Albuquerque Birth Center, Home & Water Births
Connie Koshewa, LM CPM MPH is a Certified Professional Midwife with a Masters Degree in Public Health and has been active in the midwifery and public healthcare community for over twenty-five years. Connie trained in midwifery at The Maternity Center in El Paso, Texas in 1980. She then had a busy homebirth practice in Denver Colorado where she was instrumental in the successful political effort to legalize midwifery in Colorado. Her two sons were born at home with a midwife in Denver. She returned to El Paso in 1989 to practice as a staff midwife at Maternidad La Luz/The Birth Center which serves women and families on the US/Mexico border as well as midwifery students from all over the world. In the mid nineties, Connie took a break from midwifery and completed a Masters Degree in Public Health. She and her family moved to Albuquerque in 2002, where she has practiced again as a midwife since 2006.