Robyn Carlisle, MSN, CNM

Robyn Carlisle, MSN, CNM

Robyn Carlisle, MSN, CNM works as a full-scope midwife in Philadelphia. A graduate of University of Miami and University of Pennsylvania, her areas of interest include adolescent women's health and promoting natural childbirth. Robyn is married with two sons and is an avid runner and triathlete. In the little spare time she has left, Robyn enjoys traveling, cooking, and reading.

Most Recent Articles by Robyn Carlisle, MSN, CNM

Reconciling birth plans with reality

Reconciling birth plans with reality

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Patients who have birth plans should be prepared to make concessions to ensure the safety of their newborn.

The upside of working on holidays

The upside of working on holidays

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Take a minute to appreciate the many health care providers who care for patients with a smile during the holidays.

Reconsidering second stage labor guidelines

Reconsidering second stage labor guidelines

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New data may result in fewer instrumented deliveries and cesarean sections for second stage arrest.

BRCA and mastectomy after Angelina Jolie

BRCA and mastectomy after Angelina Jolie

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Testing for the breast-cancer susceptibility genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 is costly and not a standard screening tool for the general patient population.

Politics have no place in women's health care

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The Komen Foundation's decisions to withdraw and then reinstate Planned Parenthood breast-screening funding highlight disturbing trends in health care.

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