Shawna Pape is a Certified Nurse Midwife and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University in 2018. Prior to becoming a midwife, Shawna obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Loyola University and has since attained almost 7 years of experience working as a nurse in both labor and delivery as well as an inpatient obstetrics and gynecology unit.
Shawna is committed to supporting normal, physiologic birth. She believes in providing evidence-based education and developing a partnership with the women in her care to empower them to make their own informed decisions. She is particularly passionate about mood disorders surrounding pregnancy and lactation.
Shawna currently lives in the western suburbs with her partner, Jeff, and their children; Payton, Harper, and Jonathan. She enjoys exploring the world with her family, spending time with friends, sailing, and crocheting.