Kayla Cushner, CNM
- Hospital Affiliations
Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center of Santa Cruz
- Medical Affiliations
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Sutter Medical Network
Credentials & Notables
MSN, Yale School of Nursing, 2013
- Licensure and Special Certification:
American Midwifery Certification Board, OB/Gyn Nurse-Midwife
- Primary Language(s)
- Additional Language(s)
American Sign Language (Basic)
Special Areas of Interest
Centering pregnancy, Complementary alternative medicine, Family planning, Teenage healthcare
American College of Nurse-Midwives
Kayla lives with her husband, her son Rivers, and their dog Moose. On her days away from work, she loves walking on East Cliff, hiking in Nisene, and running into families that she has cared for as a midwife!
Philosophy of Care
Kayla loves working with women and their families throughout pregnancy, childbirth, and beyond. She has a particular interest in integrating complimentary alternative medicine into her midwifery practice. Kayla is a Centering Pregnancy facilitator and loves providing prenatal care in the group setting in addition to traditional 1:1 care. She also loves working with teens as they start to seek women's healthcare.
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