Bernadette joined the practice in 2014 with more than 28 years’ experience as a certified nurse midwife. Bernadette holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Rhode Island College and a Master of Science in Nurse Midwifery from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2002, she returned to the University of Pennsylvania where she earned a Post-Graduate Teaching Certificate and is currently a clinical faculty member. Bernadette has also been a guest lecturer for the Institute of Midwifery, Women, & Health since 2000. Prior to joining Gentle Beginnings, Bernadette spent sixteen years practicing with Midwives of Delaware County in the Crozer-Keystone Health System. At Gentle Beginnings, she provides her patients with a genuine caring and commitment to serve them on their journey through natural childbirth and optimum health.