Dr. Breedlove is a past president of the American College of Nurse-Midwives and has led many national initiatives to address and improve maternal child health in the United States. In 2017 she formed a consulting company Grow Midwives LLC. The aim is to support physicians, midwives and health systems in the design and scaling up of best practices in midwife-led models of care. Over her 43 year career she co-founded the first free-standing birthing center in Topeka, Kansas in 1979, the first hospital-based Midwife service at St Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri in 1994, and established and directed the University of Kansas graduate Nurse-Midwife program in 1999. Dr. Breedlove was on faculty a combined 17 years as Professor of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Kansas and Shenandoah University. She is a widely published author in numerous journals and publications, national speaker, and has received over $5 million dollars as the PI in grant funding projects related to health care improvement for women. In 2016 she co-founded March for Moms with Dr. Neel Shah and has served as President five years. In 2018 Dr. Breedlove edited and launched a best-selling book for new parents navigating the first six weeks postpartum titled, Nobody Told Me About That!