Autumn Vergo, is a New Hampshire Certified Midwife and Certified Professional Midwife, and a Registered Nurse. She is nationally certified through the North American Registry of Midwives.
Autumn has been working with birthing families since 2005. Getting her start as a certified childbirth educator and doula, Autumn completed midwifery training in 2009 and went on to own and operate her own busy birth center and homebirth practice for several years. In 2014, Autumn stepped away from active practice to pursue her Masters in Nursing, and to focus on program development. She will return to clinical practice in 2015.
Autumn has been adjunct faculty at Birthwise Midwifery School, a MEAC-accredited program in Bridgton, Maine for several years, where she teaches clinical skills and birth center management to student midwives. She is also a Certified Lactation Counselor. Autumn has a strong interest in quality improvement and collaborative care, and is an active member of New England’s regional perinatal QI organization where she works alongside pediatricians, obstetrician/gynecologists, midwives and nurses on several projects intended to improve communication between hospital-based providers and community midwives.
Autumn also serves on the Board of the National Association for Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM), and is actively engaged in speaking, writing, and teaching. She has worked on several legislative issues related to women’s health including mandated insurance coverage for the services of NH midwives. Autumn represents NACPM at the National Quality Forum and the International Confederation of Midwives.
Autumn holds a BA from UMASS-Amherst, an ADN-RN from Manchester Community College (NH), and is currently a Masters candidate at Frontier Nursing University. She lives in southern New Hampshire on 100 acres of commonly-owned forest with her husband and two children.