Meet the team
Hello and welcome!
I'm likely the first voice you will hear when you come into care and I will be at the front desk for all of your appointments. I have worked for midwives for 5 years and I absolutely love my job.
I have two children whom I have delivered via midwives; one a beautiful hospital birth and the other, an empowering home birth.
Midwifery is very special to me and the experiences it brings to families. Being in the industry for the past 5 years, I have had the wonderful opportunity to see some families have 2 or 3 babies. And that, is what makes me love my job; watching families grow.
When I'm not at work, you can likely find me with my two children, Piper and Joey, either at the park or stumbling through the grocery store (I run into clients here every time). I really enjoy a good documentary or crime series on a rainy day or playing outside with my kids when the weather is warmer.
I can't wait to meet you and your family!
Born and raised on the beautiful Gold Coast in Australia, I completed my Bachelor of Nursing in 2005, and my Master of Midwifery in 2007 at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia.
Midwifery became a passion of mine early on in life, and was consolidated through the birth of my own children in 1999 and 2002. I was enamored by the process of pregnancy and childbirth, and felt a strong desire to further connect with and work with people during this incredible time in their lives.
When not working, my passion lies with music (especially live shows), cooking, travelling, camping, and enjoying the beautiful Canadian outdoors with my kids.
I look forward to sharing in and supporting you through your journey into parenthood, which I truly believe is the best thing we ever achieve!
I was born and raised in North Vancouver. I attended UBC where I attained my undergrad in psychology. In my third year at UBC I started to get involved in the world of birth, attending low income clients in labour as a doula. I will never forget my first birth, and on my way home in the early morning hours, I knew I wanted to be a Midwife. I received my Midwifery degree from Laurentian University in Ontario and moved back to BC for my first year of practice.
Midwifery is not only my job but my passion. I believe individuals, not health care providers, are the best decision makers for themselves, their families, and their babies. It is important to me that all clients receive inclusive, educational and holistic care that is both safe and personal.
After delivering my own baby in 2018 I feel more strongly than ever that pregnancy, birth, and parenthood are life changing. It is a great honour to continue to welcome new life into this world and walk alongside families as they grow and e
My love for birth started when I was a child; my mother would go to all of the births in our family as she was unofficially the designated birth coach for everyone! She would come home and tell us about the births and I remember being fascinated by it all. I tagged along to the birth of my cousin when I was 11 and I was enthralled with the process. I had my first child at 21 years of age, and recruited an awesome midwife who helped me navigate pregnancy and birth. When I had my second child, I decided that midwifery was calling me, and so I went for it! I now have four children, and finally, a midwifery degree!
My goal is to provide evidence based care, while offering compassion and empathy, and a little bit of laughter along the way. My favorite thing about midwifery is getting to know families and their stories, watching them learn, change and then birth their babies and become parents to a new tiny person! I am also a Metis’ person and hope to add some culturally aware care and support to our indigenous birthing people. I was placed with the Chilliwack Midwifery group during my second year of my midwifery education, and I fell in love with the community and the families. Thank you so much for welcoming me and my family into your community. I am looking forward to getting to know you all and being a part of this incredible journey that we call pregnancy, birth, and postpartum!
I’ve been a midwife since 2005. I grew up in Toronto and moved to a smaller community which suited us perfectly. I’ve been working in a small city with many urban and rural families. My experience caring for Old Order Mennonite and Amish and new immigrant families allowed me to tailor my care to families with needs that may be different from my own.
I enjoy travelling, wildlife watching and may have a house plant addiction. I really enjoy nurturing young plants and find it so rewarding when a plant flowers for me!
I have been to visit Chilliwack many times and I think this is a perfect opportunity for me to join Chilliwack Midwifery Group and experience life and midwifery care in British Columbia.
I look forward to meeting you and your sweet sweet babies!
I believe the birth process is an intimate and sacred event that I have the highest respect for. I am so grateful to my preceptors and the families and women in their care for being my mentors and teachers in my journey to becoming a midwife.
I have always been fascinated by birth and motherhood. After 5 years of unexplained infertility, I have had the honor of birthing 4 wonderful human beings into this world and both of these stories deeply shape who I am today. Becoming a mother has been the most incredible journey I have been on. Support through the highs and lows of life and motherhood from the community around me has been essential. I hope to be a small part of the community around you as you find your own strength and wisdom on your own path.
I am always in awe at the strength and power a woman shows during pregnancy, labour and birth and feel privileged to accompany and care for you through this very special time in your life. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your story.
Midwifery encompasses all that I value in life – a profession that enables me to use my hands, head, and heart – a balance between holistic health, modern medicine, and intuitive wisdom.
A Doula, Childbirth Educator and Breastfeeding Counsellor since 2000, I enjoy teaching, building relationships, and supporting families in my community. In 2001 under the care of midwives, I gave birth by cesarean section to our baby boy.
The experience strengthened my desire to help normalize birth, ease the fears surrounding it, and help families through the transition into parenthood.