Ep. 39 – Everything to Know About Being a Nurse Midwife - Leslie Cornwell
In this episode, we talk to Leslie Cornwell, CNM, about the ins and outs of being a midwife. We discuss the reasons to become one, birth centers vs hospitals, locum assignments, travel, and more!
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- (0:00) Introduction
- (1:47) Leslie’s Background
- (4:54) Why Would a Nurse Want to Be a Midwife
- (7:24) Difference Between Midwives & OBGYNs
- (13:52) Birth Center vs Hospital
- (19:54) The Different Types of Midwives
- (28:40) Locum Travel Midwives
- (35:03) Travel Nursing With Kids
- (41:00) The Future of Midwifery
About LESLIE CORNWELL, CNM
Leslie Cornwell has been a Certified Nurse Midwife last 10yrs and part of birth advocacy since age 16. She has practiced in the hospital, birth center, and home settings in 6 different states. Leslie runs multiple businesses including Midwifery Business Consultation and Empowering Midwifery Education. She has extensive knowledge of business, finances, tax, and legal systems used to help midwives all over the country start and improve their private practices. She loves to travel the country with her family doing midwife locum assignments for the last few years to keep her skills up and see how the many different ways people can provide midwifery care.
15min Discovery Call with Leslie Cornwell, CNM
Midwifery Business Consultation
Empowering Midwifery Education
Host – Maggie Reichard
Producer – Jonathan Cary
Assistant Producers – Katie Schrauben & Sam MacKay
Music – Aidan Dykes