Carmen Terpstra has worked for the past eight years as a Registered Nurse in the Family Birth Center at Skagit Valley Hospital. Prior to this, she spent two years on the Progressive and Critical Care Floor at SVH. She is passionate about helping families to get the best start they can. Carmen lives in Mount Vernon with her husband and three young children. She enjoys going on adventures with her family, and she remembers fondly the mountain climbing, backpacking, and sea kayaking trips she took before she had kids. Carmen earned her BSN from the University of Washington, and her ADN from Skagit Valley College.