Our Team

At The Birth Center we take your health and safety very seriously. Our Certified Nurse midwife(CNM), Licensed Midwives(LM), and staff Nurses have successfully delivered over 1500 babies.

Mikelann (Michael-Ann) Caywood-Baerg, CNM

Proprietor / Certified Nurse Midwife

Mikelann is a Certified Nurse Midwife(CNM) who in her 30 years of practice has welcomed over 1400 babies in out of hospital births. Many of her families travel from all over Montana, the US, and the world to birth with Mikelann and her staff. She is a Montana State University’s Nursing school preceptor and an active member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). Furthermore, she holds a Montana Advanced Nurse practice license with prescriptive authority, holds a S.T.A.B.L.E. and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certifications. Lastly, she strives to maintain a healthy relationship with the areas Medical practitioners and facilities.

She is a proud MT “transplant” who is happily married to Rich, a MT native for the past 30 years. She has one beautiful daughter, Cassidy who attends University. Mikelann loves to hike, float the rivers, and garden. She also enjoys Yoga and is an accomplished quilter. Mikelann has committed her life to providing a safe, loving environment in which to welcome your most precious gift; your child.

April Mellito, LM

Licensed Midwife

Biography to come…

Carrie Corbett, LM; CPM

Licensed Midwife (LM) / Certified Professional Midwife (CPM)

Carrie has been attending births at the Bozeman Birth Center since October 2010. She is entirely committed to helping women achieve the safest, most empowering birth experience possible.

Her experience has been built through attending births in multiple settings including the South Pacific where she was able to serve an impoverished population of women where she was able to broaden and strengthen her knowledge as a student midwife.

Carrie and her husband, Jesse live in the Kalispell area and are raising three spirited children, all of whom were born out of hospital at the hands of a midwife. Carrie lives life to fullest and is an asset to her community and those who know her.

Lisa Blank, BS

Operations Manager

Lisa brings a strong history of customer service to The Birth Center and a passion for supporting women and their families in natural birth.

Lisa is married to Jason, a Belgrade, MT native and has two children, 6 & 9 who were both out of hospital births facilitated by midwives.

Furthermore, she holds a BS in Biology with a minor in Elementary Education, which helps in her growing 5+ years experience as a Childbirth instructor where she supplies women and their support with the knowledge to breathe and relax effectively; To nurse successfully; To parent realistically.

Linda Roberts, LPN

Nurse

Linda has over 25 years experience supporting women in natural childbirth. Linda has assisted Mikelann at births for decades. She now brings her skills and experience to the Bozeman Birth Center. Linda has two adult children who were born with the help of midwives. In addition to supporting natural childbirth by working with Mikelann Caywood-Baerg, CNM. Linda has also worked for years providing hospice care. The experience, comfort, and compassion Linda brings to families at the beginning or the end of life make her an especially treasured member of our staff.

Emily Greenwald, BS; RN

Nurse

Emily joined our Birth Center team 2010. She received her Nursing degree in 2006 from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, PA which also included an intense internship in Women’s Health.

Emily is a Montana transplant raised in Michigan and after working most recently in Wyoming. Currently, The Birth Center is fortunate enough to have Emily and her experience not only as a facilitator, but as a former client as well.

Emily and her husband, Jason welcomed their son, Sullivan in September 2011 by way of Waterbirth. As a result, Emily is more committed than ever to nurturing families during their own out of hospital birth journeys.

Lindsay Chick, BS; RN; CLC

Nurse / Certified Lactation Counselor

Lindsay has assisted births at the Bozeman Birth Center since 2013. She holds a BS in Nursing from Montana State University which included an internship in Labor & Delivery. Furthermore, she has acquired a Certified Lactation Counselor certificate and neonatal resuscitation.

She is fully dedicated to supporting women and their families in welcoming their new child with the safest and most positive birth experience possible.

Lindsay has five sisters and relocated to Bozeman by way of Oregon. When not at The Birth Center, you can find her climbing, canoeing, or cross country skiing with her partner, Tom and yellow lab, Amos.

Kris Zimmermann

Assistant

Kris joined the team to assist in a number of different areas. She has added an upbeat and helpful hand to the Bozeman Birth Center with her useful skills in customer service and endless support.

Kris traveled west and found her home in Bozeman. Her two grown children were born out of hospital at the hands of a midwife.

Kris believes in sharing love, supporting women and their families, and trusting birth.