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Directory of Asian Midwives in the US

Please note that we are not an agency, we are a volunteer organization that lists practitioners that are interested in being a part of the Asian Birth Collective community.

Anjali Sardeshmukh

Alameda County/Contra Costa/ SF

Anjali is a 1st generation South Asian (Indian) community midwife. She learned midwifery in Miami, Florida and moved to the Bay Area in 2017.

Jeannie Choe, LM, CPM, IBCLC

Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano, Marin counties

I am a second generation Korean-American Licensed Midwife, Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and mom to two wonderful kids, both born at home with midwives. It is my privilege to provide holistic, culturally sensitive, and evidence-based care.

Daphne Vosberg Aldana

Caribbean/ Willing to Travel

I'm a Certified Professional Midwife and Licensed Midwife (WI) who strives to provide whole-person care, marrying aspects of clinical assessment and traditional, earth-based healing. I seek to support clients in their process of connecting with themselves as the experts in their own bodies and achieving their visions for the pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experiences.

Aimee Tom

East Bay Area

I am a Bay Area native, mother of two young adults, maker of comfort foods and leather earrings, and midwife striving to bring agency and empowerment back to birth. I believe in growing my own food, loving hard, and am constantly striving to find better work life balance.

Ashley Castillote

Federal Way, Washington

I have come into the birth space as a doula, as a birth assistant, as a primary student midwife catching the baby, and as a laboring person! I hope to encourage more AAPI birth workers and clients into this birth work too.

Esther Shin

Hartford County, Connecticut

I am passionate about women’s health’s and education! I also love to cook and eat :)

Hiroko Aoyagi

Los Angeles

Homebirth Licensed Midwife/ Doula Monitrice/ Placenta Encapslation Specialist/ Mother of Three

Sarah Van Buren

New York City

Offering Midwifery care in a collaborative CNM/MD setting

Cassie Hwa

Portland Oregon

Triage CNM at tertiary care center

Kelly Wong McGrath

SF Bay Area

I am a dual board-certified nurse midwife and primary care nurse practitioner, an international board-certified lactation consultant, and a mom of three young children.

Lena Wood

South Puget Sound, WA

I am a feminist midwife, Korean-American adoptee, clinical educator, and life-long reproductive justice advocate.

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