Caroline Paganoni, Childbirth Educator, APRN, CNM
Caroline is from Texas but has lived in Alaska, Colorado, California, Central America, & Europe. The majority of her nearly fifteen years of direct patient care are in perinatal and women’s health services. Caroline has served as a volunteer doula, public health nurse, pediatric and labor and delivery nurse, Holy Family Birth Center midwife Fellow, Indian Health Service midwife in Alaska, and women’s health provider for Planned Parenthood. She is dedicated to helping women feel empowered by their birth experience. Over ten years ago Caroline helped co-found Giving Austin Labor Support (GALS) and still feels 100% committed to their mission. She has experience with high and low-risk pregnancies in both hospital and birth centers and supporting new families in rural and urban settings. Caroline has assisted in more than 1,200 births as a nurse or midwife, with over 1,000 hours of breastfeeding support during the preceding decade.
Caroline has a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience (2001-2005) and a Master of Science in Public Health Maternity Nursing (2008-2010) from Colorado College. She's also a Certified Nurse Midwife having earned that credential from Frontier Nursing University (2015).