Rachel Mortensen, CNM is a 2020 graduate of Frontier Nursing University with a master’s degree in Midwifery. She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Kentucky in 2017 and started her career as a Labor and Delivery nurse at the University of Louisville Hospital. During her time there, she cared for a broad range of pregnant individuals, taught prenatal classes, and worked as an obstetrics nursing clinical instructor.
Rachel completed her midwifery training in a university setting, community hospital, and birth center. She is passionate about childbirth education and helping pregnant people safely achieve their birthing goals. She highly values the relationships she builds with her patients as she partners with them through pregnancy, addresses gynecological concerns, and promotes holistic health at well-women annuals.
Originally from Wisconsin, Rachel loves to travel and visit her family. She also enjoys exploring all the outdoor activities around Cookeville through biking, hiking, and camping with her partner and dog. She spends her free time renovating her house, baking, and gardening.