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 Edited by Caitlin Goodwin

The 3 Stages of Labor Explained By a Nurse-Midwife
The 3 Stages of Labor Explained By a Nurse-Midwife
Safe Medication When Trying To Conceive (and 6 to Avoid!)
Safe Medication When Trying To Conceive
15 Early Pregnancy Symptoms That Women Experience
15 Early Pregnancy Symptoms
Ovulation 101: What You Need to Know to Get Pregnant
Understanding Ovulation: An In-Depth Guide
The Ultimate Pregnancy Checklist (Month By Month)
Month By Month: The Ultimate Pregnancy Checklist
Should I Circumcise My Baby Boy?
Should I Circumcise My Baby Boy?
I’m Late! How Soon Should I Do a Pregnancy Test After Implantation?
I’m Late! How Soon Should I Do a Pregnancy Test After Implantation?
Getting Pregnant With Blocked Fallopian Tubes: Is It Possible?
Getting Pregnant With Blocked Fallopian Tubes
Why Me? Answers You Need When Dealing with Miscarriage
Dealing with Miscarriage: All You Need to Know
How to Have a Successful Home Birth
Skipping the Hospital By Giving Birth At Home
Pregnancy and Vaginal Discharge: When You Should Be Concerned
Vaginal Discharge During Pregnancy: How to Know What’s Normal
How to Get Pregnant Faster — Ultimate Fertility Guide
Conception and Pregnancy: A Guide to Getting Pregnant Faster
What About the Umbilical Cord? Learn How to Care for It
A Mom’s Guide to Umbilical Cord Care
What Are the Benefits and Risks of Water Birth?
The Benefits and Risks of Choosing a Water Birth
The Ins and Outs of Natural Family Planning
Natural Family Planning: The Good and the Bad
What Foods Should You Avoid While Pregnant?
What Foods Should You Avoid While Pregnant?
An Ultimate Guide to Surviving Postpartum Depression
Is it Baby Blues or Postpartum Depression?
Pregnancy Hair Changes: 5 Surprising Things You Can Expect
Pregnancy Hair Do’s and Don’ts: Facts You Need to Know
Bladder Pain During Pregnancy: 3 Facts You Need to Know
Bladder Pain During Pregnancy: 3 Facts You Need to Know
My Water Broke! Am I in Labor? 9 Signs You Need to Know
9 Early Signs of Labor to Watch Out For
DPO Symptoms: What Happens to Your Body in The Days After Ovulation?
DPO Symptoms: Recognize the Signs You Could Be Pregnant
How to Handle Missed Period But Negative Pregnancy Test
How to Handle Missed Period But Negative Pregnancy Test
Epidural vs. Natural Birth: Which Should You Choose?
Experiencing Childbirth Naturally or With an Epidural?
Amniotic Fluid Levels In Pregnancy: How Much Is Enough?
Amniotic Fluid Levels In Pregnancy: How Important Are They?
All About Your Baby’s Strange Movements in the Womb
What Do My Baby’s Strange Womb Movements Mean?
7 Ways Skin Changes During Pregnancy & What to Do About it
7 Ways Your Skin Changes During Pregnancy
Is Implantation Bleeding Normal? (5 Things to Consider)
Implantation Bleeding: A Reason to Panic or Celebrate?
How to Safely Enjoy the Beach While Pregnant (5 Pro Tips)
The Beach Babe’s Guide to Fun at the Beach During Pregnancy
Feeling Cold During Pregnancy: Is It Normal? (5 Possible Causes)
Feeling Cold During Pregnancy: Is It Normal? (5 Possible Causes)
9 Ways to Induce Labor Naturally (From a Nurse-Midwife)
9 Ways to Induce Labor Naturally (From a Nurse-Midwife)
The Best Way to Check Your Cervical Position for Optimal Fertility
The Best Way to Check Your Cervical Position for Optimal Fertility
PCOS and Pregnancy: Can I Still Get Pregnant?
I Have PCOS — Can I Still Get Pregnant?
Night Sweats During Pregnancy: Causes & 5 Tips to Help You Cope
Night Sweats During Pregnancy: 5 Tips to Help You Cope
Lotus Births are Trending: Are They Beneficial or a Dangerous Fad?
Lotus Births are Trending: Are They Beneficial or a Dangerous Fad?
Prodromal Labor in Pregnancy: 13 Tips to Help You Survive
Prodromal Labor: 13 Tips to Help You Survive!
The Benefits of Prenatal Yoga During Pregnancy (& How to Do It)
How to Practice Prenatal Yoga (And Why You Would Want To)
8 Best Exercises for Inducing Labor Naturally (Step-by-Step Guide)
8 Exercises to Help Induce Labor Naturally
Baby Dropping: What Is Lightening & When Does It Happen?
Baby Dropping: What Is Lightening & When Does It Happen?
Vaginal Odor During Pregnancy and What It Means
What You Need to Know About Vaginal Odor During Pregnancy
Green Poop During Pregnancy: Should You Be Worried?
Green Poop During Pregnancy: Should You Be Worried?
The Ultimate Guide to Exercise During Pregnancy
The Ultimate Guide to Exercise During Pregnancy
Cloudy Urine During Pregnancy: Should You Be Worried?
Cloudy Urine During Pregnancy: Should You Be Worried?
What You Should Know About Using Fetal Dopplers
What You Should Know About Using Fetal Dopplers
Can Prenatal Vitamins Cause Weight Gain?
Are My Prenatal Vitamins Causing Me to Gain Weight?
Pregnancy Tests at Night: Are They Accurate? (Not Always)
Is It Okay to Take a Pregnancy Test at Night?
Implantation Cramping: How Long Do They Last? Should You Worry?
Implantation Cramping: How Long Do They Last? Should You Worry?
Are Expired Pregnancy Tests Accurate? (What You Should Know)
Are Expired Pregnancy Tests Accurate? (What You Should Know)
Linea Nigra: What to Know About Your Pregnancy Line
Linea Nigra: What to Know About Your Pregnancy Line
How to Manage Anger and Emotions During Pregnancy (5 Pro Tips)
Managing Anger & Emotions During Pregnancy
Belly Mapping 101: How to Tell if Your Baby is Head Down
How to Do Belly Mapping & Discover Babies Womb Position
Is the Bleach Pregnancy Test Safe and Reliable?
Is the Bleach Pregnancy Test Safe and Reliable?