JoAnn Burris found the experience of giving birth to her second child, with the help of a certified nurse midwife, such a profoundly different experience from the way her first child had been born, that she felt called to become a CNM herself. She knew she wanted to help other women experience pregnancy and birth as a natural - not scary or traumatic - life stage and realize their potential to remain in control of their health.
So a year after her son was born, Burris quit her 9-to-5 job and started the process of becoming a CNM. She returned to college to complete her associate's degree in nursing, then acquired the years of labor and delivery nursing experience required before attending midwifery school.
From her personal experiences, Burris knows putting women at the center of their care and encouraging them to believe they are in control are crucial first steps for ensuring positive outcomes.
Nurse Midwife, Frontier Nursing University, Hyden, Ky.
Certifications and Special Training
American Midwifery Certification Board
The telecare option was the best option during this time!
I'm very happy with the care I receive and love the staff at UK Midwife Clinic. I would highly recommend them!!
Joanne is knowledgeable as well as being kind and understanding. Nurses at the midwife clinic are also kind and helpful.
*Raylene and *Rachel are incredible! All of the group is great, but those two consistently keep the clinic efficient & happy.
*Chrissie is my favorite midwife, but *Joanne is a very close second. Would love to see her again when needed.Are you happy with the care you received from this provider?
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UK Midwife Clinic141 N. Eagle Creek Drive
Lexington, KY 40509Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
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Nicholasville, KY 40356Monday: 1:00 pm-4:30 pm
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