Cynthia Voytas, MSN, CNM, is a certified nurse midwife with Lifespan Physician Group, Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin in comparative literature and German. She earned a nursing degree and worked for over a decade at Women and Infants Hospital as a registered nurse. Voytas received her master’s degree in nurse midwifery from Frontier Nursing University. Voytas is a Certified Lactation Counselor. She is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) and serves as the current president of the ACNM Rhode Island affiliate. Voytas' professional interests include breastfeeding support, family planning, contraceptive counseling, management of menopause and supporting natural childbirth.