Meet the meet the midwives of Princeton Midwifery Care/ Delaware Valley OBGYN and Infertility Group.



Ursula Miguel has worked in the field of maternity care for nearly two decades as a nurse, childbirth and parenting educator, breast feeding counselor and most recently as a midwife.  She continues to be involved in midwife education by precepting students from the University of Pennsylvania.  She holds a nursing degree from the College of New Jersey, and a masters and certification as a nurse midwife from SUNY- Downstate.

Her professional career has included positions in hospitals, a free-standing childbirth center and home birth settings. Since joining our group, and becoming the leader of our midwives, Ursula has been a tireless advocate for the midwifery model of care. She has special interests in non-pharmacological pain relief for labor, hydrotherapy, comfort measures for posterior labor, optimal fetal positioning, and VBAC births.  Ursula has 4 grown children and enjoys being outdoors and gardening.

  • Undergraduate eduction: The College of New Jersey, BSN
  • Midwifery training: SUNY Brooklyn
  • Certifications: Advanced Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery -SUNY Brooklyn, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator
  • Honors and awards:  Academic and Clinical Excellence in Nurse-Midwifery Advanced Certificate Program - SUNY Brooklyn
  • Academic affiliations: Preceptor for students from the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia University
  • Languages: German (fluent)


After completing her nursing degree at Hunter College, Grace pursued a career in maternal child health nursing.  She then went on to obtain her midwifery degree from Columbia University.  After experience at several midwifery practices in New York, Grace moved to New Jersey and joined Princeton Midwifery Care. Besides being a seasoned and supportive midwife, Grace is a certified lactation consultant.  Grace is the mother of 2 children that were born out of hospital with midwives.

  • Undergraduate eduction: Hunter College Bellevue College of Nursing, BSN
  • Midwifery training:  Columbia University School of Nursing, MS in Midwifery
  • Certifications: Midwifery and Nursing, IBCLC certified lactation consult
  • Academic affiliations: Preceptor for students from the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia University




Peggy received her RN at the Westchester School of Nursing in Valhalla, New York in 1976.  She worked as a nurse for several years in different areas of medicine while raising her children but later returned for her midwifery certification at the University of Medicine & Dentistry  (now Rutgers University) of New Jersey in 1998.  After 4 years practicing in Florida, Peggy has returned to our practice. She now divides her professional time between midwifery and fertility.

  • Undergraduate eduction:  Westchester School of Nursing
  • Midwifery training: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Certifications: Certified Nurse Midwife


Yelena completed her nursing degree at Binghamton University. After working as an RN on a surgical unit, she returned to school and received her masters in midwifery from New York University. Following graduation she joined the National Heath service corps where she served as a nurse midwife in a underserved community, and became fluent in Spanish. She then spent 6 years at a hospital owned private practice serving one of the largest counties in New Jersey. Yelena has 2 children that were born with the help and support of midwives.   

Undergraduate education:  Binghamton University
Midwifery training: New York University (NYU)
Certifications: Certified Nurse Midwife
Languages: Russian, Spanish


Jennifer Short, CNM

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While the goal of our midwifery team is to provide our patients with a more natural childbirth experience, sometimes things do not always go as planned. It is comforting to know that the experienced Obstetrical team at Delaware Valley OBGYN and Infertility Group is available should any complications arise.  These are the members of our OB team: