A voice for normalcy in birth and pregnancy, San Diego County Midwives focuses on bringing trust, love, gentleness, and respect to each birth experience as families welcome a new life into their arms. Serving the North County, San Diego, and surrounding areas, the company is owned and operated by Gerri Ryan and Heather LeMaster, whom both place an emphasis on treating both mother and baby as a unit by providing medical and emotional care. They offer services that include birthing classes, nutrition counseling, monitrice services, pre-pregnancy counseling, water birth, doula services, comprehensive packages, and more. Gerri is a licensed midwife by the Medical Board of California, completed the Seattle Midwifery School Challenge Process, a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, and is Certified Professional Midwife with the North American Registry of Midwives. Gerri is also a nationally recognized DONA approved doula trainer and the founder of the San Diego Birth Network. Heather is a Certified Professional Midwife with the North American Registry of Midwives, holds Birth Emergency Skills Training for out-of-hospital providers, and is a licensed Midwife by the Medical Board of California.