Let our experience be your guide

Let our experience be your guide

We are a practice of Certified Professional Midwives who are licensed in Washington and have been safely delivering babies for over 30 years in the Seattle area. Our years of experience – your pregnancy, your birth.

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We accept most insurance

Most home and birth center births are covered by private insurance or DSHS/Medicaid. Please contact us to learn more about your coverage.


Testimonials

Hello to Marge, Heather, (& Suzy) –

We thought of you all on June 30th as we celebrated Elias Pablo’s 6th birthday. His birth in the snug little basement of SHM was transformative. We send our love to you all on this day every year.

We are currently living in Kinshasa, DRCongo, have added Marja Lucy, age 2, to the family, and are all doing quite well. Some of my work involves a prenatal clinic system in the city and I am constantly reminded that with the minimum of equipment, a good understanding of the basics, and community support, safe, transformative birth can and should be extended to eve… Read more

Jill H, Johan G, Elias & Marja

Words cannot express the gratitude we have for the countless hours of compassion you devoted to us on the journey to making our family. We are so grateful to have had such friendly, competent, patient and kind assistance with the birth of our daughter. Thank you so much for having helped to make this the most memorable experience of our lives.

Kristy and Ray, parents of Nyree

Our original reason for choosing Seattle Home Maternity was merely because it was the only south-end home birth choice we had with our insurance. However, after our experience, I feel the need to proclaim just how amazing and impressive it is. In the months leading up to birth, the care and screening was great, but for right now I would like to focus on Heather Chorley’s care during labor.

Lei’s water broke a full day before labor began, and while the hospital requested we come in for induction, Heather monitored both mother and baby for safety and gave us the information we needed to make the… Read more

Joshua, Lei, and Kazune
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