Kathleen Belzer has been a midwife for over twenty years in the greater Bay Area. She has worked in a variety of settings, including an out of hospital midwifery-owned birth center, private collaborative practices with obstetricians and midwives, and community health clinics. She has also worked in an academic setting at UCSF, teaching medical students and residents. Currently, she works at Kaiser, Napa Solano with an integrated practice of family practice MDs, Obstetricians, and nurse-midwives. She is committed to teaching residents and nurse midwifery students in her clinical practice, and is dedicated to continually expanding her knowledge in the area of maternal health. She is the Lead of a Physiologic Birth & Reducing Cesareans workgroup in her current position. She is passionate about providing the best woman-centered care to her patients. She is acutely aware of how important it is to listen to each woman and provide sensitive, individualized care. Currently, she is the President of the California Nurse Midwives Association Board of Directors, Prior to being the President, she served as the Secretary.
On a personal level, she is married with three children. Two have successfully been launched and one is currently in high school. Some of the extra curricular activities she enjoys are hiking, dancing, biking, paddle boarding, reading, and escaping to the mountains
Kathleen Belzer, CNM
PRESIDENT OF CNMA (2018-2020)
3285 Claremont Way,
Napa, CA 94558