Rachelle Denney, APRN, CNM, LCCE
Certified Nurse Midwife
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Rachelle Denney, APRN, CNM, LCCE is a Certified Nurse Midwife and Registered Nurse who has delivered over 1,000 babies. She knew she wanted to be a midwife when she was 12 years old. She loved babies and her great grandmother had also been a midwife.
Rachelle Denney talks about her love of being a certified nurse midwife.
“I loved babies so much that I became a certified doula while attending high school in Georgia, volunteering free doula services to at-risk teenage moms as part of her senior project.”– Midwife Rachelle Denney
Rachelle is a certified nurse midwife at Cherokee Women’s Health. She also serves the women of Cherokee County by delivering babies at Northside Hospital Cherokee.
Rachelle recalls that she loved babies so much that she became a certified doula while attending high school in Georgia, volunteering free doula services to at-risk teenage moms as part of her senior project.
Rachelle went on to college to become a nurse in Oregon, where she’s from originally. After graduation, she returned to the South to work as a nurse and then met her husband. They started their family, and moved around since he was in the military, but she was able to complete her dream of becoming a nurse midwife after many more years of hard work and determination. She accomplished all of this while working, having her own children and raising her family.
Rachelle received both her master’s degrees in Nursing and her certification in Midwifery from East Carolina University. In 2015, she completed board certification in Nurse Midwifery by the American College of Nurse Midwives.
Becoming a Nurse Midwife
Rachelle lives with her husband and four children in Cumming.
Masters of Nursing and Certification in Midwifery – East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
BSN – Linfield College School of Nursing, Portland, OR
Board-Certified Nurse Midwife by the American College of Nurse Midwives, 2015
NRP Neonatal Resuscitation Program
AHA BLS Instructor for Health Care Providers
RN – Board of Nursing, NC and GA