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California Licensed Midwives


In California, LM's and CNM's have similar legal status.
(The CPM designation is not recognized in California but supports national solidarity.)

Read about California Licensed Midwives

You can check the current status of a midwife's license.

Please use good judgment in choosing your midwife, as you would with any healthcare provider.
If it is important to you that your midwife conform to local standards of midwifery practice, ask prospective midwives about their participation in a Peer Review group, including how many meetings they've attended in the past year.  It's important that they attend the group in the area where you live, so that they will have the smoothest possible interaction with your nearest medical facility, if necessary.

If you are a Licensed Midwife in California who would like to be listed on this web page,
please send me e-mail.  Thanks.

Alameda

Berkeley - Julia MacMillan, LM, CPM - Practices in Alameda, San Francisco, Marin, or Contra Costa counties.  510-225-5752, midwifejulia@gmail.com, lunamadre.org, Offering prenatal, birth, post-partum and well-woman care.

Hayward - Treesa Mclean, LM, CPM, Birth With Treesa.  Practices in San Mateo and Alameda Counties.  510-581-1013 treesa@birthwithtreesa.com Homebirth and Monitrice Services.

Kenwood - Susanna Napierala LM (since 1978) - Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Mendocino, Solano, San Francisco and Alameda Counties. Prenatal care, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum care, waterbirths, massage, herbal care, guided visualizations, birth empowerment.  Home: 707-833-5086, Cell: 707-321-2078. email: napierala@pon.net, northbaymidwifery.com

Marin - Michelle Borok, LM, CPM, Nourish Midwifery and Take Root Home Insemination. Practices in East Bay, SF, and Marin counties. 510-735-7830, takeroot.nourish@gmail.com, Homebirth and holistic wellness care. Prenatal care in your home, waterbirth, labor support, in-home postpartum care including well-baby care, lactation support, fertility counseling, home insemination, annual exams, and family planning support.

Mountain View - Ronnie Falcao, LM, MS, CHT, CPM - Eternity in Bloom (since 1990) - Practices in Santa Clara, San Mateo and (southern) Alameda Counties, 650-961-9728, Homebirth midwifery services specializing in waterbirth and older, first-time mothers; well-woman GYN care; European-style in-home postpartum care and lactation assistance for both mother and baby; I offer AquaDoula birthing tubs.

Pleasant Hill - Julie Hunn LM, CPM. (since 2003) - Practices in Contra Costa, Alameda, and parts of Solano County - 925-685-3985,
homebirthmidwifery@hotmail.com, Offering in-home prenatal, birth, post-partum and well-woman care.

San Francisco - Awakenings Birth Services - Deborah Simone LM, Juli Tilsner CPM (since 1997) - Practice in Oakland,San Francisco, Alameda and San Francisco Counties, 415-835-0663, Traditional Midwifery Care, Homebirth, all visits in your home, waterbirth, VBAC, in depth and expert nutritional counseling, fertility counseling, family centered childbirth preparation, well woman care, yearly exams

San Francisco - Sue Baelen, LM, CPM, Sacred Body Midwifery (since 2005). Practices in Alameda, Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo
counties. Holistic women's health for the childbearing years. Homebirth, waterbirth, well woman care, home visits.  415-821-4213 bayareahomebirth.org

Sebastopol - AManda Elderkin, CPM, LM, Elderkin Midwifery & Birth Services (since 2007). Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Alameda, San Francisco counties. 707.827.3085 raspberrymidwife@gmail.com "Homebirth, Waterbirth, Comprehensive Midwifery Care for the Childbearing Year, Newborn Care Classes, Birth Doula, Monitrice Services and Postpartum Doula Services. I welcome all forms of families."
 

Alpine

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Amador

Cameron Park - Jennifer Brown LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 2007) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 530-306-3887, jenbmidwife@gmail.com, www.sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

Sacramento - Claudia Breglia LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 1993) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 916-524-4036, claudiabreglia@gmail.com, www.sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

Butte

Redding and Mount Shasta - Dena Burgess LM, CPM - Practices in Butte, Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehema, Trinity and Los Angeles Counties - 530-926-5395 in Mt. Shasta, 530-221-5506 in Redding, midwife@finestplanet.com, Pre-pregnancy counseling, homebirth, waterbirth, breastfeeding support and well women check ups.

Calaveras

Modesto - Lucinda Johnston-Chiszar, LM - Big Valley Midwives (since 1996) - Practices in Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Merced, and parts of Calaveras  209-521-7981,   lucindachiszar@yahoo.com, Comprehensive midwifery care for the childbearing year, VBAC, birth at home, prenatal and postpartum care.

Colusa

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Contra Costa

Berkeley - Julia MacMillan, LM, CPM - Practices in Alameda, San Francisco, Marin, or Contra Costa counties.  510-225-5752, midwifejulia@gmail.com, lunamadre.org, Offering prenatal, birth, post-partum and well-woman care.

Pleasant Hill
- Julie Hunn LM, CPM (since 2003) - Practices in Contra Costa, Alameda, and parts of Solano County - 925-685-3985,

homebirthmidwifery@hotmail.com, Offering in-home prenatal, birth, post-partum and well-woman care.

Oakland - Centers for Traditional Midwifery, Inc/The Birth Place - 2800 Park Blvd.  Oakland, CA 94610 510-663-3330 (opening March 1, 2006) is an alternative birthing center (prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum services, as well as well-woman healthcare).

Del Norte

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El Dorado

Cameron Park - Jennifer Brown LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 2007) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 530-306-3887, jenbmidwife@gmail.com, sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

Orangevale - Randi Payton LM, CPM (since 2013) - Practices in "The Greater Sacramento Area":  Sacramento, Placer, and El Dorado Counties and nearby in neighboring counties - 916-910-5552, FamilyTreeMidwiferyCare@gmail.com, familytreemidwiferycare.com - Prenatal Counseling, Prenatal Care, Birth and Water Birth, postpartum and newborn care as well as yearly well woman exams.

Sacramento - Claudia Breglia LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 1993) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 916-524-4036, claudiabreglia@gmail.com, sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

Fresno

Fresno - Detrah Hele, LM, CPM - Practices in Fresno, Madera, Merced, Tulare, and Kings Counties! Home Phone: (559) 221-7579  Cell Phone: (559) 285-5343, detrahhele@yahoo.com, Prenatal checks, birth, and postpartum visits, VBAC, waterbirth, breastfeeding support, doula.

Glenn

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Humboldt

Arcata - Carolyn Eldridge, LM - clinic/hospital based LM - I work in a group setting which includes a Family practice doc, CNM and OB.
We provide full scope gynecological and obstetrical care in the clinic and hospital setting.  We specialize in "listening" to our families to help provide unique, client centered care.  Hospital deliveries are offered at Mad River Community Hospital.  (707)826-2222.

Arcata - Caroline Lowry, LM, 707-267-5127

Arcata - Sommer Halligan, CPM, LM - Holistic full-scope midwifery care throughout Humboldt County. I also   provide preconception counseling, childbirth preparation, water birth, VBAC, and breastfeeding counseling. http://www.serenademidwifery.info/, sommer@humboldt1.com

Arcata - Deanna Albo Dick, LM, CPM - Wellspring Family Midwifery - a holistic midwifery practice that focuses on the entire family, offering complete prenatal, labor and birth services, water birth, VBAC, and insurance billing.  707-845-7925

Garberville - Shelley Conrad, LM, CPM - (since 1975) - Practice in sourthern Humboldt and northern Mendocino Counties, Homebirth and hospital doula services, VBAC, fertility, childbirth preparation, waterbirth, well woman care, menopause.  707-923-1657


Imperial

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Inyo

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Kern

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Kings

Fresno - Detrah Hele, LM, CPM - Practices in Fresno, Madera, Merced, Tulare, and Kings Counties! Home Phone: (559) 221-7579  Cell Phone: (559) 285-5343, detrahhele@yahoo.com, Prenatal checks, birth, and postpartum visits, VBAC, waterbirth, breastfeeding support, doula.

Lake

Hidden Valley Lake - Laura Stalker, LM, CPM, Lady of the Lake Midwifery Services, 707-350-0236.  Practices in Lake, Sonoma & Mendocino counties. Offering homebirth, waterbirth, childbirth education, natural family planning,  blessingways, placenta encapsulation, breastfeeding support & well woman care.

Lower Lake - Constance Rock, LM, CPM (since 1993) - Practices in Lake, Sonoma, Napa and Los Angeles Counties, 707-341-6030 and 818-324-2678 or constance@CaliforniaWaterBirth.com, californiawaterbirth.com. Offering Home birth, Water birth, Well-woman GYN care.

Napa - Paula Schnebelt, CPM, LM (since 2005) - Practices in Napa, Lake, Sonoma, Solano, Mendocino, and Marin Counties, 707-287-2822, paula@heartofmidwifery.com, heartofmidwifery.com. Offering homebirth, waterbirth, doula, childbirth education, lactation support, breastpump rental, well-woman care, most other woman/childbirth related services.

Ukiah - Monika Rosicka, LM, CPM, Tree of Life Midwifery Services - Practices in Mendocino, Lake and Sonoma Counties, 707-502-7440.  Offering Home birth, Child birth classes, Placenta encapsulation, hospital doula services, and natural family planning.


Lassen

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Los Angeles

Anaheim - Kate Potthast, LM, CPM - Practices in Orange and Los Angeles Counties - 714-812-5283, kate@socalmidwife.com, Services offered: homebirth, waterbirth, lactation counseling, well-woman care, and doula services.

Claremont - Angela Burwick, MA, LM, CPM - Practices in East Los Angeles County, Pomona Valley, and West Inland empire - 909-641-4161 - angela@claremontmidwife.com, claremontmidwifery.com.  Offering comprehensive midwifery services including home birth, water birth, and VBAC.

Los Angeles - Seannie Gibson, LM, CPM, LLC (since 2003) - Practices in Greater Los Angeles - 323/394-5332, Seannie.gibson@gmail.com, Homebirth Midwifery Services, Well-Woman Gynecology

Los Angeles - Rebecca Tidwell Prediletto, LM, CPM, Birth Revolution - Practices in and around Los Angeles - 213-923-4042, midwife@birthrevolutionmidwifery.com, http://www.birthrevolutionmidwifery.com, well woman care, preconception and natural family planning, prenatal care, homebirth including waterbirth, monitrice services, and postpartum support including breastfeeding assistance.

Los Angeles - Diane M. van der Westhuizen (also known as Diane West) (since 2004) - Practices in Los Angeles County and some parts of Orange County, (818) 913 0448, diane@westhomebirth.com, www.westhomebirth.com, Services Offered: Home Birth, Water Birth, Well-Woman Gynecology, Breastfeeding Support, Monitrice Services.

Los Angeles - Aleks Evanguelidi, LM, CPM (since 2001) and Jake Sifford, LM, CPM (since 2008), The Sanctuary Birth & Family Wellness Center, 310-566-7690, Services Offered: Home Birth, Water Birth, Lactation Services, Birth Doula, Cranial Sacral Work, Placenta Preparation

Los Angeles - Zhaleh Yadollahi, LM, CPM, BS Midwifery (since 1994) - 818-618-2561, ezhomebirth4u@yahoo.com - Services offered: preconception counseling, prenatal & postpartum care, Home birth, Water birth, well-woman Gynecology exams, Breastfeeding support, Family planning like Insertion of IUD, Screen for Breast cancer & cervical cancer.

Marina Del Rey - Amy Tinney RN, CPM, LM, Art of Nursing Care, Inc., 14108 Tahiti Way #635, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, amy@artofnursing.net, 310-990-2662.  Midwifery care, Home birth, Doula Monitrice, Well woman gynecology, Concurrent prenatal care, Preconceptual counseling, Birth control options (IUD insertion and removal), hormonal consultation, Post partum services including Home midwife visits and post partum support, Placenta Preparation, Herbal remedies for pre and postpartum care. Medela breastfeeding supplies with instruction, Dagon Herbs for resale.

Redding and Mount Shasta - Dena Burgess LM, CPM - Practices in Butte, Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehema, Trinity and Los Angeles Counties - 530-926-5395 in Mt. Shasta, 530-221-5506 in Redding, midwife@finestplanet.com, Pre-pregnancy counseling, homebirth, waterbirth, breastfeeding support and well women check ups.

Santa Clarita - Renee Sicignano, LM, CPM, LC - Practices in the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valley - 661-803-5448, Home Birth, Water Birth, Well-Woman Gynecology, Breastfeeding Support and Monitrice Services. Renee will be opening a birth center in early 2010.

Sue Wolcott,  LM, RN - Shasta Midwives - Naturopathic Midwifery, Traditional Midwife, Practices in Los Angeles and Orange Counties - 562-334-5706, swolcott@roadrunner.com, www.shastamidwives.com, Pre-pregnancy counseling, homebirth, waterbirth, breastfeeding support and well women check ups.

Lower Lake - Constance Rock, LM, CPM (since 1993) - Practices in Lake, Sonoma, Napa and Los Angeles Counties, 707-341-6030 and 818-324-2678 or constance@CaliforniaWaterBirth.com, californiawaterbirth.com. Offering Home birth, Water birth, Well-woman GYN care.

Family Midwifery Service - Justine Ohta, LM, CPM - Practices in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties - 805-648-6234

Madera

Fresno - Detrah Hele, LM, CPM - Practices in Fresno, Madera, Merced, Tulare, and Kings Counties! Home Phone: (559) 221-7579  Cell Phone: (559) 285-5343, detrahhele@yahoo.com, Prenatal checks, birth, and postpartum visits, VBAC, waterbirth, breastfeeding support, doula.

Marin

Berkeley - Julia MacMillan, LM, CPM - Practices in Alameda, San Francisco, Marin, or Contra Costa counties.  510-225-5752, midwifejulia@gmail.com, lunamadre.org, Offering prenatal, birth, post-partum and well-woman care.

Kenwood - Susanna Napierala LM (since 1978) - Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Mendocino, Solano, San Francisco and Alameda Counties. Prenatal care, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum care, waterbirths, massage, herbal care, guided visualizations, birth empowerment.  Home: 707-833-5086, Cell: 707-321-2078. email: napierala@pon.net, northbaymidwifery.com

Marin - Joan Green, LM, marinmidwife@aol.com, www.marinmidwife.com, Practices in Marin and Sonoma Counties, 415-488-1406

Marin - Michelle Borok, LM, CPM, Nourish Midwifery and Take Root Home Insemination. Practices in East Bay, SF, and Marin counties. 510-735-7830, takeroot.nourish@gmail.com, Homebirth and holistic wellness care. Prenatal care in your home, waterbirth, labor support, in-home postpartum care including well-baby care, lactation support, fertility counseling, home insemination, annual exams, and family planning support.

Napa - Paula Schnebelt, CPM, LM (since 2005) - Practices in Napa, Lake, Sonoma, Solano, Mendocino, and Marin Counties, 707-287-2822, paula@heartofmidwifery.com, heartofmidwifery.com. Offering homebirth, waterbirth, doula, childbirth education, lactation support, breastpump rental, well-woman care, most other woman/childbirth related services.

Napa/Sonoma- PachaMama Midwifery - Kate Coletti, LM, CPM & Bee Lauher, LM, CPM, EMT - 707-483-7061 - Offering HomeBirth, WaterBirth, doula care, prenatal and postnatal yoga & massage, photography, bellycasting, blessingways, holistic pregnancy and birthing classes, breastfeeding support.

San Francisco - Maria Iorillo, LM, CPM (since 1986) - Practices in San Francisco/Marin, 206 27th St. San Francisco, 415-285-9233
sfmidwife@yahoo.com, wisewomanchildbirth.com, Offering homebirth, waterbirth, labor management at home, doula services, well-woman care, cervical caps.

San Francisco - Sue Baelen, LM, CPM, Sacred Body Midwifery (since 2005). Practices in Alameda, Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo
counties. Holistic women's health for the childbearing years. Homebirth, waterbirth, well woman care, home visits.  415-821-4213 bayareahomebirth.org

Sebastopol - Constance Miles, LM, CPM, RN, MA, CHT (since 1982) - Practices in Marin, Napa and Sonoma Counties, 707-874-2888,
moonsong@sonic.net, womensways.org, Offering homebirth, waterbirth, VBAC, doula, hypnosis, well-woman care, postpartum, breastfeeding support, cervical cap/diaphragm fittings.

Sebastopol - Shiela VanDerveer, LM, CPM, Comadres Midwifery - Practices in Sonoma, Napa and Marin Counties, 510-837-7299, info@comadresmidwifery.com, Provides traditional & comprehensive midwifery care for all forms of families within the childbearing year and beyond.  Services include: homebirth, waterbirth, VBAC, placenta preparation,  herbal/nutritional counseling/guidance, well woman care, fertility counseling/guidance, prenatal counseling/guidance, postpartum care, breastfeeding support and well baby care!  

Sebastopol - AManda Elderkin, CPM, LM, Elderkin Midwifery & Birth Services (since 2007). Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Alameda, San Francisco counties. 707.827.3085 raspberrymidwife@gmail.com "Homebirth, Waterbirth, Comprehensive Midwifery Care for the Childbearing Year, Newborn Care Classes, Birth Doula, Monitrice Services and Postpartum Doula Services. I welcome all forms of families."

Sebastopol - Colette Mercier, LM, CPM (since 2006). Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin and sometimes, Mendocino Counties. 510-390-4405. colettemercier.net. Offering Midwifery Care for the Prenatal, Birth and Postpartum periods. Homebirth, VBAC, Birth Doula, and Monitrice Services, Breastfeeding and Postpartum Support, Conception Services, including IUI's.

Mariposa

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Mendocino

Hidden Valley Lake - Laura Stalker, LM, CPM, Lady of the Lake Midwifery Services, 707-350-0236.  Practices in Lake, Sonoma & Mendocino counties. Offering homebirth, waterbirth, childbirth education, natural family planning,  blessingways, placenta encapsulation, breastfeeding support & well woman care.

Kenwood - Susanna Napierala LM (since 1978) - Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Mendocino, Solano, San Francisco and Alameda Counties. Prenatal care, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum care, waterbirths, massage, herbal care, guided visualizations, birth empowerment.  Home: 707-833-5086, Cell: 707-321-2078. email: napierala@pon.net, northbaymidwifery.com

Ukiah - Monika Rosicka, LM, CPM, Tree of Life Midwifery Services - Practices in Mendocino, Lake and Sonoma Counties, 707-502-7440.  Offering Home birth, Child birth classes, Placenta encapsulation, hospital doula services, and natural family planning.

Garberville - Shelley Conrad, LM, CPM - (since 1975) - Practice in sourthern Humboldt and northern Mendocino Counties, Homebirth and hospital doula services, VBAC, fertility, childbirth preparation, waterbirth, well woman care, menopause.  707-923-1657

Merced

Modesto - Lucinda Johnston-Chiszar, LM - Big Valley Midwives (since 1996) - Practices in Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Merced, and parts of Calaveras  209-521-7981,   lucindachiszar@yahoo.com, Comprehensive midwifery care for the childbearing year, VBAC, birth at home, prenatal and postpartum care.

Modesto - Jessica Johnson, LM, CPM (since 2011) - Stanislaus County, San Joaquin County, Merced County, Fresno Area, East Bay, Sierra Foothills.  209-482-8682, shudowhe@yahoo.com, www.ileabiamo.com, Midwifery, Monatrice, Prenatal Care only, Postpartum Care Only

Fresno - Detrah Hele, LM, CPM - Practices in Fresno, Madera, Merced, Tulare, and Kings Counties! Home Phone: (559) 221-7579  Cell Phone: (559) 285-5343, detrahhele@yahoo.com, Prenatal checks, birth, and postpartum visits, VBAC, waterbirth, breastfeeding support, doula.

Modoc

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Mono

Napa - Paula Schnebelt, CPM, LM (since 2005) - Practices in Napa, Lake, Sonoma, Solano, Mendocino, and Marin Counties, 707-287-2822, paula@heartofmidwifery.com, heartofmidwifery.com. Offering homebirth, waterbirth, doula, childbirth education, lactation support, breastpump rental, well-woman care, most other woman/childbirth related services..

Monterey

Pacific Grove - Jennifer Remeika, CPM, LM, IBCLC - 808-639-2430, JenniferRemeika@gmail.com, MamaBabyBlossom.com - Homebirths, Lactation Consultations, Breastpump Rentals and may offer Waterbirths.

Seaside -Caroline Cusenza, LM, CPM - 831-233-4440, midwifecaroline@yahoo.com - Offering midwifery services to Monterey County, including prenatal care, in home labor and delivery or hospital support, postpartum care, homebirth, waterbirth, VBAC and lactation support.

Napa

Kenwood - Susanna Napierala LM (since 1978) - Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Mendocino, Solano, San Francisco and Alameda Counties. Prenatal care, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum care, waterbirths, massage, herbal care, guided visualizations, birth empowerment.  Home: 707-833-5086, Cell: 707-321-2078. email: napierala@pon.net, northbaymidwifery.com

Lower Lake - Constance Rock, LM, CPM (since 1993) - Practices in Lake, Sonoma, Napa and Los Angeles Counties, 707-341-6030 and 818-324-2678 or constance@CaliforniaWaterBirth.com, californiawaterbirth.com. Offering Home birth, Water birth, Well-woman GYN care.

Napa - Paula Schnebelt, CPM, LM (since 2005) - Practices in Napa, Lake, Sonoma, Solano, Mendocino, and Marin Counties, 707-287-2822, paula@heartofmidwifery.com, heartofmidwifery.com. Offering homebirth, waterbirth, doula, childbirth education, lactation support, breastpump rental, well-woman care, most other woman/childbirth related services.

Napa - Brandi Lauher LM.CPM.EMT, Licensed HomeBirth Midwife, Birth & Postpartum Doula, 707-337-9865, Pachamidwife@yahoo.com

Napa/Sonoma- PachaMama Midwifery - Kate Coletti, LM, CPM & Bee Lauher, LM, CPM, EMT - 707-483-7061 - Offering HomeBirth, WaterBirth, doula care, prenatal and postnatal yoga & massage, photography, bellycasting, blessingways, holistic pregnancy and birthing classes, breastfeeding support.

Napa - Heather Hilton-Melancon, LM, CPM - Practices in Napa, Sonoma, St. Helena, Vallejo, Fairfield. hnh336@gmail.com

Sacramento - Fawn Gilbride LM, CPM, Sacramento Midwifery Services (since 1974) - Practices in Sacramento, Solano, Napa, Yolo and surrounding counties, 707-738-8747 or homebirthmidwife@sbcglobalhomebirthmidwife-fawn.com.  Offering homebirth, waterbirth, and well woman care.

Sebastopol - Constance Miles, LM, CPM, RN, MA, CHT (since 1982) - Practices in Marin, Napa and Sonoma Counties, 707-874-2888,
moonsong@sonic.net, womensways.org, Offering homebirth, waterbirth, VBAC, doula, hypnosis, well-woman care, postpartum, breastfeeding support, cervical cap/diaphragm fittings.

Sebastopol - Shiela VanDerveer, LM, CPM, Comadres Midwifery - Practices in Sonoma, Napa and Marin Counties, 510-837-7299, info@comadresmidwifery.com, Provides traditional & comprehensive midwifery care for all forms of families within the childbearing year and beyond.  Services include: homebirth, waterbirth, VBAC, placenta preparation,  herbal/nutritional counseling/guidance, well woman care, fertility counseling/guidance, prenatal counseling/guidance, postpartum care, breastfeeding support and well baby care! 

Sebastopol - AManda Elderkin, CPM, LM, Elderkin Midwifery & Birth Services (since 2007). Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Alameda, San Francisco counties. 707.827.3085 raspberrymidwife@gmail.com "Homebirth, Waterbirth, Comprehensive Midwifery Care for the Childbearing Year, Newborn Care Classes, Birth Doula, Monitrice Services and Postpartum Doula Services. I welcome all forms of families."
 
 

Nevada

Grass Valley - Alison Osborn, LM, CPM (since 1979?) - Practices in Grass Valley, Nevada City, Auburn, Sacramento, Truckee, Alta, Lincoln, Roseville and Marysville & Nevada, Sierra, Sutter, Butte, Yuba and Yolo Counties, 530-477-1154, alisonosborn@sbcglobal.net, alisonthemidwife.com [Ed.: Alison is one of the midwives who trained me, so she has a special place in my heart!]
 

Orange

Anaheim - Kate Potthast, LM, CPM - Practices in Orange and Los Angeles Counties - 714-812-5283, kate@socalmidwife.com, Services offered: homebirth, waterbirth, lactation counseling, well-woman care, and doula services.

Encinitas - Andrea S. Meyer, LM, CPM - Practices in San Diego, Riverside, and Orange Counties, 760-436-9166, andrea-midwife@adelphia.net, Home birth, Water birth, Well woman care, Infant massage instruction, Individual appointments for ante/intra/post partum and newborn care, Whole family counseling

Garden Grove - Anne Sommers, LM - Practices in Orange County and Riverside County, 951-461-4779, dearmidwife@earthlink.net

Huntington Beach - Sherill Sedillo LM, CPM - Practices in Orange County,  714-315-8589,  s.sedillo@cox.net

Los Angeles - Diane M. van der Westhuizen (also known as Diane West) (since 2004) - Practices in Los Angeles County and some parts of Orange County, (818) 913 0448, diane@westhomebirth.com, www.westhomebirth.com, Services Offered: Home Birth, Water Birth, Well-Woman Gynecology, Breastfeeding Support, Monitrice Services.

Santa Ana - Susan Gill, LM, CPM (since 2000) - 714 222-8759, Susan@blessedbeginnings.net, www.BlessedBeginnings.net, Prenatal and well woman care, homebirth, waterbirth and birth center options. www.thebirthconnection.net

Sue Wolcott,  LM, RN - Shasta Midwives - Naturopathic Midwifery, Traditional Midwife, Practices in Los Angeles and Orange Counties - 562-334-5706, swolcott@roadrunner.com, www.shastamidwives.com, Pre-pregnancy counseling, homebirth, waterbirth, breastfeeding support and well women check ups.
 

Placer

Cameron Park - Jennifer Brown LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 2007) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 530-306-3887, jenbmidwife@gmail.com, www.sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

Grass Valley - Alison Osborn, LM, CPM (since 1979?) - Practices in Grass Valley, Nevada City, Auburn, Sacramento, Truckee, Alta, Lincoln, Roseville and Marysville & Nevada, Sierra, Sutter, Butte, Yuba and Yolo Counties, 530-477-1154, alisonosborn@sbcglobal.net, alisonthemidwife.com [Ed.: Alison is one of the midwives who trained me, so she has a special place in my heart!]

Sacramento - Claudia Breglia LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 1993) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 916-524-4036, claudiabreglia@gmail.com, www.sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

Plumas

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Riverside

Riverside County - Karen Pecora, LM, CPM - 951-970-5437, Karen@blessedbeginnings.net, www.BlessedBeginnings.net, Prenatal and well woman care, homebirth, waterbirth and birth center options. www.thebirthconnection.net

Encinitas - Andrea S. Meyer, LM, CPM - Practices in San Diego, Riverside, and Orange Counties, 760-436-9166, andrea-midwife@adelphia.net, Home birth, Water birth, Well woman care, Infant massage instruction, Individual appointments for ante/intra/post partum and newborn care, Whole family counseling

Lake Elsinore - Anne Sommers, LM - Practices in Riverside County and Orange County, 951-461-4779, dearmidwife@earthlink.net

Orangevale - Randi Payton LM, CPM (since 2013) - Practices in "The Greater Sacramento Area":  Sacramento, Placer, and El Dorado Counties and nearby in neighboring counties - 916-910-5552, FamilyTreeMidwiferyCare@gmail.com, familytreemidwiferycare.com - Prenatal Counseling, Prenatal Care, Birth and Water Birth, postpartum and newborn care as well as yearly well woman exams.

Redlands - Tania McCracken, LM, CPM. Practices in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. (909) 528-2417, taniamccracken@gmail.com. Offering comprehensive midwifery care including homebirth water birth, and well woman care.

Riverside - Lisa Marie Sanchez, LM,CPM - Practices in Riverside County and San Bernardino County, 951-323-7193, LisaMarie@waterbirth.me, Homebirth, Waterbirth, VBAC, breastfeeding support,  well-women care.

Riverside - Kate Potthast, LM, CPM - Practices in Riverside and San Bernadino Counties - 714-812-5283, kate@rosebudmidwifery.com  Services offered: homebirth, waterbirth, lactation counseling, well-woman care, and doula services.

Sacramento

Cameron Park - Jennifer Brown LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 2007) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 530-306-3887, jenbmidwife@gmail.com, www.sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

Orangevale - Randi Payton LM, CPM (since 2013) - Practices in "The Greater Sacramento Area":  Sacramento, Placer, and El Dorado Counties and nearby in neighboring counties - 916-910-5552, FamilyTreeMidwiferyCare@gmail.com, familytreemidwiferycare.com - Prenatal Counseling, Prenatal Care, Birth and Water Birth, postpartum and newborn care as well as yearly well woman exams.

Sacramento - Claudia Breglia LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 1993) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 916-524-4036, claudiabreglia@gmail.com, www.sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

Sacramento - Fawn Gilbride LM, CPM, Sacramento Midwifery Services (since 1974) - Practices in Sacramento, Solano, Napa, Yolo and surrounding counties, 707-738-8747 or homebirthmidwife@sbcglobalhomebirthmidwife-fawn.com.  Offering homebirth, waterbirth, and well woman care.

San Benito

Please look in adjoining counties.

San Bernardino

Chino - Joyce Moxley Thomas, MHA CPM, LM, AquaNatal Birth Center, Amazing Babies Midwifery Care, 13768 Roswell Avenue #209, Chino, CA 91710, 909-591-2924, info@aquanatalbirthcenter.com

Chino Hills - Lori Luyten, LM, CPM (since 2000) - 909-597-4107, AncientPathsMidwifery@msn.com

Redlands - Tania McCracken, LM, CPM. Practices in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. (909) 528-2417, taniamccracken@gmail.com. Offering comprehensive midwifery care including homebirth water birth, and well woman care.

Riverside - Lisa Marie Sanchez, LM,CPM (since 2011) - Practices in Riverside County and San Bernardino County, 951-322-7193, LisaMarie@waterbirth.me, Homebirth, Waterbirth, VBAC, breastfeeding support,  well-women care.

Riverside - Kate Potthast, LM, CPM - Practices in Riverside and San Bernadino Counties - 714-812-5283, kate@rosebudmidwifery.com  Services offered: homebirth, waterbirth, lactation counseling, well-woman care, and doula services.

San Diego

Encinitas - Andrea S. Meyer, LM, CPM - Practices in San Diego, Riverside, and Orange Counties, 760-436-9166, andrea-midwife@adelphia.net, Home birth, Water birth, Well woman care, Infant massage instruction, Individual appointments for ante/intra/post partum and newborn care, Whole family counseling

San Diego - Nicole Morales, CPM, LM - Practicing in San Diego County, 619-252-4784, nicole@artofopening.com, offers midwifery services, homebirth, waterbirth, prenatal, postpartum, Birthing from Within childbirth classes, www.artofopening.com
 

San Francisco

Berkeley - Julia MacMillan, LM, CPM - Practices in Alameda, San Francisco, Marin, or Contra Costa counties.  510-225-5752, midwifejulia@gmail.com, lunamadre.org, Offering prenatal, birth, post-partum and well-woman care.

Kenwood - Susanna Napierala LM (since 1978) - Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Mendocino, Solano, San Francisco and Alameda Counties. Prenatal care, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum care, waterbirths, massage, herbal care, guided visualizations, birth empowerment.  Home: 707-833-5086, Cell: 707-321-2078. email: napierala@pon.net, northbaymidwifery.com

Marin - Michelle Borok, LM, CPM, Nourish Midwifery and Take Root Home Insemination. Practices in East Bay, SF, and Marin counties. 510-735-7830, takeroot.nourish@gmail.com, Homebirth and holistic wellness care. Prenatal care in your home, waterbirth, labor support, in-home postpartum care including well-baby care, lactation support, fertility counseling, home insemination, annual exams, and family planning support.

San Francisco - Awakenings Birth Services - Deborah Simone LM, Juli Tilsner CPM (since 1997) - Practice in Oakland,San Francisco, Alameda and San Francisco Counties, 415-835-0663, Traditional Midwifery Care, Homebirth, all visits in your home, waterbirth, VBAC, in depth and expert nutritional counseling, fertility counseling, family centered childbirth preparation, well woman care, yearly exams

San Francisco - Maria Iorillo, LM, CPM (since 1986) - Practices in San Francisco/Marin, 206 27th St. San Francisco, 415-285-9233
sfmidwife@yahoo.com, wisewomanchildbirth.com, Offering homebirth, waterbirth, labor management at home, doula services, well-woman care, cervical caps.

San Francisco - Centers for Traditional Midwifery, Inc/The Birth Place - 6301 Third Street, SF, CA 94124 415-468-2650.  Offers prenatal care, postpartum care, and well woman care.  Services provided by California Licensed Midwife, and consultation visits available with OB-Gyn.

San Francisco - Sue Baelen, LM, CPM, Sacred Body Midwifery (since 2005). Practices in Alameda, Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo
counties. Holistic women's health for the childbearing years. Homebirth, waterbirth, well woman care, home visits.  415-821-4213 bayareahomebirth.org

San Francisco - Kelly Murphy, LM, CPM, Birth Yourself Midwifery. SF based homebirth and holistic well women care, serving the Bay Area.  Prenatal care in your home, nutritional and herbal assessments, fertility counseling, VBAC, waterbirth, labor support, woman centered birth, in home postpartum care and lactation support.  415-516-2770  kelly@birthyourself.org

Sebastopol - AManda Elderkin, CPM, LM, Elderkin Midwifery & Birth Services (since 2007). Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Alameda, San Francisco counties. 707.827.3085 raspberrymidwife@gmail.com "Homebirth, Waterbirth, Comprehensive Midwifery Care for the Childbearing Year, Newborn Care Classes, Birth Doula, Monitrice Services and Postpartum Doula Services. I welcome all forms of families."
 

San Joaquin

Cameron Park - Jennifer Brown LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 2007) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 530-306-3887, jenbmidwife@gmail.com, www.sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

Modesto - Lucinda Johnston-Chiszar, LM - Big Valley Midwives (since 1996) - Practices in Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Merced, and parts of Calaveras  209-521-7981,   lucindachiszar@yahoo.com, Comprehensive midwifery care for the childbearing year, VBAC, birth at home, prenatal and postpartum care.

Modesto - Jessica Johnson, LM, CPM (since 2011) - Stanislaus County, San Joaquin County, Merced County, Fresno Area, East Bay, Sierra Foothills.  209-482-8682, shudowhe@yahoo.com, www.ileabiamo.com, Midwifery, Monatrice, Prenatal Care only, Postpartum Care Only

Sacramento - Claudia Breglia LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 1993) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 916-524-4036, claudiabreglia@gmail.com, www.sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

San Luis Obispo

Atascadero - Edana Hall, LM, 805-462-1100

Atascadero - Kristi N. McKee, LM, CPM, CCE.  Practices in San Luis Obispo County.  805-540-0902, dosmthng@yahoo.com, midwifekristi.com.  -  home births, prenatal care, postpartum care, annual exams, and teach childbirth education.

San Luis Obispo - Tanya Parsons, LM, CPM, 805-202-6575, www.centralcoastmidwives.com, centralcoastmidwife@yahoo.com - Providing Holistic Midwifery care, Homebirths, Waterbirths for all of San Luis Obispo county and the Central Coast.  


San Mateo

Hayward - Treesa Mclean, LM, CPM, Birth With Treesa.  Practices in San Mateo and Alameda Counties.  510-581-1013 treesa@birthwithtreesa.com Homebirth and Monitrice Services.

Mountain View - Ronnie Falcao, LM, MS, CHT, CPM - Eternity in Bloom, (since 1990) - Practices in Santa Clara, San Mateo and Alameda Counties, 650-961-9728, Homebirth midwifery services specializing in waterbirth and older, first-time mothers; well-woman GYN care; European-style in-home postpartum care and lactation assistance for both mother and baby; I offer AquaDoula birthing tubs.

Los Altos - Rosanna M. Davis, LM, CPM - Practices in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties,  650-964-2229 - Private practice midwifery care specializing in normal childbirth; comprehensive prenatal care; homebirth (Greater South Bay and Peninsula); postpartum and well-baby care.  Also, hospital birth assistance (monitrice) for women delivering on the Peninsula (Mountain View to Burlingame) and Birthing From Within childbirth preparation -- certified BFW mentor.

San Francisco - Sue Baelen, LM, CPM, Sacred Body Midwifery (since 2005). Practices in Alameda, Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo
counties. Holistic women's health for the childbearing years. Homebirth, waterbirth, well woman care, home visits.  415-821-4213 bayareahomebirth.org

San Francisco - Kelly Murphy, LM, CPM, Birth Yourself Midwifery. SF based homebirth and holistic well women care, serving the Bay Area.  Prenatal care in your home, nutritional and herbal assessments, fertility counseling, VBAC, waterbirth, labor support, woman centered birth, in home postpartum care and lactation support.  415-516-2770  kelly@birthyourself.org

Santa Barbara

Family Midwifery Service - Justine Ohta, LM, CPM - Practices in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties - 805-648-6234

Santa Clara

Mountain View - Ronnie Falcao, LM, MS, CHT, CPM - Eternity in Bloom, (since 1990) - Practices in Santa Clara, San Mateo and Alameda Counties, 650-961-9728, Homebirth midwifery services specializing in waterbirth and older, first-time mothers; well-woman GYN care; European-style in-home postpartum care and lactation assistance for both mother and baby; I offer AquaDoula birthing tubs.

Los Altos - Rosanna M. Davis, LM, CPM - Practices in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties,  650-964-2229 - Private practice midwifery care specializing in normal childbirth; comprehensive prenatal care; homebirth (Greater South Bay and Peninsula); postpartum and well-baby care.  Also, hospital birth assistance (monitrice) for women delivering on the Peninsula (Mountain View to Burlingame) and Birthing From Within childbirth preparation -- certified BFW mentor.

San Jose - Hope Willems, LM, CPM - Practices in Santa Clara County,  408-472-11619, hopewillems@comcast.net, birthwithhopemidwifery.com, Prenatal, home birth, postpartum and well woman care

Santa Cruz

Ben Lomond - Laura Maxson, LM- Practices in the Santa Cruz Area, 831-336-0961, midwife@scshop.com. Complete prenatal care and homebirth services, hospital labor support and  lactation support also available.

Santa Cruz - Karen Ehrlich, CPM, LM, MA (since 1976) - Practices in Santa Cruz County, 831-425-3326, khemidwife@earthlink.net. Homebirth services. Hospital labor support. Public speaking. Childbirth education.
 

Shasta

Redding and Mount Shasta - Shasta Midwives - Sue Wolcott ND, LM, CPM, RN (since 1980) and Dena Burgess LM, CPM - Practice in Butte, Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehema, Trinity and Los Angeles Counties - 530-926-5395 in Mt. Shasta, 530-221-5506 in Redding, midwife@finestplanet.com, Pre-pregnancy counseling, homebirth, waterbirth, breastfeeding support and well women check ups. 

Redding - Becka English, LM CPM - Practices in Shasta and Siskiyou Counties and the surrounding Jefferson State area - 530-276-8482, becka.english@gmail.com, Homebirths, water births, and VBACs.

Redding - Kara Rowley, LM, CPM - Practices in Redding and surrounding area - 530-410-7098, karamidwife@gmail.com, Complete pregnancy care, Homebirths, water births and VBACs


Sierra

Please look in adjoining counties.

Siskiyou

Mount Shasta and Redding - Shasta Midwives - Sue Wolcott ND, LM, CPM, RN (since 1980) and Dena Burgess LM, CPM - Practice in Butte, Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehema, Trinity and Los Angeles Counties - 530-926-5395 in Mt. Shasta, 530-221-5506 in Redding, midwife@finestplanet.com, Pre-pregnancy counseling, homebirth, waterbirth, breastfeeding support and well women check ups.

Redding - Becka English, LM CPM - Practices in Shasta and Siskiyou Counties and the surrounding Jefferson State area - 530-276-8482, becka.english@gmail.com, Homebirths, water births, and VBACs.

Solano

Kenwood - Susanna Napierala LM (since 1978) - Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Mendocino, Solano, San Francisco and Alameda Counties. Prenatal care, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum care, waterbirths, massage, herbal care, guided visualizations, birth empowerment.  Home: 707-833-5086, Cell: 707-321-2078. email: napierala@pon.net, northbaymidwifery.com

Napa - Paula Schnebelt, CPM, LM (since 2005) - Practices in Napa, Lake, Sonoma, Solano, Mendocino, and Marin Counties, 707-287-2822, paula@heartofmidwifery.com,heartofmidwifery.com. Offering homebirth, waterbirth, doula, childbirth education, lactation support, breastpump rental, well-woman care, most other woman/childbirth related services.

Napa/Sonoma- PachaMama Midwifery - Kate Coletti, LM, CPM & Bee Lauher, LM, CPM, EMT - 707-483-7061 - Offering HomeBirth, WaterBirth, doula care, prenatal and postnatal yoga & massage, photography, bellycasting, blessingways, holistic pregnancy and birthing classes, breastfeeding support.

Pleasant Hill - Julie Hunn LM, CPM. (since 2003) - Practices in Contra Costa, Alameda, and parts of Solano County - 925-685-3985,
homebirthmidwifery@hotmail.com, Offering in-home prenatal, birth, post-partum and well-woman care.

Sacramento - Fawn Gilbride LM, CPM, Sacramento Midwifery Services (since 1974) - Practices in Sacramento, Solano, Napa, Yolo and surrounding counties, 707-738-8747 or homebirthmidwife@sbcglobalhomebirthmidwife-fawn.com.  Offering homebirth, waterbirth, and well woman care.

Sonoma

Hidden Valley Lake - Laura Stalker, LM, CPM, Lady of the Lake Midwifery Services, 707-350-0236.  Practices in Lake, Sonoma & Mendocino counties. Offering homebirth, waterbirth, childbirth education, natural family planning,  blessingways, placenta encapsulation, breastfeeding support & well woman care.

Kenwood - Susanna Napierala LM (since 1978) - Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Mendocino, Solano, San Francisco and Alameda Counties. Prenatal care, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum care, waterbirths, massage, herbal care, guided visualizations, birth empowerment.  Home: 707-833-5086, Cell: 707-321-2078. email: napierala@pon.net, northbaymidwifery.com

Lower Lake - Constance Rock, LM, CPM (since 1993) - Practices in Lake, Sonoma, Napa and Los Angeles Counties, 707-341-6030 and 818-324-2678 or constance@CaliforniaWaterBirth.com, californiawaterbirth.com. Offering Home birth, Water birth, Well-woman GYN care.

Marin - Joan Green, LM, marinmidwife@aol.com, www.marinmidwife.com, Practices in Marin and Sonoma Counties, 415-488-1406

Napa - Paula Schnebelt, CPM, LM (since 2005) - Practices in Napa, Lake, Sonoma, Solano, Mendocino, and Marin Counties, 707-287-2822, paula@heartofmidwifery.com, heartofmidwifery.com. Offering homebirth, waterbirth, doula, childbirth education, lactation support, breastpump rental, well-woman care, most other woman/childbirth related services.

Sebastopol - Dana Fox LM, 707-829-5094, dana@foxmidwifery.com, foxmidwifery.com. Services for pre-conception, homebirth, VBAC, postpartum and breastfeeding support for hospital births.

Sebastopol - Constance Miles, LM, CPM, RN, MA, CHT (since 1982) - Practices in Marin, Napa and Sonoma Counties, 707-874-2888,
moonsong@sonic.net, womensways.org, Offering homebirth, waterbirth, VBAC, doula, hypnosis, well-woman care, postpartum, breastfeeding support, cervical cap/diaphragm fittings.

Sebastopol - Shiela VanDerveer, LM, CPM, Comadres Midwifery - Practices in Sonoma, Napa and Marin Counties, 510-837-7299, info@comadresmidwifery.com, Provides traditional & comprehensive midwifery care for all forms of families within the childbearing year and beyond.  Services include: homebirth, waterbirth, VBAC, placenta preparation,  herbal/nutritional counseling/guidance, well woman care, fertility counseling/guidance, prenatal counseling/guidance, postpartum care, breastfeeding support and well baby care! 

Sebastopol - AManda Elderkin, CPM, LM, Elderkin Midwifery & Birth Services (since 2007). Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Alameda, San Francisco counties. 707.827.3085 raspberrymidwife@gmail.com "Homebirth, Waterbirth, Comprehensive Midwifery Care for the Childbearing Year, Newborn Care Classes, Birth Doula, Monitrice Services and Postpartum Doula Services. I welcome all forms of families."

Sebastopol - Colette Mercier, LM, CPM (since 2006). Practices in Sonoma, Napa, Marin and sometimes, Mendocino Counties. 510-390-4405. colettemercier.net. Offering Midwifery Care for the Prenatal, Birth and Postpartum periods. Homebirth, VBAC, Birth Doula, and Monitrice Services, Breastfeeding and Postpartum Support, Conception Services, including IUI's.

Sebastopol - Lara Sodergren, LM (16 years). Practices in Sonoma County. 707.823.4801 Offering Midwifery Care for homebirths, waterbirths, VBACs, fertility counseling and inseminations.  Also placental encapsulation, well woman care, prenatal counseling, breastfeeding support and well baby care. 

Offspring Birth Services - Brandi Lauher, LM, CPM & Kate Coletti, LM, CPM, CMT- Offspring offerings include homebirth, waterbirth, doula care, prenatal and postnatal yoga & massage, photgraphy, bellycasting, blessingways, mindful pregnancy and birthing classes, breastfeeding support.  Contact: 707-483-7061, info@offspringbirthservices.com, www.OffspringBirthServices.com

Ukiah - Monika Rosicka, LM, CPM, Tree of Life Midwifery Services - Practices in Mendocino, Lake and Sonoma Counties, 707-502-7440.  Offering Home birth, Child birth classes, Placenta encapsulation, hospital doula services, and natural family planning.

Stanislaus

Modesto - Lucinda Johnston-Chiszar, LM - Big Valley Midwives (since 1996) - Practices in Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Merced, and parts of Calaveras  209-521-7981,   lucindachiszar@yahoo.com, Comprehensive midwifery care for the childbearing year, VBAC, birth at home, prenatal and postpartum care.

Modesto - Jessica Johnson, LM, CPM (since 2011) - Stanislaus County, San Joaquin County, Merced County, Fresno Area, East Bay, Sierra Foothills.  209-482-8682, shudowhe@yahoo.com, www.ileabiamo.com, Midwifery, Monatrice, Prenatal Care only, Postpartum Care Only

Sutter

Please look in adjoining counties.

Tehama

Redding and Mount Shasta - Shasta Midwives - Sue Wolcott ND, LM, CPM, RN (since 1980) and Dena Burgess LM, CPM - Practice in Butte, Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehema, Trinity and Los Angeles Counties - 530-926-5395 in Mt. Shasta, 530-221-5506 in Redding, midwife@finestplanet.com, Pre-pregnancy counseling, homebirth, waterbirth, breastfeeding support and well women check ups.
Trinity

Redding and Mount Shasta - Shasta Midwives - Sue Wolcott ND, LM, CPM, RN (since 1980) and Dena Burgess LM, CPM - Practice in Butte, Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehema, Trinity and Los Angeles Counties - 530-926-5395 in Mt. Shasta, 530-221-5506 in Redding, midwife@finestplanet.com, Pre-pregnancy counseling, homebirth, waterbirth, breastfeeding support and well women check ups.

Tulare

Fresno - Detrah Hele, LM, CPM - Practices in Fresno, Madera, Merced, Tulare, and Kings Counties! Home Phone: (559) 221-7579  Cell Phone: (559) 285-5343, detrahhele@yahoo.com, Prenatal checks, birth, and postpartum visits, VBAC, waterbirth, breastfeeding support, doula.

Tuolumne

Please look in adjoining counties.

Ventura

Family Midwifery Service - Justine Ohta, LM, CPM - Practices in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties - 805-648-6234

Yolo

Cameron Park - Jennifer Brown LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 2007) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 530-306-3887, jenbmidwife@gmail.com, www.sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

Sacramento - Claudia Breglia LM, CPM, Born at Home. (since 1993) - Practices in El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties - 916-524-4036, claudiabreglia@gmail.com, www.sacramentohomebirth.com - homebirths, water birth and VBAC in the greater Sacramento area.

Sacramento - Fawn Gilbride LM, CPM, Sacramento Midwifery Services (since 1974) - Practices in Sacramento, Solano, Napa, Yolo and surrounding counties, 707-738-8747 or homebirthmidwife@sbcglobalhomebirthmidwife-fawn.com.  Offering homebirth, waterbirth, and well woman care.

Yuba

Please look in adjoining counties.

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Other California Referral Lists

I maintain a midwife referral list for the San Jose/South Bay Peer Review Group.

The California Association of Midwives maintains a referral list for all of California.
You can also call them at (800) 829-5791

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Here are 3 groups that are focused on the political issues of  Licensed Midwives.

Californians Advocating Licensed Midwifery
This group was organized by LMs to advocate for positive legislation for LMs.

California Citizens for Health Freedom
Frank Cuny has a lot of experience with California law pertaining to alternative health care practitioners.

California College of Domiciliary Midwives
Representing the Legal & Legislative Issues of California Licensed Midwives.
 

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More information about How to Find Midwives.

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