about us

The Birth Center of Boulder is staffed by a dedicated group of women – certified nurse midwives, registered nurses, and office staff. Our team has created a tranquil space to support and nurture each client with education and evidence based care. We meet each client exactly where they are and support them on their journey towards health and parenthood.

We are accredited by CABC (Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers) and a licensed health care facility through the Colorado Department of Health.
We are located 2.5 miles (less than 7 minutes) from Boulder Community Health Foothills Campus.

If you want to meet our staff, tour the facility, and learn more about the birth center, come to an orientation. Orientations are held the first Friday at noon and third Saturday at 9 am every month.

our mission

To provide connected, compassionate, community based healthcare 

about us

The Birth Center of Boulder is staffed by a dedicated group of women – certified nurse midwives, registered nurses, and office staff. Our team has created a tranquil space to support and nurture each client with education and evidence based care. We meet each client exactly where they are and support them on their journey towards health and parenthood.

We are accredited by CABC (Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers) and a licensed health care facility through the Colorado Department of Health.
We are located 2.5 miles (less than 7 minutes) from Boulder Community Health Foothills Campus.

If you want to meet our staff, tour the facility, and learn more about the birth center, come to an orientation. Orientations are held the first Friday at noon and third Saturday at 9 am every month.

our mission

To provide connected, compassionate, community based healthcare e.

the midwives

angela stevens, msn, cnm

Angela is inspired by the art of midwifery, the pure power of women birthing, sharing the experience of birth with families, and the continual lessons she learns from each relationship. She graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2006. She has been practicing midwifery in Boulder since 2008 and has had the joy of caring for thousands of families in our community. She has also studied nutrition, herbal medicine, ayurveda, and essential oils to provide a holistic approach to women’s wellness and enjoys providing well woman care. Angela has spearheaded the birth center partnership with One Heart Worldwide and is passionate to help them with their belief that all mothers deserve to have access to quality, compassionate health care no matter where they live. Through this partnership, she has volunteered with One Heart in Nepal since 2016.

courtney hasson, cnm

Courtney graduated from Frontier Nursing University in 2016 with a Masters in Nursing as a Certified Nurse Midwife. She has been a nurse for 8 years working in women’s health in various environments such as labor and delivery, freestanding birth centers, and organizations like Nurse-Family Partnership. Courtney’s practice is deeply rooted in the belief that all women should have equitable access to high quality healthcare, as well as exposure to an environment where women can feel empowered by the decisions they chooses for themselves, their baby, and their family. When not at work, Courtney enjoys being outside, spending time with her husband, two children, and her friends. she has a passion for traveling, learning about new cultures, and global health.

bailey jones, ms, cnm

Bailey honors the power and strength of women. She believes that every woman has the right to choose where she will birth and feels called to support women who choose a birth center. Having had out of hospital births herself, she feels connected with and believes in this setting as a safe and often more effective place for women to birth. In the Nurse-Midwifery program at University of Colorado Denver, she has had experience in the high-risk faculty practice, low-risk/water birth practice and has attended home visits. She is excited to learn from and share special moments with the team and families at the Birth Center of Boulder. She is committed to the women in her world-wide community.

renee clark, msn, cnm

Renee has been supporting mamas and families in the hospital setting as a nurse since 2005. After witnessing birth at home and in free-standing birth centers, in the US and throughout Latin America, she pursued her masters and began working alongside women as a midwife in 2014. She is inspired by relationships and believes birth and women’s healthcare to be powerful moments of connection. Renee is passionate about educating new midwives, both stateside and abroad, and is pursuing her Doctor of Nurse Practice as she mentors students in the art of high-quality midwifery care. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and their daughter (who was born at BCoB in 2018) and is always dreaming of adventures on the sea. 

caitlin campbell, mscph, msn, cnm

Caitlin’s first experienced birth at age 12, when she watched her sister give birth to her nephew.  This moment sparked her passion for helping folks during their reproductive and sexual health journeys. After attending her sister’s 3rd birth during her 20s, Caitlin realized that birthwork was where her heart is. She comes to the Birth Center of Boulder from Seattle, where she earned her MSN in midwifery. Prior to nursing school she studied public health in Germany and worked with marginalized & underserved populations (homeless folks, people living with HIV, sex workers, trauma survivors, LGBTQ folks). She has attended births in hospital settings both rural and urban and is excited to transition to community based birth. She is fiercely committed to reproductive justice for all people, and aims to ensure access to safe and empowering care and health education for her patients and community.

 

kathleen reutter, cnm, whnp

Kathleen believes in meeting people where they are. She hopes to help women feel safe and comfortable and tap into their own strength, whether in a birth room during labor or during a well-woman visit. Kathleen’s introduction to birth work began in 2007 in a maternity clinic in Mali, West Africa where she conducted a research project. Since then she has had the honor of working and volunteering in a variety of health care settings in the U.S., including in primary care clinics, reproductive health clinics, birth centers, and hospitals. She graduated from the University of California, San Francisco in 2018 as a Certified Nurse-Midwife and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and is thrilled to now call Colorado home. She is deeply committed to following evidence-based practice as well as honoring her patients’ own knowledge about their bodies

 

the nurses

margie mcsweeney, rn, cpm, ccbe

Margie is a pillar of women’s health care and midwifery support in the Boulder community. Margie has been active as an RN for decades and has worked diligently to increase women’s access to midwifery care. Margie is passionate about the importance of nurturing mothers and their babies through their journey of pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Margie brings her years of experience and calm expertise to the birth center team.

gena valdez, bsn, rn, clc

Gena worked in mental health for many years before obtaining her BSN in 2009 from the Denver School of Nursing. Gena worked as a community health RN for several years. Gena was inspired by the birth of her two children to transition to women’s healthcare and labor and delivery nursing. Gena is inspired by the mission of The Birth Center of Boulder and believes every women deserves the access and support to the birth of her choice.

maia tozzi rn, bsn

Maia has been a nurse for over 18 years. She joined The Birth Center of Boulder in the summer of 2018 with many years of experience in the mom & baby setting. While her nursing career has taken her to many places, she always feels called back to work with new moms and babies and feels most at home in this environment. Maia is passionate about empowering new parents by educating and supporting them as much as possible after having a baby. She has 3 children of her own and enjoys being being outside in this beautiful place we call home.

the office & business team

amanda boni, aa

Amanda joined the birth center administrative team as the receptionist in 2018. Amanda has spent the past 6 years of her career working in healthcare – first as an EMT and medical assistant then transitioning into administrative support. Amanda enjoys the slower pace, personal connection, and connected culture of the birth center.

elizabeth simmons, ms, cd

Elizabeth is a Certified Doula and is now folding that knowledge in with her business operations experience to help grow The Birth Center of Boulder. The birth of her three children, 2 with the guidance of midwife Angela Stevens, awakened her to the strength and wisdom of women as they transition into motherhood. Prior to motherhood, Elizabeth was the director of The Outdoor School in Santa Barbara, CA.

marian stonacek

Marian envisions herself working in birth centers for as long as women keep having babies. She has worked in women’s health care in Boulder for 24 years in all administrative capacities. she is a strong proponent of collaborative care models which emphasize the health of the mother throughout the entire birth experience.

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