Emily Walden, CNM, IBCLC, MSN/Ed

  • Family Medicine
  • OB/GYN
  • Gynecology
  • Pregnancy Care
  • Primary care
  • Midwifery Services
Specialties:
  • Family Medicine
  • OB/GYN
  • Gynecology
  • Pregnancy Care
  • Primary care
  • Midwifery Services
Secondary Specialties:
  • Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Mile Bluff Clinic 1040 Division Street
Mauston, WI 53948
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Accepting New Patients? Yes

Phone: 608-847-5000

About the Provider

Joined Mile Bluff in
2020

Provider Bio

From a young age, Emily has always been fascinated with the human body, babies, and birth. She remembers coming home after school to watch ‘A Baby Story’ or ‘Life in the ER’ on television. That inspiration, coupled with a mentorship from a local midwife, only confirmed Emily’s calling to be a midwife.

To Emily, midwifery is a true passion and she loves everything that comes with it. As a certified nurse midwife, Emily has completed both master-degree level nursing school and an additional graduate degree in midwifery. While Emily provides pregnancy care to expecting mothers, Emily also helps women of all ages as a primary care provider.

The term 'midwife' means 'with woman.' Emily can do all of the things any OB/GYN or family medicine provider can do for low-risk patients, except c-sections. Whether that is helping a teenage girl during puberty or helping a college-aged student through her first gynecologic exam, to helping first time mothers through pregnancy, Emily empowers women as they make healthcare choices.

Outside of the clinic, Emily enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters, as well as knitting and reading. Before Emily focused on nursing, she was an opera major in college. Much to her daughters’ dismay, Emily still likes to sing around the house and play piano.

Education

Emily earned her Bachelor of Nursing Science from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. She went on to earn a Master's of Science in Nurse Education from the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio. Emily completed her Post-Master's Certificate of Nurse Midwifery Program from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Other Certifications

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Electronic Fetal Monitoring Certification, DONA Internal Certified Birth Doula, Basic Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation, Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics

Areas of Interest

Emily is an international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC).
It is important to remember that even though breastfeeding is “natural,”
it still requires the learning of skills. Consistent, evidence-based,
scientific, and active supportive help from IBCLC can help mothers achieve
success for however they choose to feed their babies. As an IBCLC, Emily
combines medical evaluation, evidence-based medicine and consistent lactation
support to address breastfeeding challenges.