Name: Linda Given. Welch, Certified Nurse-Midwife

Affiliation: Instructor, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Certified Nurse-Midwife, NorthShore University HealthSystem (formally Evanston Northwestern Hospital)

Chapters Contributed: Emotional and Educational Components of Pregnancy

General Biographical Description: Prior Nurse-Midwifery positions at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Weiss Hospital. Faculty appointments at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University and Maternal Child Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago

Special Interests: Normal pregnancy and birth, preconception care, adolescent gynecology, family planning and screening and treatment of STDs.

Contact Address: 890 Willow Road Winnetka, IL 60093