Amy Romano, MSN, CNM
Nurse Midwife Expert
Amy Romano has worked in the maternity care field as a nurse, midwife, research analyst, educator, and consumer advocate since 2001. As a nurse-midwife, she has practiced in the home, birth center, and hospital settings and taught in the Yale Nurse-Midwifery program. From 2010-2013, she directed Childbirth Connection’s Transforming Maternity Care Partnership, a national multi-stakeholder initiative to improve maternity care quality and value in the United States, and consulted on the first national maternity care shared decision making initiative, pregnantMe.
Amy is currently a maternity care leader at Baby+Co where she is developing a midwifery workforce, creating leadership and professional development programs for the clinical staff, and managing quality improvement and innovation programs.
Author of many peer-reviewed articles, Amy was also a member of the editorial team for the 9th edition of the landmark women’s health book, Our Bodies, Ourselves, released in 2011. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and both a certificate and masters’ degree in nursing at the Yale School of Nursing. Amy was the 2012 recipient of the Kitty Ernst Award, one of the American College of Nurse-Midwives’ highest honors.