Stephanie Purinton, WHNP

Bella Vital Healthcare


Stephanie Purinton was the first Certified Nurse Midwife in the Verde Valley beginning her practice in August of 2009. Stephanie is also a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. Stephanie received her associate degree in Nursing from Yavapai College in Clarkdale. She has 10 years of experience as a labor and delivery nurse at Verde Valley Medical Center. Stephanie completed her education at Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing receiving a Master’s Degree with certification in Midwifery. She is board certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board and is licensed by the Arizona Board of Nursing. Stephanie is a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Stephanie has been a Lactation Consultant since 2003 assisting many families with a rewarding breastfeeding relationship.

Stephanie was born and raised in the Verde Valley and is dedicated to the community. She lives in Cottonwood and has two full-grown sons, Austin and Alec.

Stephanie has traveled to Haiti to assist with the earthquake recovery efforts in March of 2010. She then returned in July to work with Midwives for Haiti to train local women to serve their community as a midwife.

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Stephanie Purinton, WHNP

Bella Vital Healthcare

  18 East Beech Street, Cottonwood, Arizona 86326, USA


Hours of operation:

Monday-Thursday: 8am-5pm
Friday: 8am-12pm