Kwajalein (Kay) Cleveland, CNM, MSN, RN
A native of Charleston, SC, Kay brings over 14 years of nursing experience to See Baby Midwifery. She has been recognized for compassionate and excellent nursing care as a leader and a mentor during her career at Roper Hospital (2006-2016), which has been named amongst Truven’s Top 100 Hospitals. Kay was inspired to become a midwife when she experienced the opportunity to catch her brother at the age of 14. A recent Frontier Nursing University graduate with a MSN in nurse midwifery, she proceeds her midwifery career with vast knowledge from assisting moms and their families as a DONA trained doula and birth assistant.
Overcoming many obstacles to bring her dream into fruition, Kay is excited to bring her drive, ambition, and passion for midwifery to the See Baby Midwifery team. As a wife and a mother of four daughters, Kay values women’s empowerment, education, and shared decision making in building a solid foundation for mothers and their families as they experience one of life’s most changing event: childbirth. She is proud to become a part of a unique integrative Midwifery Model of Care and
looks forward to supporting and providing the most optimal care to mothers and their families to foster positive birth experiences.
Kay holds certifications in:
Certified Nurse Midwife – American Midwifery Certification Board
Licensed APRN – Georgia State Board of Nursing
RN – Multi-state License
Nexplanon certification – Merck
Out of Hospital Birth Emergencies – Lowcountry AHEC (Area Health Education Center)
Advanced Fetal Heart Monitoring – AWHONN
Basic Life Support – American Heart Association
Neonatal Resuscitation – American Academy of Pediatrics/American Heart Association
2016 Master of science in Nursing: Frontier Nursing University; Hyden, KY
2010 Bachelor of science in nursing: Chamberlain College of Nursing; Addison, IL
2005 Associate Degree in Nursing: Trident Technical College; Charleston, SC
Kay is a member of:
American College of Nurse-Midwives
American College of Nurse-Midwives SC affiliate
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
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