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 Stages of Labor (Step-By-Step Guide)The 3 Stages of Labor And What to Expect In Each
Safe Medication When Trying To Conceive (and 6 to Avoid!)Should I Avoid Medications While Trying to Get Pregnant?
15 Early Pregnancy Symptoms That Women ExperienceDo You Have One Of These Early Pregnancy Symptoms?
Ovulation 101: When Is My Fertile Window?Ovulation 101: What You Need to Know to Get Pregnant
The Ultimate Pregnancy Checklist (Month By Month)The Ultimate Pregnancy Checklist to Get You Through Each Month
Choosing Circumcision: Should I Put My Baby Boy Under the Knife?To Cut or Not to Cut? Choosing Circumcision
How Accurate Is a Pregnancy Test After Implantation?When Can I Do a Pregnancy Test After Implantation?
Getting Pregnant With Blocked Fallopian Tubes: Is It Possible?Blocked Fallopian Tubes and Pregnancy. What Are My Choices?
Why Me? Answers You Need When Dealing with MiscarriageDealing with Miscarriage: How Will You Cope?
How To Have a Home Birth and Why You Might Want ToHow to Have a Successful Home Birth
Pregnancy and Vaginal Discharge: When You Should Be ConcernedYour Body and Pregnancy: Vaginal Discharge Changes
Ultimate Guide to Fertility: How to Get Pregnant — FastHow to Get Pregnant Faster — Ultimate Fertility Guide
What About the Umbilical Cord? Learn How to Care for ItUmbilical Cord 101: What It is and How to Care for It
What Are the Benefits and Risks of Water Birth?Getting Your Feet Wet in the World of Water Births
Natural Family Planning: A Good Alternative to the Pill?The Ins and Outs of Natural Family Planning
Foods and Drinks to Avoid While PregnantWhich Foods Should You Avoid While Pregnant?
Postpartum Depression: Don't Worry Mommy, You Aren't AloneAn Ultimate Guide to Surviving Postpartum Depression
Pregnancy Hair Changes: Interesting Facts You Need to KnowPregnancy Hair Changes: 5 Surprising Things You Can Expect
How to Deal With Bladder Pain During PregnancyIs Your Pregnancy Causing Pain in Your Bladder?
My Water Broke! Am I in Labor? 9 Signs You Need to KnowGet Ready for Baby — Here Are the First Signs of Labor
DPO Symptoms: What Happens to Your Body in The Days After Ovulation?The First 14 Days: Symptoms That Occur in the Days Past Ovulation
5 Reasons Why Your Pregnancy Test May Be NegativeTo Be Or Not To Be…. Why Your Pregnancy Test Says Negative
How to Choose Between an Epidural or a Natural BirthEpidural vs. Natural Birth: Which Should You Choose?
Amniotic Fluid Levels In Pregnancy: How Much Is Enough?Why Are Amniotic Fluid Levels in Pregnancy So Important?
What You Should Know About Those Weird Baby Twitches in the WombAll About Your Baby’s Strange Movements in the Womb
7 Ways Skin Changes During Pregnancy & What to Do About it7 Common Skin Changes During Pregnancy
Is Implantation Bleeding During Pregnancy Normal?Is Implantation Bleeding Normal? (5 Things to Consider)
How to Safely Enjoy the Beach While Pregnant (5 Pro Tips)How to Safely Get Some Beach Time During Pregnancy
Brrrr… Are Temperature Changes Normal when Pregnant?Feeling Cold During Pregnancy: Is It Normal?
9 Ways to Induce Labor Naturally — Do They Really Work?9 Natural Ways to Induce Labor
How to Check Your Cervical Position and Learning Its BenefitsHow to Check Your Cervical Position for Optimal Fertility
How to Get Pregnant with PCOSPCOS and Pregnancy: Can I Still Get Pregnant?
How to Deal With Night Sweats During PregnancyNight Sweats During Pregnancy: Causes & 5 Tips to Help You Cope
What is a Lotus Birth and Is It Safe?Lotus Birth: What Happens If You Don't Cut The Cord?
Prodromal Labor in Pregnancy: 13 Tips to Help You SurviveHow Does Prodromal Labor Differ From Actual Labor?
How to Practice Yoga Safely During PregnancyThe Benefits of Prenatal Yoga During Pregnancy (& How to Do It)
The Best Exercises to Induce Labor Naturally8 Best Exercises for Inducing Labor Naturally (Step-by-Step Guide)
What To Expect When Your Baby Drops During PregnancyBaby Dropping During Pregnancy (Lightening)
Everything You Need to Know About Vaginal Odor During PregnancyVaginal Odor During Pregnancy and What It Means
Want the Scoop On Green Poop During Pregnancy?Why Do I Have Green Poop During Pregnancy?
The Ultimate Guide to Exercise During PregnancyThe Ultimate Guide to Exercise During Pregnancy
Is Cloudy Urine During Pregnancy Something to Worry About?What Cloudy Urine During Pregnancy Means
Are Fetal Dopplers Safe? The Answer May Surprise YouWhy Moms Should Avoid At-Home Fetal Dopplers
Can Prenatal Vitamins Cause Weight Gain?Can Prenatal Vitamins Cause Weight Gain? (The Truth)
Pregnancy Test At Night: Are The Results Accurate?Pregnancy Tests at Night: Are They Accurate? (Not Always)
What is Implantation Cramping & Should I Worry?Implantation Cramps: Timeline, Symptoms & Tips
What You Should Know About Using an Expired Pregnancy TestAre Expired Pregnancy Tests Accurate?
The Pregnancy Line: What Exactly Is the Linea Nigra?Linea Nigra: What to Know About Your Pregnancy Line
Angriness During Pregnancy (5 Tips to Control Your Emotions)How to Manage Anger During Pregnancy (With the 5 R’s)
Is Your Baby Head Down? Use Belly Mapping to Find Out!Belly Mapping 101: How to Tell if Your Baby is Head Down
Is the Bleach Pregnancy Test Safe and Reliable?Is the Bleach Pregnancy Test Safe and Reliable?