Teri Mitchell

Teri Mitchell, DNP, RN, CNM, IBCLC, LCCE became a Registered Nurse in 2003, after earning an Associate Degree in nursing. She continued on to earn a Bachelors in the Science of Nursing degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY in January 2006 and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree in midwifery from Baylor University in May 2014.

In addition to being a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM), she is also a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE) and an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). She has served women and their families in a variety of settings, including a hospital-based birthing center, a hospital-based lactation department, private lactation consultations, free-standing birth center & homes. She specializes in physiologic births in the out-of-hospital setting, breastfeeding & oral restrictions, and informed parental decision making.

Dr. Mitchell is an international speaker who has taught midwives from India about breastfeeding initiation, skin-to-skin kangaroo mother care, delayed cord clamping, and emergency management of postpartum hemorrhage. She was also a research assistant on a team of nurse researchers and participated in a study that evaluated the experience of nursing in India.

Dr. Mitchell is a passionate human rights activist. She is a board member of the professional organization Nurses for the Rights of the Child & locally co-manages North Texas Natural Parenting. She can be found at local festivals, as well as international conferences, educating parents and professionals about the practice of male infant circumcision in the United States. Her doctoral capstone study was dedicated to educating expecting parents, in hopes that they could make a well-informed & confident decision for their baby. The results of her study were published in Journal of Perinatal Education & titled: Shared Decision Making for Routine Infant Circumcision: A Pilot Study.

Dr. Mitchell lives in Frisco with her husband, Lt. Mitchell, and their three daughters, Amara, Laila, and Sadie. She has two rescued German Shepherds and enjoys playing softball with her church’s co-ed team.


Teri Mitchell, DNP, RN, CNM, IBCLC, LCCE became a Registered Nurse in 2003, after earning an Associate Degree in nursing. She continued on to earn a Bachelors in the Science of Nursing degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY in January 2006 and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree in midwifery from Baylor University in May 2014.

In addition to being a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM), she is also a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE) and an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). She has served women and their families in a variety of settings, including a hospital-based birthing center, a hospital-based lactation department, private lactation consultations, free-standing birth center & homes. She specializes in physiologic births in the out-of-hospital setting, breastfeeding & oral restrictions, and informed parental decision making.

Dr. Mitchell is an international speaker who has taught midwives from India about breastfeeding initiation, skin-to-skin kangaroo mother care, delayed cord clamping, and emergency management of postpartum hemorrhage. She was also a research assistant on a team of nurse researchers and participated in a study that evaluated the experience of nursing in India.

Dr. Mitchell is a passionate human rights activist. She is a board member of the professional organization Nurses for the Rights of the Child & locally co-manages North Texas Natural Parenting. She can be found at local festivals, as well as international conferences, educating parents and professionals about the practice of male infant circumcision in the United States. Her doctoral capstone study was dedicated to educating expecting parents, in hopes that they could make a well-informed & confident decision for their baby. The results of her study were published in Journal of Perinatal Education & titled: Shared Decision Making for Routine Infant Circumcision: A Pilot Study.

Dr. Mitchell lives in Frisco with her husband, Lt. Mitchell, and their three daughters, Amara, Laila, and Sadie. She has two rescued German Shepherds and enjoys playing softball with her church’s co-ed team.