I am so excited to be joining the team of midwives at Born Midwives. I grew up in St. Jacobs, so I am familiar with the area and am excited to be staying close to home. Prior to becoming a midwife, I completed my Bachelor’s of Science in Health Studies at the University of Waterloo. Throughout my training in the Midwifery Education Program, I had placements in Kitchener-Waterloo, Brantford, and Guelph where I spent time learning from a number of different health professionals, including midwives, pelvic floor physiotherapists, obstetricians, lactation consultants, and nurses. In my free time I enjoy going for hikes with my husband and German Shepard and working in a large garden that we have at my mother-in-law’s.
I was delivered at home by a midwife and grew up hearing many stories about the amazing experiences my mother had with all the midwives she used for her three home births. So when considering where to enter the health field, midwifery seemed like a good path for me. I am passionate about women’s reproductive health, the support for women through pregnancy, and the postpartum period. I am excited to be working at Born Midwives and look forward to meeting each one of you and sharing in your journey!