Certification: Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner Midwife; Certified Health Coach
Medical Association Memberships: American College of Nurse-Midwives; Association of Women's Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses; International Lactation Consultant Association
Practice Philosophy: As a practicing Certified Nurse Midwife for more than 30 years, I am passionate about providing a woman with personalized, holistic care. I value listening to a woman's concerns and needs and helping her achieve personal goals for an ideal birth. I believe in empowering a woman to be an active participant in her own health care and educating her about the importance of nutrition and lifestyle in maintaining a balanced and healthy life.
Professional School: Frontier School fo Midwifery and Family Nursing, Hyden, KY
Deborah Johnson, CNM, ARNP, provides a full range of nurse-midwifery care. In addition to obstetrics, Deborah provides annual exams, women's wellness, birth control, and adolescent care, while incorporating health and wellness coaching into her practice. As a Certified Lactation Consultant, Deborah enjoys supporting women and their babies with breastfeeding. Away from work, sheenjoys vegetarian cooking, knitting, hunting wild mushrooms, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.
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