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 40 years in the Seattle area. Our years of experience – your pregnancy, your birth.

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


Just had my final visit with SHM and I am sad to leave their outstanding care. The midwives are deeply knowledgeable on all things pregnancy and birth, and they are exceptional educators. The environment is professional while also feeling like a big welcoming family. All questions and concerns of mine throughout pregnancy were answered promptly and thoroughly and with so much information provided during our in person visits and our communication via the online portal. We never had to wait to be seen for appointments as is common with traditional doctors offices, and the organization and clinic… Read more


They are the best birth team. They’ve been respectful of my wishes throughout the process. They will advocate for you to have the kind of birth you want. I had a complication-free home birth attended by their highly trained and qualified staff. It was a positive experience beginning to end. They are very balanced between a holistic approach and more active management when the situation calls for it. Prior to this pregnancy I had a miscarriage and the midwives at this practice were very compassionate, and made me feel supported and listened to. No regrets going with them, it was definitely th… Read more


This is a fantastic group of midwives. They are truly holistic in that they allow your birth to progress naturally while also having a strong sense of evidence based medical care. I always felt safe and that their care was in my and my baby’s best interest.

My first delivery was in a hospital and I wish I had gone with SHMS. My second delivery was at their Columbia City birth center. It was night and day the difference in a non-traumatic delivery, a comfortable environment, getting home quickly, better breastfeeding support, being listened to and encouraged and coached gently, and not rushing … Read more

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