Kierston Bocquin, APRN, CNM received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Washburn University in 1997 and began her nursing career on the cardiac floor at St. Francis Health. Following the birth of her first child and inspired by the nurses that cared for her and her daughter, she transferred to the labor and delivery unit in 1999 where she trained in the newborn nursery, special care nursery, postpartum and labor and delivery units. She loved helping women in labor and wanted to take a more active role in women’s health. Kierston graduated from the Midwifery Institute at Philadelphia University in 2011, earning a master’s degree with an emphasis on midwifery. She worked part time as a nurse midwife doing out-of-hospital births for a year while continuing to work as a nurse in labor and delivery. In 2013, she joined the Women’s Center at The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus as a full-time certified nurse midwife. Kierston is board certified as a nurse midwife by the American Midwifery Certification Board, licensed as an APRN-CNM in Kansas and is active in the American College of Nurse Midwives Kansas affiliate. She cares for women from adolescence to menopause in obstetrics, well-woman care (annual exams, pap smears and birth control) and uncomplicated gynecologic concerns.
Kierston was raised in Topeka. When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her husband Casey and their four daughters.
Dr Bocquin, is a very personable and thorough Dr. She's knowledgeable, understanding and I'd thoroughly recommend her.
— Raewyn Vincent
Super thorough, Personable, and overall the best APRN I've ever seen. Had my daughter and she was my midwife. She always listened to my concerns. Will def have her again with my next children.
— Taleah Lucky
Kierston Is amazing. She explains everything so throughly.
— Azucena Ruiz
The Women’s Center at University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus is simply fabulous. From the registrars to the schedulers to the nurses to the midwives to the doctors— all around they have a wonderful team who works together well, whose focus is the patient and you can tell kindness is their policy. Kierston is my midwife but I saw Beth (another midwife) several times and Dr. Cobb during this first pregnancy and delivery and I can’t say enough good things about all three of them. Knowledgeable, willing to teach but also willing to listen and accommodate my and my husband’s wishes — plus they share a culture of humor! It’s just very *welcoming* at the Women’s Center. I recommend them to any first time parents and we plan to stick with them through any future pregnancies.
— Rebekah H.
Kierston Is amazing. She explains everything so throughly. She definitely cares about her patients. I’ve never had a problem with my appointments, always felt comfortable talking to her about anything. There is nothing I would complain about her.
Kierston managed my entire pregnancy and I can't say enough wonderful things about not only her but the care she provides! I always felt like she truly cared about me and my baby. Would highly recommend her to anyone woman I know! The staff at the office is also great.