environmental scientist, specializing in toxicology and chemistry.  She also worked as a certified birth doula.  Emily provides outpatient care at the South Jord... Read More

Specialties:

Nurse-midwifery, Women's Health

Locations:

South Jordan Health Center (801) 581-4014
South Main Clinic
Teen Mother & Child Program
(801) 581-4014

Julie King, C.N.M., M.S.N.

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Julie King has been a nurse-midwife since 1998 practicing in a variety of settings including private physician-owned and large hospital based practices in Utah and in California. Along with the routine gynecologic care of healthy women throughout their lifetime, she has delivered almost 2000 babies. Julie is a faculty member of the graduate Midwi... Read More

Specialties:

Midwifery Services, Women's Health

Locations:

South Jordan Health Center (801) 581-4014
University Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinic 4
(801) 581-4014

Gwen A. Latendresse, Ph.D., C.N.M.

Certified Nurse-Midwife for over 20 years, providing clinical services with the University of Utah Birthcare Healthcare practice, for women of all ages, including routine gynecological and prenatal services, contraceptive and family planning, peri and postmenopause care.... Read More

Specialties:

Midwifery Services, Women's Health

Locations:

University Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinic 4
(801) 581-4014

Specialties:

Midwifery Services

Locations:

Madsen Health Center (801) 581-4014
South Main Clinic
Teen Mother & Child Program
(801) 581-4014
University Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinic 4
(801) 581-4014

Debra S. Penney, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H., C.N.M.

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Dr. Debra Penney is currently seeing patients in the University of Utah OB/GYN clinic for well woman care and prenatal and postnatal visits. She brings a wide variety of experiences to her clinical care including 3 years as a nurse where she worked in all specialties and 3 years as a labor and delivery nurse both at a busy hospital and a birth cent... Read More

Specialties:

Midwifery Services, Nurse-midwifery, Women's Health

Locations:

University Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinic 4
(801) 581-4014

Specialties:

Midwifery Services, Nurse-midwifery, OB/Gyn, General

Locations:

Madsen Health Center (801) 581-4014
South Main Clinic (801) 581-4014
University Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinic 4
(801) 581-4014

Kirsti Rinne, WHNP, C.N.M., APRN

Kirsti Rinne completed her training as a Women's Health Nurse practitioner at Boston College in 2008. With no place to call home, Kirsti traveled through Central America before finding herself living and working as a labor nurse on the island of St Thomas. Eventually she was drawn to Utah to be close to family but, immediately fell in love with the... Read More

Specialties:

Midwifery Services

Locations:

Farmington Health Center (801) 581-4014
South Main Clinic (801) 581-4014

Leissa A. Roberts, D.N.P., C.N.M.

Dr. Leissa Roberts is currently seeing patients at the University of Utah Madsen Woman’s Health Clinic. Her practice is open for well woman care, gynecology and pregnancy care. Leissa is a Certified Nurse Midwife who has been faculty at the University of Utah College of Nursing since 1993. As a clinician, she is committed to listening to women and ... Read More

Celeste R. Thomas, M.S., C.N.M.

Patient Rating:

4.9

4.9 out of 5

Celeste Thomas CNM is currently seeing patients at the University of Utah clinics for well woman care, primary care of common health complaints, pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. She has been caring for women in all stages of life and "catching" babies since 2003. Her emphasis is on empowering women as shared partners in their health, and safeguard... Read More

Specialties:

Midwifery Services, Women's Health

Locations:

Madsen Health Center (801) 581-4014
South Main Clinic
Teen Mother & Child Program
(801) 581-4014
University Hospital (801) 581-4014

Katherine Ward, ANP, DNP, WHNP

Katie Ward, DNP, WHNP, is a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner who specializes in family planning, menopause, sexual dysfunction, pelvic pain and abnormal pap smear management.  Dr. Ward has over 25 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner and is an Associate Professor at the University of Utah College of Nursing.  Katie loves teaching and usuall... Read More

Specialties:

Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner

Locations:

University Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinic 4
(801) 581-4014

Jocelyn S. Yale, C.N.M., WHNP

Jocelyn is a Certified Nurse Midwife and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner with the BirthCare HealthCare practice.  Jocelyn was raised in Minnesota and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin.  After working as a Registered Nurse in Wisconsin and in Washington, D.C., Jocelyn moved to Salt Lake City where she rec... Read More

Specialties:

Midwifery Services, OB/Gyn, General

Locations:

Madsen Health Center (801) 581-4014
South Main Clinic (801) 581-4014
University Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinic 4
(801) 581-4014
Farmington Health Center 165 N University Ave
Farmington, UT 84025
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(801) 581-4014
Madsen Women's Health and Breast Clinic 555 Foothill Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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(801) 581-4014
Salt Lake Regional - University of Utah Women’s Health Clinic 82 South 1100 East , Suite 204
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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(801) 581-4014
South Jordan Health Center 5126 W. Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84009
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Appointments
(801) 581-4014
South Main Clinic 3690 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
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Appointments
(801) 581-4014
Teen Mother & Child Program 3690 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
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Appointments
(801) 587-2525
University Hospital, Clinic 4 50 North Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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(801) 581-4014