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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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

Incredible, life-changing care.  These ladies are not only dedicated, warm, and extremely knowledgeable, but they are contributing to a positive culture of birth that can be hard to come by in 2018, even in a city as “alternative” as Seattle.  I cannot recommend them enough.  Even if you are only just beginning to consider an out-of-hospital birth, talk to these folks and learn what’s possible.  We’ve been lucky enough to have four home births, assisted with love and care by Seattle Home Maternity.

Emily

I had the birth and postpartum experience of my dreams here. The two midwives at SHM, Heather and Katherine, are gentle, compassionate, skilled, and experienced. They operate as a team – when you meet with one it’s like you’ve met with both, because they are so communicative and detail-oriented. Midwives work tiring hours, and yet when you meet with them, they make you feel like you’re their only patient. I loved my quiet, private birth at the Columbia City birth center. Heather radiated confidence and competence and I felt safe and in control. Afterward, my newborn received all the same care … Read more

Kira

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
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