Lesley Howard Kennedy, ARNP, CNM
Registered Nurse, Watts Hospital School of Nursing, Durham, NC, 1982
Bachelor of Science, Nursing, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, 1985
Master of Science, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1987
Certified Nurse Midwife, 1986
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, 1987
Why I work at Neighborcare Health:
Midwifery 'feeds my soul'. I truly love helping women give birth. I feel my hands were made for this work. I enjoy serving families and honoring their choices during pregnancy and labor.
Previously, Lesley practiced midwifery at Virginia Mason and with the Franciscan Midwives in Tacoma and Federal Way. She is married and is the mother of two grown children, Noah and Ian. She enjoys yoga, walking her dog, art projects, quilting, and gardening. She is known for being especially creative in helping women into all kinds of positions during labor and birth.