Ellen Lapowsky, CNM, MSN

  • Lapowsky, Ellen, CNM, MSN


    Certified Nurse Midwife
    Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Board Certifications

    Certified Nurse Midwife



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  • About this Provider

    Graduate School

    University of Pittsburgh

    Additional Information

    I graduated from the University of Arizona Midwifery Program in 1985. It seems hard to believe that I have been a midwife for 30 years. I can honestly say that I still love my work. What I find most fulfilling is building lasting relationships with women and their families, and helping women to create the birth experience they desire. And of course, catching babies is still a thrill!

    Becoming a mother in 2001 after working as a midwife for so many years was an amazing experience. However, I struggled with breastfeeding. This was especially humbling because I had assisted new mothers to nurse for so long.

    I learned that life is not always as we expect. After the birth of my son, I became a lactation consultant (IBCLC). I am now better able to help women who struggle as I did.

  • Practice Locations

    Primary Location

    Cambridge Birth Center
    10 Camelia Avenue
    Cambridge, MA  02139
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    Secondary Location

    CHA Cambridge Hospital
    1493 Cambridge Street
    Cambridge, MA  02139
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