Hilary Schlinger

GynZone Live proudly presents:
Hilary Schlinger, CNM, CPM (ret), MS, RN, researcher, instructor, and midwifery program director

Webinar: Prevention of perineal injury

November 8th, 2021. Sign up here:
English session, 05.00 PM Central European Time

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Meet our GynZone Live Expert: Hilary Schlinger

CNM, CPM (ret), MS, RN, researcher, instructor, and midwifery program director

Webinar topic: Prevention of perineal injury

Sign up for the English presentation, November 8th, 2021, 5:00 PM Central European Time

How can midwives contribute to a reduction in perineal injury during vaginal birth? Out-of-hospital factors and their impact on perineal outcomes provide answers that can be applied regardless of birth setting.

Hilary Schlinger will share her experiences and clinical tips from 29 years of practice, attending approximately 1000 home and birth center births.

GynZone Live will include 30 minutes for the presentation and 30 minutes open for discussion and questions.

 

ABOUT HILARY SCHLINGER

Hilary Schlinger, CNM, CPM (ret), MS, RN, is a Certified Nurse-Midwife (ACNM), a Registered Nurse and a retired Certified Professional Midwife (NARM). She has held midwifery and nursing licenses in the states of New York and New Mexico in the US.

She first became a Licensed Midwife in NM in 1982. Hilary attended approximately 1000 home and birth center births, and provided gynecological care for hundreds of women, before turning her attention to midwifery education.

Hilary Schlinger holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University, an Associate of Science in Nursing from Regents College, an Associate in Midwifery from the National College of Midwifery, and a Masters in Midwifery from Philadelphia University. For four years, she was on the Board of Directors of the Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA)

Hilary Schlinger is the author of the book Circle of Midwives, editor of four midwifery texts, and has been a guest lecturer and workshop presenter in settings from medical schools to midwifery conferences. She has served as a preceptor for numerous midwifery students and is currently the Midwifery Program Director at the International Institute for Health Care Professionals.

 

AWARDS

Midwife Scholar Award                                                                                                                                4/2009

Midwifery Institute of Philadelphia University | Philadelphia, PA

  • Awarded in recognition for outstanding academic achievement at the Midwifery Institute and for her thorough, insightful and humane perspective on issues germane to the discipline of midwifery

Certificate of Appreciation                                                                                                                           1/2002

New Mexico Department of Health

  • Awarded in recognition of valuable contributions to the Public Health Division’s Certified Nurse Midwife Board from 6/1999 – 6/2002

 

BOOKS

  • Schlinger, H. (2012; 1992). Circle of midwives: Organized midwifery in North America. 175 pp.
  • Schlinger, H. (1994). 3 Chapters: Home Birth, Midwives, and Natural Childbirth. In Westheimer, R. K. Ruth’s Encyclopedia of Sex(137; 181-182; 185-186). New York, NY: The Continuum Publishing Company.
  • Contributor to Tharpe, N. and Farley, C. L. (2011). Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery and Women’s Health, 4th edition. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

 

EDITED PUBLICATIONS

  • Kinderlehrer, D. (2020) Recovery From Lyme: The Integrative Medicine Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Tick-Borne Illness ( Schlinger, Ed.). New York, NY, Simon & Schuster.
  • Frye, A. (2004). Holistic midwifery Volume II: Intrapartum, postpartum and newborn care ( Schlinger, Ed.). Portland, OR: Labrys Press.
  • Frye, A. (1997). Understanding labwork in the childbearing year ( Schlinger, Ed.). Portland, OR: Labrys Press.
  • Frye, A. (1995). Holistic midwifery Volume I: Care during pregnancy ( Schlinger, Ed.). Portland, OR: Labrys Press.
  • Frye, A. (1995). Healing passage: A suturing manual for midwives ( Schlinger, Ed.). Portland, OR: Labrys Press.

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Middelveen M, Burke J, Schlinger H, et al. (2015). Culture and identification of Borrelia spirochetes in human vaginal and seminal secretions. F1000 Research 2013, 3:309.
  • Schlinger, H. (2005, June 6). Medicaid May Stop Covering Midwifery. Retrieved September 20, 2008 fromhttp://www.abqjournal.com/keywords/people/Hilary_Schlinger/index.html.
  • Schlinger, H. (2005, May). A Lifetime of Career Opportunities – Advanced Practice Nurses, New Women Magazine. Retrieved September 20, 2008 from http://www.nmwoman.com/magazine/archives/archive05/May_05.html#lifetime.

 

PRESENTATIONS (PARTIAL LIST)

  • Schlinger, H. (2019, June). Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s Healthcare Roundtable. Participant, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (2017, May). Perinatal Lyme Disease 101: A Primer for the Birth Practitioner. Presenter at the Association of Placenta Preparation Arts Annual Conference, International Online
  • Schlinger, H. (2017, February). Well Woman Care: Beyond the Basics; Lyme Disease 101. Presenter at the Midwives New Mexico Midwifery Association Biennial Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (2016, July). Lyme Disease 101. Presenter for the Minnesota Association of Midwives, Roots Birth Center, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Schlinger, H. (2016, July). Lyme Disease 101. Presenter for the New York State Association of Licensed Midwives, Central NY Chapter, Ithaca, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (2015, October). Well Woman Care: Beyond the Basics; Lyme Disease 101. Presenter at the Midwives Alliance of North America National Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (2013, May). Lyme Disease 101. Presenter at the American College of Nurse Midwives National Conference, Long Beach, CA.
  • Schlinger, H. (2012, March). A Glimpse Into the Future: Strategies for Meeting the Need. Panel participant at Symposium 2012, CPMs and Midwifery Educators: Contributing to a New Era in Maternity Care, Warrenton, VA.
  • Schlinger, H. (2012, February). Advanced Suturing; Promoting Birth Centers in New Mexico; Facilitating Communication among Midwives. Instructor and panelist at the New Mexico Midwives Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (2012, February). Well Woman Care: Beyond the Basics; Menopause; Lyme Disease 101. Presenter at the Midwives Alliance of North America Southwest Regional Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Schlinger, H. (2012, January). Well Woman Care; Menopause; Lyme Disease 101. Guest instructor at the Northern NM Women’s Health and Birth Center, Taos, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (2008, August). Governor’s commission on women in health policy and birthing policy. Participant, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (2006, August). Inception of midwife-owned malpractice. Participant in Malpractice Roundtable, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (2005, June). Curtailment of birthing options due to malpractice concerns. Testimony to the New Mexico Legislature, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (1998, April). Optimum pregnancy care. Presenter at A Women’s Health Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (1997, October). Herbs for the Childbearing Year. Presenter at Wild Oats, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (1997, May). Birth and midwifery: Feminist issues. Interviewed for Women’s Voices on KUNM Radio, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (1996, November). Birth as a Feminist issue. Speaker at Full Circle Books, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (1996, October). Nutrition and herbs for the childbearing year. Presenter at Wild Oats, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Schlinger, H. (1995, January). Midwifery overview. Guest Lecturer at SUNY Oswego Women’s Studies Department, Oswego, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1994, May). Midwifery from an alternative healing perspective. Guest Lecturer at Upstate Medical School, Syracuse, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1994, April). Reproductive technology and midwifery care. Guest Lecturer at Cornell University Department of Sociology, Ithaca, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1994, March). The history of midwifery care. Guest Lecturer at Upstate Medical School, Syracuse, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1993, November). Health policy and the provision of maternity care. Guest Lecturer at Syracuse University School of Social Work, Syracuse, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1992, November). Our history as midwives. Speaker at Midwives Alliance of North America National Conference, New York City, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1991, May). Coping with labor and birth complications. Presenter at Midwives Alliance of North America North Atlantic Conference, Middletown, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1991, May). Lobbying for midwifery. Presenter at Midwives Alliance of North America North Atlantic Conference, Middletown, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1991, May). Midwifery: A woman’s issue. Presenter at New York State Women’s Studies Association Conference, Syracuse, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1990, November). The sociology of birth. Guest Lecturer at Wells College Department of Sociology, Aurora, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1990, December). The future of midwifery in the State of New York. Forum Presenter at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists sponsored forum, Albany, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1989, May). AIDS and midwifery care. Presenter at Midwives Alliance of North America North Atlantic Conference, Syracuse, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1987, December). Midwifery care. Guest Lecturer at Upstate Medical School, Syracuse, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1987, August). Birthing options. Panelist at Cesarean Prevention Movement Conference, Syracuse, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1987, August). Vaginal birth after Cesarean: Safety and setting. Presenter at Cesarean Prevention Movement International Conference, Syracuse, NY.
  • Schlinger, H. (1986, November). Homebirth: Statistics and safety. Guest Lecturer at Upstate Medical School, Syracuse, NY.