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Bekah Ghent

My journey to midwifery began a few years after high school on an exploratory trip to east Africa where I visited a family friend who was a midwife in Rwanda. It was there, in the slums of Kigali, that I attended my first birth. I was …

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Kim Cleland

I grew up on a farm in rural Norfolk County, Ontario. I was sixteen when I decided that midwifery was my calling. I liked the emphasis on holistic health care, normal birth, and women making their own choices during their pregnancy. I spent the rest of …

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Kimberley Tigani

My interest in midwifery began when I was encouraged by a friend to seek out midwifery care with my own pregnancy in 2005. I did not know what midwives did or how they worked and so when I approached them for care, I had no idea …

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Sevanne Carpenter

It was during the pregnancy and birth of my first child that I decided midwifery was the career for me. During this time, I became passionate about the importance of feeling safe, respected, and being able to make my own decisions during pregnancy and childbirth. Weeks …

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Second Attendants

Amy Hastings

My journey into the birth world started in 2002 when a family I was a nanny for hired a doula. I was immediately fascinated with the idea and knew it was an avenue I wanted to explore. In 2008 while living in Calgary, AB, I completed …

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Chantal Gowing

I was born and raised in Haldimand County where I am currently living with my husband and our four children, all of whom were delivered in the care of midwifery. Through the journey of becoming a mother, I realized my passion for the entire birth experience. …

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Jessica Wojtkowiak

I was born and raised in Oxford County and moved to Norfolk county where I married my best friend and we are now raising our two sons. After navigating my own birth journeys, I became empowered to mentor and support birthing families. Since 2017, I have …

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Mariana Wheeler ~ On Leave

As a mother I know first hand of the important role that midwifery care plays in our community, and could not be more proud to be contributing to that care.  I was born in Brazil but have lived in Ontario since I was a baby. For …

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Administration

Andrea Bellinger

I was born and raised in Northern Ontario. Caring for children and becoming a mother has always been a great desire. Norfolk has been my home since 2004 and I have been blessed with three teenage boys. It is a great honour to be able to …

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