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

Owner / 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 on the Montana State University’s Nursing school faculty as a preceptor and is 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.

Alice Bennetts, LM

Licensed Midwife

Alice began her midwifery journey as a child attending births with her midwife mother. She went on to receive her Associates in Midwifery through the Midwives College of Utah and holds a current license with the Montana Board of Alternative Health along with certifications in Neonatal Resuscitation, Basic Life Support, and CPR.

Alice enjoys spending time with her Montana native husband of 22 years, Brett and four creative children 21,20,13, & 11 who were all born at the hands of midwives. She enjoys her garden and practicing Yoga when she doesn’t find herself in Bozeman at The Birth Center where she attends births and hosts clinic.

Alice believes that birth is a natural process and that it is the woman who births her baby. Midwives are there to guard the process, guide it if necessary, and step in when needed. Furthermore, she empowers women by giving ownership back to the pregnant mother and her family.

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 has attended births in multiple settings; most recently the South Pacific where she was able to serve an impoverished population of women and broaden 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 at the hands of a midwife in their home. She is entirely committed to helping women achieve the safest, most empowering birth experience possible.

Lisa Blank, BS

Operations Manager

Lisa brings a strong history of customer service to her work and a passion for supporting women and their families in natural birth. Lisa is married to a Belgrade, MT native(Jason) and has two children 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 4+ 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


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


Emily is the newest member of our Birth Center team. 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.

Kris Zimmermann


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 energy support.