Leonard, Carol L. (1950–)

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Leonard, Carol L. (1950–)

American midwife. Name variations: Carol L. Leonard. Born June 10, 1950, in Bangor, Maine; dau. of Louis and Parker Leonard; m. Kenneth McKinney (obstetrician), 1981 (died 1987).

Cofounded Concord Midwifery Service; successfully campaigned for legal certification of midwives which passed in 1982; served on New Hampshire Director of Health and Welfare Advisory Committee (1981–84); was charter member (1982), vice president (1984) and president (1986) of Midwives' Alliance of North America (MANA); became 1st certified midwife in NH (1985); opened Longmeadow Farm Midwifery Service (Sept 2000), the only freestanding birth center in NH.

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