Romano, Amy

  • Amy Romano, CNM, MSN has worked in the maternity care field as a clinician, research analyst, educator, and consumer advocate since 2001. In 2010, she joined Childbirth Connection, where she directs the Transforming Maternity Care Partnership and works on a broad range of program activities.

    Prior to joining Childbirth Connection, Amy spent six years as a perinatal research and advocacy consultant to Lamaze International, during which she analyzed, summarized, and critically appraised research for the Lamaze community and launched Lamaze’s award-winning research blog, Science & Sensibility.

    In addition to her advocacy work, Amy has worked as a midwife in the home, birth center, and hospital settings and taught midwifery at the Yale School of Nursing. She is the president of the Connecticut State Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) and serves as an active member of ACNM’s Health Information Technology Taskforce and the Quality Section of ACNM’s Division of Standards and Practice.

    Amy is co-author with Henci Goer of a forthcoming text titled Optimal Care in Childbirth: The Case for a Physiologic Approach and was co-editor of the 2011 edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves.