Laurels

Best Midwives
in San Diego
2021

Why These Midwives?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Diego Midwives on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Best Start Birth Center

Best Start Birth Center is a midwifery practice established in 1989. The business is located in San Diego and is led by a team of midwives with a holistic, family-oriented focus. The center specializes in family-centered water birth, natural physiologic birth, midwifery services, preconception planning, prenatal and postpartum care, and family planning services. Well woman and gynecological care, similar to ob-gyn care, is also provided by certified nurse-midwives. The center is state licensed and nationally accredited.

3630 Enterprise St
San Diego, CA 92110

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La Rosa Midwifery

Dedicated to educating and taking care of women during postpartum, birth, labor, and prenatal stages of life, La Rosa Midwifery offers a holistic and alternative health and wellness in-home service based in Riverside. Owned and operated by Alicia Hubbell, she focuses on bringing education and knowledge during each birth process while supporting each new family. Alicia provides services that include breastfeeding support and education, water birth, free pregnancy tests, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), postpartum care for mothers and babies, prenatal care, monitrice services, and more. Alicia is a Certified Professional Midwife by the North American Registry of Midwives and is Licensed Midwife by the Medical Board of California.

Chula Vista, CA 91911

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Lavender Moon, Inc.

Owned and operated by Michele Kazmier since 2014, Lavender Moon, Inc. currently offers midwifery services for Cap Medical Group, Inc., which is based in Encitas. Their previous services included home and birth center settings, but now are exclusive to serving families and women in the hospital setting in collaboration with avid supporter of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), physiologic birth, yoga, and midwifery model care, Dr. Nikolas Capetanakis. Michele found her passion for midwifery while observing a home birth practice during nursing school while taking a women’s health course. Her professional career started as a nurse and includes adult ICU, neonatal, maternal newborn, labor and delivery, and med-surgery.

Encinitas, CA 92024

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Ocean Midwives

Owned and operated by Andrea Meyer, Ocean Midwives serves the San Diego, Orange County, and Riverside areas with over 20 years of experience. Andrea is a licensed and certified professional midwife and holds offices in both Encinitas and Solana Beach. Consultations are complimentary and during care, the focus is on each mother-to-be’s physical and mental health, emotional health, lifestyle support, and nutritional support. Services they provide include well-woman care, infant massage, doula and monitrice, breastfeeding support, newborn care, postpartum care, water birth, home birth, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Clients speak highly of comforting and reliable presence, understanding and supportive manner, kind and intelligent care, knowledgeable skills, and Andrea and the other midwives’ hands-off approach when asked.

Solana Beach, CA 92075

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San Diego Midwifery

Operated by a group of women who are passionate about offering excellent services for each mother-to-be, San Diego Midwifery serves the Greater Southern California areas with over 30 years of experience. They focus on giving knowledge and support from conception to parenthood while bringing trust, love, gentleness, and passion to the birth process. They provide services that include water birth, home birth, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), lactation consulting and education, placenta encapsulation, doula and monitrice services, and more.

San Diego, CA 92126

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