Angela Ripley, CNM, MSN, C-EFM

Frontier Nursing University and Francis Bolton School of Nursing

Angela earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Maine at Fort Kent, a certificate in nurse-midwifery from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, KY, and a master’s degree in nursing from Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing in Cleveland, OH. Angela is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board. She started working with women and their families in 1994 and has been practicing as a certified nurse midwife in the Augusta area since 2001. Her midwifery career began at Miles Memorial Hospital (now Lincoln County Healthcare), first as a labor and delivery nurse and then as a certified nurse midwife. She also practiced full-scope midwifery at Mid Coast Hospital/Women’s Health. Most recently, she practiced full-scope midwifery at MaineGeneral Midwifery Services. During her last six years at MaineGeneral she developed the CenteringPregnancy program, supported water birth as a delivery option, and was a member of the Labor and Delivery Task Force which focused on improving labor support and reducing the need for cesarean sections. Her professional interests include aromatherapy as a complementary approach to the labor and delivery process, the Spinning Babies® approach to childbirth, and adolescent health.

In addition to prenatal care, Angela provides women’s health services throughout the lifespan, including contraceptive care and well-woman care. She attends deliveries at MaineGeneral Medical Center’s Alfond Center for Health.

Angela resides in Jefferson with her husband and daughter. She enjoys spending time with her family, which includes a son and daughter-in-law, as well as boating, kayaking, and swimming on Damariscotta Lake.