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

All About the Stages of Labor: A Complete Guide

Woman taking medication in bed

Safe Medication Practices for Conception

Pregnant woman feeling sick in bed

Early Pregnancy Symptoms Every Woman Should Know

Little girl kissing her pregnant mommy's belly

Understanding Ovulation: A Comprehensive Guide

Pregnant woman writing on notebook in bed

Must-Have Items on Your Pregnancy Checklist

Newborn baby undergoing medical proedure

Making an Informed Decision on Circumcision

Woman looking at pregnancy test

Pregnancy Test Timing After Implantation

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

Fertility Issues Related to Blocked Fallopian Tubes

Successful water birth with newborn baby

Creating a Comfortable Environment for Home Birth

Woman having an ultrasound

Early Pregnancy Discharge Causes and When to Seek Help

Pregnant woman looking at her ultrasound

Tips for Boosting Fertility and Getting Pregnant Faster

Cleaning newborn's umbilical cord

Importance of Proper Umbilical Cord Care for Infants

Woman delivering water birth

Weighing the Benefits and Risks of Water Birth

Pregnancy test stick with two lines

Effective Natural Family Planning Techniques for Couples

Depressed mom

Understanding Postpartum Depression and Its Effects

Pregnant woman brushing her hair in front of the mirror

Managing Hair Quality and Texture Changes in Pregnancy

Woman holding her tummy while bowing her head in pain

Dealing with Bladder Pain During Your Pregnancy Journey

Troubled woman holding her belly bump while sitting on the couch

Preparing for Childbirth: Spotting Early Signs of Labor

Woman experiencing pregnancy cramping symptoms

The Importance of DPO Symptoms in Early Pregnancy

Woman holding a negative pregnancy test

False Negative Pregnancy Tests Causes and Solutions

Mom holding her newborn baby

Breaking Down the Epidural vs Natural Birth Debate

Close up of pregnant woman holding her belly

Checking Amniotic Fluid Levels for Pregnancy Health

Pregnant woman feeling twitches in her belly

Baby Twitching in Womb: Reasons and What to Expect

Pregnant woman applying skincare product to her face

Understanding Skin Changes During Pregnancy

Pregnant woman with implantation cramping and bleeding

How Implantation Bleeding Occurs in Early Pregnancy

Pregnant woman at the beach

Beach Vacation Tips for Expectant Mothers

Pregnant woman wearing a coat

Understanding Pregnancy Chills and How to Manage Them

Pregnant woma holding her belly

Discover How to Induce Labor Naturally for a Healthy Birth

Pregnant woman checking her belly while sitting on the couch

A Comprehensive Guide on Cervical Position Checks

Pregnant woman holding her belly

Understanding PCOS and Pregnancy: A Comprehensive Guide

Sweating pregnant woman trying to sleep

Pregnancy and Night Sweats: What Expecting Mothers Should Know

Pregnant woman laying in hospital bed

The Difference Between Prodromal Labor and Real Labor

Pregnant woman doing yoga

Pregnancy and Yoga: A Winning Combination for Health

Pregnant woman stretching on yoga mat to induce labor

Inducing Labor Naturally With Gentle Exercise Techniques

Pregnant woman holding her belly

Preparing for Labor After Baby Dropping

Pregnant woman lying on bed with vaginal odor

How to Address Vaginal Odor During Pregnancy

What is the cause of green poop during pregnancy?

Healthy Solutions for Green Poop in Pregnancy

Woman exercising while pregnant

Pregnancy Fitness Guide: Boost Your Health with Exercise

Pregnant woman checking the cloudiness of her urine.

Cloudy Urine During Pregnancy Causes and Remedies

Pregnant woman using a fetal doppler monitor

Fetal Doppler Safety Tips for Pregnant Mothers

Pregnant woman taking her prenatal vitamins

The Truth About Prenatal Vitamins and Weight Gain for Mothers

Woman Taking Pregnancy Test at Night

Nighttime Pregnancy Testing: Crucial Factors to Consider

Woman with stomach cramping

Implantation Cramping: How to Identify and Manage

Woman looking at an expired pregnancy test

Expired Pregnancy Tests: Are They Still Accurate

linea nigra and stretch marks on pregnant women

Managing Linea Nigra Appearance and Fading

Pregnant woman shouting at her husband

Tips for Coping with Feelings of Anger While Pregnant

Woman performing belly mapping to decide if baby is head down

Discover Your Baby's Position with Belly Mapping

Urine in a cup

Debunking Bleach Pregnancy Test Misconceptions