New Hampshire Midwives Association

Tracey A. Bowman

Tracey, with newborn grandson TaborTRACEY A. BOWMAN is a Certified Nurse-Midwife and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. She received her BSN from Rhode Island College in 1982 and her MSN from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. She has practiced in high risk hospitals, community hospitals, at home and in out-of-hospital birth centers.

In July of 1999 she founded her own practice, "Woman's Way Midwifery," providing gynecological care for women of all ages and a complete home birth service.

Tracey has been attending waterbirths since 1992. "I started doing waterbirths at the request of a woman in labor who did not want to get out of the tub. It was all quite unplanned, yet since I had always used water for women in labor, it seemed a natural extension of my practice." Since then, Tracey has attended over 200 waterbirths.

In 1999, she spoke at the International Confederation of Midwives in Manila, Philippines, and in workshops in Japan with Marina Alzugaray, CNM. She has presented this program to the Ohio chapter of the ACNM and at hospitals throughout New England.

Tracey is most concerned about unnecessary interventions in birth; about environmental pollution and its effect on babies (and everything else!); and about the widespread practice of premature cord clamping, which is detrimental to the normal development of children.

Tracey is currently working at Yale University as Clinical Faculty for midwifery program, and is providing gynecological care in Milford and Peterborough.

Contact information: 

Office Addresses:

374 Union St. #113
Peterborough, NH 03458

4 Prospect St.
Milford, NH 03055

Phone: 603-673-9075

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