Caitlin Goodwin, MSN, RN, CNM

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Caitlin Goodwin MSN, RN, CNM is a Board Certified Nurse-Midwife and freelance writer. Prior to her career in midwifery, Caitlin was a labor and delivery nurse for five years where she worked alongside obstetricians and midwifes.

She graduated with a MSN from Frontier Nursing University and has since worked as a midwife in both the hospital and birth center setting. Caitlin loves to spend time with her four children and runs a family travel and autism blog at Typically Twitterpated.

Caitlin is particularly interested in promoting physiologic birth as well as empowering women through community education. She also volunteers at summer camps for children who are differently abled.

Caitlin's Education:

  • Masters of Science in Nursing (Nurse-Midwifery), Frontier Nursing University
  • Masters of Science in Nursing (Clinical Nurse Leader), University of Toledo
  • Bachelors of Science in Health Science, Bowling Green State University

Caitlin's Work History:

  • Certified Nurse-Midwife at Baby+Co.
  • Certified Nurse-Midwife at Summa Health
  • Labor Delivery Recovery Postpartum Registered Nurse at Saint John West Shore Hospital
  • Maternal-Child Nursing Faculty at Hondros College of Business
  • Registered Nurse at Southwest General Health Center

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Articles Reviewed by Caitlin Goodwin

Pregnant woman in labor

Exploring the Stages of Labor: A Guide to Labor, Birth, and Delivery

Woman taking medication in bed

Safe Medication When Trying to Conceive: Avoiding Potential Pitfalls

Pregnant woman feeling sick in bed

Understanding the Early Pregnancy Symptoms: A Comprehensive Guide

Little girl kissing her pregnant mommy's belly

Understanding Ovulation: Your Guide to Fertility

Pregnant woman writing on notebook in bed

Expecting? Navigate Your Journey with This Pregnancy Checklist

Newborn baby undergoing medical proedure

Making the Circumcision Decision: An Insight into Pros and Cons

Woman looking at pregnancy test

Avoiding False Results: When to Take a Pregnancy Test After Implantation

Couple sitting on a bench and holding woman's pregnant belly

Blocked Fallopian Tubes — A Comprehensive Guide

Successful water birth with newborn baby

Home Birth: Making the Right Decision for Your Family

Woman having an ultrasound

Early Pregnancy Discharge: A Helpful Guide for Expectant Mothers

Pregnant woman looking at her ultrasound

How to Get Pregnant Faster: A Comprehensive Guide

Cleaning newborn's umbilical cord

How to Properly Care for Your Newborn's Umbilical Cord

Woman delivering water birth

Considering Water Birth? Know the Benefits and Risks

Pregnancy test stick with two lines

Choosing Natural Family Planning: An Alternative Method

Depressed mom

Understanding Postpartum Depression: A New Mother's Challenge

Pregnant woman brushing her hair in front of the mirror

Why Does Hair Change During Pregnancy? A Closer Look

Woman holding her tummy while bowing her head in pain

Bladder Pain and Pregnancy: Is There a Connection?

Troubled woman holding her belly bump while sitting on the couch

Preparing for the Big Moment: Spotting Early Signs of Labor

Woman experiencing pregnancy cramping symptoms

Early DPO Symptoms: Are You Experiencing These Signs?

Woman holding a negative pregnancy test

Dealing with a Negative Pregnancy Test — Are You Still Pregnant?

Mom holding her newborn baby

Epidural vs Natural Birth: A Comprehensive Guide

Close up of pregnant woman holding her belly

Amniotic Fluid Levels: How Do They Affect Your Pregnancy?

Pregnant woman feeling twitches in her belly

Understanding Baby Twitching in Womb: A Comprehensive Guide

Pregnant woman applying skincare product to her face

Understanding Skin Changes During Pregnancy: What to Expect

Pregnant woman with implantation cramping and bleeding

Is It Implantation Bleeding or Your Period? Find Out

Pregnant woman at the beach

Pregnancy and Beach Time: What You Need to Know

Pregnant woman wearing a coat

Why Am I Feeling Cold During Pregnancy?

Pregnant woma holding her belly

The Controversy of Natural Labor Induction Methods Explored

Pregnant woman checking her belly while sitting on the couch

Tracking Fertility: How to Check Cervical Position

Pregnant woman holding her belly

PCOS — How It Affects Pregnancy and What You Can Do About It

Sweating pregnant woman trying to sleep

Overcoming Night Sweats During Pregnancy: Tips and Tricks

Pregnant woman laying in hospital bed

How to Distinguish Between Prodromal Labor and Real Labor

Pregnant woman doing yoga

Embracing the Benefits of Yoga During Pregnancy

Pregnant woman stretching on yoga mat to induce labor

Exploring Natural Ways to Induce Labor: Key Exercises

Pregnant woman holding her belly

Baby Dropping: Why It Happens

Pregnant woman lying on bed with vaginal odor

Vaginal Odor in Pregnancy: When to See Your Doctor

What is the cause of green poop during pregnancy?

Why Am I Experiencing Green Poop During Pregnancy?

Woman exercising while pregnant

A Comprehensive Guide to the Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

Pregnant woman checking the cloudiness of her urine.

Understanding Cloudy Urine During Pregnancy - Causes and Concerns

Pregnant woman using a fetal doppler monitor

Ensuring Your Baby's Health: A Look at Fetal Doppler Safety

Pregnant woman taking her prenatal vitamins

Managing Weight Gain — The Role of Prenatal Vitamins

Woman Taking Pregnancy Test at Night

Can You Trust the Results of a Pregnancy Test Taken at Night?

Woman with stomach cramping

Is It Implantation Cramping or Just a Period? Know the Difference

Woman looking at an expired pregnancy test

Can You Trust an Expired Pregnancy Test? — Find Out Now

linea nigra and stretch marks on pregnant women

The Linea Nigra: What Expecting Mothers Need to Know

Pregnant woman shouting at her husband

Are You Feeling Anger During Pregnancies? You're Not Alone

Woman performing belly mapping to decide if baby is head down

Belly Mapping: Empowering Mothers to Know Their Baby's Position

Urine in a cup

The Truth About Bleach Pregnancy Tests: Are They Safe?