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Alma Midwifery
Laura Erickson, CPM LM

Pamela Echeverio, CPM LM
Kate Howe, CPM LM

1608 SE Ankeny Street
Portland, OR 97214
Phone: 503-233-3001
Fax: 503-233-7686
Email: midwives@almamidwifery.com
The Alma midwives follow the Midwifery Model of Care, which is based on the fact that pregnancy and birth are normal life processes. We offer homebirth, birth center, and waterbirth options in the greater Portland area. Our birth center is a warm, inviting space located in a lovely three-story house centrally located in Portland, and features three spacious birthing suites, each with its own built in birthing tub and bathroom. 10/09

Andaluz Waterbirth Center
Portland Center
3323 SW Naito Pkwy
Portland, OR 97239
Tualatin Center
19255 SW 65th Ave. ste. 220
Tualatin, OR 97062
Main Line: 503-885-0228
Website: www.waterbirth.net
Receive personal and loving care in a warm environment from highly qualified midwives. We will attend your birth at one of our lovely birth centers or your home. With over 2,700 birth experiences, we provide you with care that respects you and responds to your individual needs. Prenatal, birth and postpartum care that is both safe and sensitive for you and your baby. We give you the time you deserve. Time for you, your new baby and your family. Call to schedule your free consultation with a certified professional midwife. Gently...Safely...Naturally. 11/09

Balanced Birth Midwifery
Ellie Legare LDM, CPM and Heather Hack LDM, CPM
6245 E. Burnside Ave.
Portland, OR  97215
fax:  503-234-2221
We are experienced midwives who provide individualized care for the childbearing year.  Services include comprehensive prenatal care, water birth, home birth, postpartum care for both mama and baby, breastfeeding support, childbirth education classes, herbal remedies, belly casting, and placental encapsulation.  Call us for a free consultation. 3/10

By Her Side Midwifery
Lucina Armstrong LDM, CPM
Spanish Bilingual
Supporting women and families in creating healthy, holistic pregnancy and birth experiences by providing high-quality, personalized care based on informed choice. I maintain a balance between the ancient, woman-centered art of midwifery and the most up-to-date, evidence-based practices. Offering in-home, comprehensive prenatal, labor, birth, and post-partum care, including waterbirth option. 2/09

Creative Space Midwifery
Marilyn Milestone, LDEM, CPM
Beth Sagli, CPM
5400 NE 30th Ave., Ste 105
Portland, OR  97217
We offer complete prenatal, birth and postpartum care for the childbearing year in our welcoming NE Portland office.  We blend experience, intuition and hands-on skills to facilitate gentle, mother-directed births.  We believe birth at home is safe for mothers and babies.9/08

Full Bloom Midwifery
Kelli McIntosh, CPM, DEM
Portland, OR
Phone: 503-652-0645
Email: kelli@fullbloommidwifery.com
Personalized and nurturing care in the prenatal and postpartum period. Complete prenatal and postpartum care, waterbirth and homebirth. 

A Gentle Beginning
Catherine Schaefer ND CNM
Nora Tallman ND CNM

Phone: 503.263.2058
Fax: 503.263.3655
Email: agentlebeginning@web-ster.com
Web site:www.agentlebeginning.com
We embrace birth as a normal process in a woman’s life, working with each family individually to build trust in a woman’s ability to give birth naturally; offering support through our specialized birth classes and 25 years of experience attending homebirths and waterbirths as Certified Nurse Midwives and Naturopathic Physicians. 9/10

Happy Belly Midwifery
Tarrin Fletcher, CPM, LDM
Phone: 503-781-4037
Fax: 503-639-6509
Email: happybellymidwife@yahoo.com
We serve the Portland metro and surrounding areas.
Services include: Homebirth, Waterbirth, Individualized Prenatal Care, Newborn Exams, Breastfeeding Support, Prenatal and Postpartum home visits, Well Woman Care, and Birth tubs. We are there to guide you through pregnancy and birth and empower you to make the decisions regarding your care. 5/10

Let It Be Midwifery
Sally Acosta, CPM, DEM
Portland, OR
(503) 757-3045
A home birth midwifery practice, offering individualized, holistic care during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period.  I assist women in reclaiming the wonder and joy that are inherent in birthing new life into their own hands.4/11

Motherseed Midwifery
Amy Tonkin Smith, CPM
Ondra Watson, CPM LDM

Phone: 503-312-9461 & 503-709-8911
Email: info@motherseedmidwifery.com
Website: www.motherseedmidwifery.com
Our services include complete prenatal care, nutritional counseling, home-birth, postpartum care for mom and baby and breastfeeding support. We specialize in home-births, water-birth, VBAC's (vaginal birth after cesarean). All of our services are provided in the privacy and comfort of your own home and we offer a free consultation visit. 5/10

Nest Midwifery, LLC
Kimberly Kincade CPM, LDM
Laurie Perron-Mednick CPM, ICCE
2225 NE MLK Blvd
Portland, OR 97212
Phone: 503-515-8711
Email: Homebirth@Nest-Midwifery.com
Web site: Nest-Midwifery.com
Believing that women's bodies are fantastically built to grow healthy babies and give birth safely,  we trust the birthing process while diligently assessing the well-being of both mother and baby.  We laugh often, enjoying our work and each other. Nest Midwifery-At Home With the Nature of Birth. 9/10

Northwest Community Midwives
Susan Moray, CPM, LDM
Portland, Oregon
Phone: 503-230-2831
Website: nwmidwives.com
NW Community Midwives view pregnancy and birth as a sacred passage - a fundamentally healthy process, not an institutional medical event. We help women and their partner claim trust in the body's ability to safely and dependably give birth while promoting wellness and positive attitudes about birth and parenting.

Right At Home Midwifery Services
Ellie Legare, LDM, CPM
Phone: 503-314-9186
Email: ellie@rightathomemidwifery.com
Website: www.rightathomemidwifery.com
I believe birth is a natural and special event. I offer complete midwifery care including prenatal care, homebirth, waterbirth, postpartum care and baby care. I also provide well woman gyn care and organic herbal products.

Sprouting Hope Midwifery
Margy Porter, CPM, LDM, ICCE
470 SE Morgan Lane
McMinnville, OR   97128
503-560-2374 cell
I provide comprehensive midwifery care, including in-home appointments, specializing in waterbirth and breastfeeding support. The cornerstones of my practice are individualized, compassionate care and informed decision-making. Free consultations.1/09

Marcia Strickland, Direct Entry Midwife
Portland, OR
Email: marvymar1@yahoo.com
l 2/09

Two Rivers Midwifery
Silke Akerson, CPM, LDM (503)705-5060
E-mail: silkeakerson@yahoo.com
Website: www.tworiversmidwifery.com
Two Rivers Midwifery offers personalized and respectful home birth care, preconception care, and herbal consultation. We work as a team of two skilled midwives, supporting and guiding you through your pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. Our initial consultation is free. We’re happy to talk about your plans and options for prenatal care, birth and beyond. We are honored to share in the growth of your family. Se habla Espanol. 12/11

Vivante Midwifery & Women's Health
Linda Glenn, CNM, PMHNP, MPH, MN
Wendy Gordon, CPM, LDM
Laura Bartko, CNM
Sarah Hainley, CPM, LDM
2928 SE Hawthorne, Suite 107
Portland, Oregon 97214
Phone: 503-652-8076
Email: info@vivantemidwifery.com
Website: www.vivantemidwifery.com
Vivante Midwifery offers homebirth services in the Portland metro area, including prenatal care, labor and birth/ waterbirth, postpartum care for mother/ baby, and gynecology services. We are a unique collaborative practice of Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM) and Certified Professional Midwives (CPM), and we are covered by most insurance providers. 4/10

The Village Midwife
Sarah Taylor, LDEM
3821 NE MLK Portland Or, 97212. 
Phone:  503-805-4680
Email:  Villagemidwife@gmail.com
Website:  Villagemidwife.com
Women who find themselves pregnant and in need of prenatal care are invited to the clinic for health care,  childbirth education, and support. The village midwife is a non profit organization committed to universal health care for all pregnant women.  Based in Portland, Oregon through a clinic of volunteer licensed midwives, offering
donation based pre-natal care and support for hospital births, home births, and on site birthing center.

Birthdance Midwifery
Jennifer Childress, LDM CPM
Nehalem Oregon
503 801-4078

Linda Glenn, CNM
Oregon Health & Science Univ, SN-5S
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR 97201

RoseHip Midwifery
Heather Hack LDM, CPM
6738 SE 62nd Ave.
Portland, OR  97206
503-504-0885 3/10


Greater Portland Area

Aurora Women's Health and Midwifery Services
Susie Corcoran CNM
Women's Health and Midwifery Services serves women in Home and Birth-Center birth, as well as ongoing women's health care. We are dedicated to providing high quality personlized care to each client and family and believe in optimizing the birth experience through enhancing health from a holistic perspective. We understand that health is not just a physical condition, but one that onvolves the heart and community as well. As Certified Nurse-Midwives we are able to care for women across the lifespan by integrating modern medicine with traditional and natural approaches.

Columbia Gorge Midwifery
Lynette Tilley CPM,LDM
Hood River, Oregon
Phone: 451-490-3140
Email: mamascompanion@earthlink.net
Website: www.cgmidwifery.com
Providing homebirth,waterbirth, comprehensive prenatal and postpartum care for women and families of the Mid-Columbia Gorge Region. Free consultation available.

Heart of a Woman Midwifery Services
Kori L Muth
1510 Ohlson Rd
Gladstone, Or 97027
Phone: 503-944-9962
At heart of a woman we are more than homebirth. We take the time to answer your questions and listen to your concerns. You decide how you want your labor and birth to proceed. We allow nature to take its course and allow pregnancy and labor to develop without intervention. Everything we do is for the comfort, health and well-being of our moms and their babies.

Full Moon Midwifery
Celeste Kersey, CPM
Canby, Oregon
Phone:: 503- 651-2627
Email:  organicbabies@Juno.com
Website: www.fullmoon-midwifery.com
I am committed to the sacredness of birth. My intention is to provide wholistic care for pregnant and birthing women by attending to the physical, emotional and spiritual parts of this process. I offer complete prenatal and postpartum care which is individualized for each woman and her family's needs. 2/10

Katherine Zieman, ND
22400 SE Stark Street
Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: 503-665-3888
I am a Naturopathic Family Physician as well as a midwife, which means I can catch babies and then care for hem and their families as they grow. I use herbal medicine, homeopathy, and nutrition to treat most ailments in pregnancy, birth, and family health including pediatrics and women's health.

A Woman's Point of View
Maryl Smith CPM, LDM
Madrona Bourdeau CPM, LDM
3230 SW 198th Ave.
Aloha, OR 97007

Zion Midwifery
Desiree LeFave, CPM, LDM 
408 S Center St,
Newberg, Oregon 97132

Salem -Albany Area

Motherbaby Midwifery
Lennon Clark, CPM
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 999-1641
Motherbaby Midwifery provides comprehensive homebirth midwifery care, with an emphasis on gentle, family centered birth, evidence-based practices, and personalized care with full informed choice.  Extensive waterbirth and VBAC experience.  Free consultations available.9/10

Memorable Arrivals
Autumn Bliege
(541) 570-8555
Albany/Eugene area
The birth of your baby is sacred. It is one of the most treasured times that you will have in your life. We want nothing less than to give you the care, support, and awknowledgement of trusting your body to bring a baby into the world.   OHP, trade and other insurances accepted.  3/10

Birth With Love
Betty Griffith, LDM
7745 Sunnyside Rd SE
Salem, OR 97306
503- 362-2791

Circle of Life Midwifery Services
Pamela C Hines-Powell, CPM, LDM
Salem, OR 97302
503- 364-7359

Growing Family Midwifery
Debbie Cowart, CPM, LDM
144 W Grant St, Lebanon OR 97355
541-401-2658 9.09

Gentle Beginnings Midwifery Care
Lisa Lehrer, CPM, LDM
Meredith Weir, CPM
712 NW 12th St
Corvallis, Oregon 97330

Midvalley Birthing Services
Carol Severson, LDM, CPM



Midwifery Care
Colleen Forbes, CPM, LDM
4 North Grand
Eugene, OR 97402
Phone: 541-302-8008
Email: colleen@homemidwiferycare.com1/09

Ten Moons Rising Midwifery Services
Elise Hansen, CPM, LDM
Eugene, Oregon
Phone: 541-953-8673
Email: elise@tenmoonsmidwifery.com
Website: www.tenmoonsmidwifery.com
se habla espanol
Supporting Gentle, Non-interventive Birth, homebirth services, complete in-home prenatal care, newborn care through six weeks, water labor and birth, childbirth education classes, hospital and birth center labor support and breastfeeding support. 8/10

Carla Viles, DEM
Eugene, OR 97402
Phone: 541- 688-7116
Email: sfp@efn.org
Give birth in the safety and comfort of your home supported by an experienced community midwife.
Complete prenatal and postpartum care personalized to meet the needs of your family.
Waterbirth * VBAC * Special Circumstances
sliding scale fee ~~~ some insurance accepted

Modern Midwifery Care
Sarah Macrorie, DEM
Email: info@modernmidwiferycare.com
Website: www.modernmidwiferycare.com

Margie Houck, CPM, LDM
28631 Southerlin Lane
Eugene, OR 97405
Phone: 541-485-4697 6/09

Indigo Moon Midwifery
Renée Bisnaire CPM, LDM
82087 Lost Creek Rd.
Dexter, OR 97431
Phone: 541 937 2437 6/09

Flower of Life Midwifery
Amanda Moore, Midwife
1955 Graham Dr
Eugene, OR. 97405
Phone: 541-520-8394 6/09

Sacred Waters Birthing Center
Anita Rojas, CPM, LM
2035 W. 12th Ave
Phone: 541-344-7974
Fax: 541-344-7763

Central and Eastern Oregon

Beautiful Blessings Midwifery and Birth Services
Tiffany Sutphin DEM
Email: tesutphin@yahoo.com
Phone: 541-788-0689
I am blessed to say that I have been able to attend births as a Doula, Midwife, Friend, and Companion for 14 years. I have attended 90+ births and truly believe in a womans ability to be in charge of her body, baby, birth, and environment. I look forward to talking and meeting with you. Many Blessings.

Deschutes Midwifery
Janette Gyesky, Licensed and Certified Professional Midwife
375 NE Franklin Ave. Suite G
Bend, OR. 97702
Phone: 541-480-1401
Email: Deschutesmidwifery@gmail.com
Website: www.deschutesmidwifery.com
Evidence-Based Care for Pregnancy, Birth, Postpartum and the Newborn. Modern Obstetrical Tests Offered. Oregon Health Plan Welcome. Sliding Scale for Cash Payments. Birth Tubs. Call for a free consultation.

MotherThyme Midwifery
Katherine Rusch, Midwife
Bend, OR 97707
(407) 873-9174 
Free Prenatal Care and Affordable Homebirth by Student, New and Experienced Midwives in Central Oregon. 8/11

Nicole Tucker, CPM, LDM
464 NE Norton Ave.
Bend Oregon 97701
Phone: (541) 318-6961
Email: info@motherwisebirth.com
Web site: www.motherwisebirth.com
Offering nurturing, holistic care for pregnancy, birth and beyond. We feel blessed to get to be apart of a growing family’s care. We offer complete prenatal care, homebirth or birth center, postpartum care for the new mom and baby. Primary care for the whole family also available. Most insurance accepted. Please call to schedule your free consultation.  

Tanya Walker, CPM
Bend, Oregon
Phone: 541-788-8040
Email: birthingwithtanya@yahoo.com
Offering a gentle, nurturing and safe alternative to growing families.  We believe in the Midwifery Model of Care which is based on the fact that Pregnancy and Birth are normal, healthy functions.  Homebirth and Water Birth Options.  Call now for a free 1 hr consultation. 9.09

Migrating Stork Midwifery
Susan Bender, CPM LDM
64463 Wolf Creek Lane
North Powder, OR  97867
Phone: 541-898-2417 Cell: 541-805-9163


Home Sweet Home Birth
Cynthia Luxford, LDM, CPM
3013 N North Bank Rd
Otis, OR 97368

Corianne Ogburn, LDM,CPM

1102 NE Newport Heights Drive
Newport OR  97365
serving the midcoast Newport to Florence to Corvallis 4/09

Southern Oregon

Circle Midwifery
Brandy MacDonald, LDM, CPM
Ashland, OR
Phone: 541-778-8044
Fax: 541-482-8202
Email: brandy@circlemidwifery.com
Website: http://www.circlemidwifery.com/
I am a licensed midwife who provides a safe, peaceful, personal, and empowering birth experience. I believe that gentle birth will effect positive change in the world. My services include complete midwifery care, homebirth, wellness counseling, water-birth, preconception counseling, at-home insemination, labor support, and post partum care services. OHP/Insurance accepted.

Kalista Wellness Center
Wendy Hale, ND
924 E. Jackson St.
Medford, OR 97504
Office (541)779-0100
Wendy is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Midwife.   She uses holistic
care and traditional medicine, to provide a safe and nurturing environment for mother and baby. Providing services well beyond the birth experience, Wendy also specializes in pediatrics, women's health and whole family care.
In-network with most insurance providers. 4/13

Oak Grove Midwifery
Rachelle Canady, CPM, Jenn Head, CPM, LM, Jessica "Veege" Ruediger, CPM
Ashland, OR 97520
Fax: 888-234-0779
We embrace the journey of the childbearing year, from pregnancy through birth and breastfeeding as a normal, natural process.Oak Grove Midwifery is a group practice of midwives and doulas who have assisted mothers and caught healthy, beautiful babies in homes, birth centers, and hospitals on three continents. 1/12

Wise Women Care Associates
Augustine Colebrook, CPM, LM
P.O. Box 2 Medford, OR 97501
Phone: 541-840-0706
Email: Artofbirthing1@yahoo.com

Blessed Birth
Elaine Taylor, CPM, LDM
1080 NE Hefley St.
Grants Pass, Or 97526
Phone: 541-955-5125

Laura Roe, CPM, LDM
487 Rock Street
Ashland, Oregon 97520
Phone: 541- 482-6067 6/09



































































































































































































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