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Laura M. Macpherson, CNM, ARNP, MSN, IBCLC

About

Professional Statement

I care for women throughout pregnancy with the goals of a healthy mother/baby dyad, positive pregnancy/birth experience, and good postpartum adjustment. As a Nurse Midwife I believe that quality care requires a partnership with women and families; is offered in the context of their own lived experience and unique needs; is based on the best evidence available; and includes therapeutic use of human presence, and skillful communication. I believe that pregnancy and childbirth, while normal life events, are also powerful motivators of healthy behavior change. I support my patients as they make those changes to optimize their health and that of their family/community.

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Education

Seattle University
medical school

Board Certifications

American Midwifery Certification Board
Certified Nurse Midwife

Clinical Interests

  • Pregnancy

Personal Interests

parenting my school aged children, solo adventures in the wilderness, international travel, teaching community college, reading in bed, heart-centered conversation with interesting people
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Professional Associations

ACNM
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Laura M. Macpherson practices at one location

Swedish Midwifery Ballard
5350 Tallman Avenue Northwest
Suite 420
Seattle, WA 98107
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Ballard
Medical Groups
Swedish Medical Group logo