Welcome to North Texas Midwives Association
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Introducing our Midwifery Members

Our members all practice independently. Please click through and read more about them and their practice philosophy. Each Midwife Member has their contact information listed, please contact them directly as they are happy to answer any questions and tell you more about their practice.

Roxanne Anderson, LM, CPM

Home Birth Midwife

 

I first became a midwife in 1989, right here in DFW. During my training in the 1980s, I had the privilege of a traditional apprenticeship in Texas with many senior midwives who were pioneers in this state and the nation. Watching their intuitive and natural style of attending women based on years of experience, I quickly developed my own appreciation of the natural childbirth process as God created it, and the amazing ability of women to deliver their babies when given the right information and support.  [more]

Keisha Baker, LM, CPM

Dallas Birth

 

My journey in supporting families and babies began with an undergraduate degree in psychology with a focus in early childhood development from California Baptist University. In my last semester of college my husband and I found out we were expecting a baby boy. After experiencing a less than empowering hospital birth (with a beach view, might I add),more]

Kim Daly, LM, CPM

Grapevine Birthing Center

 

I have been passionate about natural birth even before becoming pregnant with my first son 10 years ago. It would be years later before I recognized that early passion as a calling on my life.

My husband, Michael and I have three sons, all birthed naturally, with three different types of providers; including an OB in the hospital, a hospital water birth with a Midwife and my last son, born at home with the assistance of a midwife. After "catching" my own baby in the water at home I would soon feel that tug on my heart to help other women experience the gentle care and beautiful birth that had changed my life. [more]

Jolene Finley, LM, CPM

 

 Birth is a natural sequence of events, It is not a sickness that needs to be treated.
I believe that EVERY mother should have the opportunity to be able to birth her baby in a safe, happy, and supportive environment.   [more]

Molly Germash, LM,CPM

Heart's Desire Midwifery Care

 

I am an enthusiastic Midwife with over 20 years of experience. I am dedicated to providing customized care and I attract a wide variety of clientele – from local women thrilled to have their dream midwife so close by, to those coming from far and wide, including out of state and even out of the country.

 

I am best known for doing a great job for women who have special needs.  [more]

 

Terry Gyde, LM, CPM

Born2BaBlessing Birth Center

 

My name is Terry Gyde. I am married to a wonderfully faithful man. God has blessed us with 5 children and 15 grandchildren that were all born to be a blessing!  My own births were each different and challenging in their own ways. They included forceps, an epidural, a c-section with my twins, an all natural VBAC, a miscarriage and a full-term loss. This personal history has given me great compassion and experience to help woman in many different circumstances.. [more]

Becky Hines, LM, CPM

Dallas Birth

 

My journey to become a midwife has been one that took me from one end of the spectrum to another, allowing me to see all different facets of the birth world.                                         

 

Before becoming a midwife, I worked as a hospital and office nurse for over 17 years, witnessing and caring for women in that capacity.

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Danielle Hogan, LM, CPM

 

My name is Danielle Hogan.  I am a Certified Professional Midwife serving the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.  I am privileged to offer both birth center and home birth.

 

 If you were to ask me when did your love for birth begin; I would have to say it has always been.  The Lord planted a love for birth in my DNA. [more]

Lincey Knox, LM,CPM

Heartstrings Midwifery

 

It is a pleasure to introduce myself and to share my passion for woman centered maternity care with you. Every woman deserves the opportunity to receive personalized, experienced, holistic care during her pregnancy, labor, and birth. This is what I strive to provide to the women I care for. My name is Lincey Knox and I am a homebirth midwife serving families in the DFW area. I offer comprehensive, experienced prenatal care for women through their entire pregnancy and care during the labor and birthing process. [more]

Cori Lively, LM, CPM

Barefoot Midwifery

 

My name is Cori Lively.  I am a midwife serving all of Dallas & surrounding areas. I specialize in homebirth services and blending the art of traditional midwifery with current research to provide safe care.  I feel that my presence is not to direct you in your care and choices, but instead to walk beside you on your journey. Whether I am checking your blood pressure, feeling the baby’s position, listening to your baby’s heartbeat, educating you on natural health, or going over optimal nutrition with you, I want you to feel free to ask questions, learn, question some more, and be in charge of your experience.[more]
 

Kathaleen May, LM, CPM

All About Babies Birth Center

 

My name is Kathaleen May. My husband, Paul, and I are the proud parents of 9 children (5 girls, 4 boys, ages 20-40) and at this time grandparents of 11 (and more coming!) grandchildren. I have had many experiences myself with birthing from emergency C-sections to a wonderful homebirth.   [more]

Donna Miller, LM, CPM

Grapevine Birthing Center

 

I have had the privilege of being with families as they birth their babies for the past 38 years, attending approximately 3000 births.  I am a staff midwife at Grapevine Birthing Center offering both birth center and home birth options.   I have met many wonderful families and have seen women find their strength in giving birth completely naturally. What a joy it is to be involved with women as they labor, knowing that out of their hard work will come such satisfaction! [more]

 

Melinda Pond, LM, CPM

 

I have been married for 24 years. In that time, I have been blessed with 6 daughters and 2 sons. With each child, I experienced very different pregnancies and births. My children have been born in a hospital and at home, with an epidural and through unmedicated births, in the water, and through the process of adoption.[more]

 

Karen Quigley, LM, CPM

Family Birth Services

 

I have  30 years experience in  maternal health.  I began my journey as a childbirth educator ,Doula and Birth assist and today I am CPM, LM and IBCLC.
 
"The simple heart of my practice is to give skilled, compassionate and comprehensive care for Mother, Babe, and family ."  [more]

Tina Rowe, LM, CPM

Heavenly Hands Birth Center

 

Serving mothers since 2002 as a doula and midwife, it is my honor to empower families to experience natural childbirth in a warm loving environment. I believe in a woman's body to deliver a baby naturally and safely in the setting of her choice. I have a birthing center in Rockwall and also attend home births. I am a Christian and for those who share my faith, I love to bring prayer and praise to the birth I am invited to assist. As my midwife taught me years ago, if a woman is allowed to make her own healthcare choices, most births can be a beautiful and non-invasive celebration of life! [more]

Ashley Stanton, LM, CPM

Fort Worth Midwifery

 

My journey to becoming a midwife began when the birth of my first child at a local hospital left me heartbroken and traumatized. I had been in school to become a nurse and decided that was not what I wanted any longer. So I became a Doula and then later started my midwifery training. During midwifery school I became pregnant with my second child and had a redemptive home birth with a midwife. [more]

Bethany Stricker, LM, CPM

Bethany Stricker Midwifery

 

Bethany Stricker is a Certified Professional Midwife and Licensed Midwife in Texas. Her goal is to bring personal, safe, holistic care to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Many women go through the birthing process without a full understanding of what their care providers are recommending for their bodies and their babies.. [more]

Kristine Tawater, LM, CPM

Dallas Birth Center

 

I am a mother to 5 beautiful & challenging children. Three were born at home into the hands of midwives & my husband and my journey started there when my eyes were opened to a most beautiful way to welcome a new baby. Birth is such a normal process and it works so well when the mother is allowed to follow her instincts through birthing her baby. [more]

Becky Thorp, LM, CPM, CCE

Family Birth Services

 

My name is Becky Thorp. Being born at home myself, midwifery was a familiar subject in my family. I have always had a love for babies and a heart for serving women and families. I am a licensed midwife in Texas, a Certified Professional midwife (certified by the North American Registry of Midwives, and a certified doula and childbirth educator (certified through Charis Childbirth).

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Kim Watkins LM, CPM

A Blessed Birth Midwifery


Midwives are the experts in normal birth, and combine time honored traditional skills with the most current evidence based practices for the healthiest and most satisfying experience possible. Midwives have been trusted healers in their communities' world wide for thousands of years and excel at making this welcoming time for a new child a safe, family centered event of joy and blessing, weaving the threads of hope and new life into the fabric of your current family. We understand that birth and parenting are transformative experiences! It is my great joy to walk this journey with the families I am privileged to serve. [more]

Margie Wallis, LM, CPM

Frisco Birth Center

 

Preparing for the birth of your baby can be overwhelming and a bit scary.  I love to join expectant families on the adventure, and help them birth confidently.  Birthing in your home or our birth center is both safe and satisfying as we provide care customized to your unique needs and preferences.  .. (more)

Lisa Thomas Welch, LM, CPM

Family Birth Services

 

Every new mom has lots of questions! I love explaining the different options and concepts intrinsic to maternity care, thereby giving you the opportunity to make a truly informed decision. Understanding that every woman’s needs are as individual as the baby she carries, I endeavor to offer an experience blending both competent care and personal courtesy. I especially delight in serving women expecting their first baby or planning their first out-of-hospital birth! Watching the hand of God in my client’s lives as they walk through this new and amazing journey is a tremendous blessing to me.. (more)

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