Carol Nelson, LPN, CPM


  • Farm Midwifery Center 1972
  • Over 1000 births
  • Co-founder, director, instructor and preceptor for the South Florida School of Midwifery
  • Licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health 1982
  • Licensed as a CPM in 1995
  • Midwifery Education and Advocacy Co-coordinator for Midwives’ Alliance of North America
  • Director of the Applications for the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM)
  • Treasurer for the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM)

Carol was an LPN when she joined The Farm Community in 1972 and began attending births. She wrote and lobbied for the CPM law in Tennessee, which passed in 2000. Carol is a committee chair for MANA (the Midwives Alliance of North America) and represents the profession of midwifery on the Governing Council of the American Public Health Association. Carol is Committee Chair for APHA’s Maternal Child Health Section for Innovations in Maternity Health Services, which holds the space for normal births.

Carol Nelson

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