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Midwifery, Obstetrics, Women's health




Mary Lou Kopas, M.N., C.N.M. is a midwife specializing in healthy pregnancy and birth, as well as well-woman care, and also serves as chief of the UW midwifery practice group.

Kopas received her bachelor's and master's of nursing degrees from the University of Washington in Seattle. She has served as president of the Washington State Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives and serves on the statewide Perinatal Advisory Committee.

Kopas' clinical interests include second stage (the pushing phase) of labor, breastfeeding support, healthy newborn care, midwifery education, and psycho-social challenges during the transition to motherhood.

Kopas focuses on educating her clients to optimize their health and make informed choices about their care. She really enjoys getting to know the women and families in her care. 

Personal Interests

Kopas enjoys cooking, reading, skiing and biking.

Northwest Hospital Midwives Clinic

Northwest Outpatient Medical Center 10330 Meridian Ave. N Suite 190 Seattle, WA 98133


Breastfeeding support, Contraception, Initial newborn care after birth, Menstrual issues


Childbirth Center at Northwest

1550 N 115th St Seattle, WA 98133


24-hour anesthesia services, Antepartum care, Birth center tours, Breastfeeding support

University of Washington School of Nursing

Medical Education, 2011


Board Certifications
  • Certified Nurse Midwife, 2011, American Midwifery Certification Board