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Laurels

Best Midwives
in Seattle
2019

Why These Midwives?

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

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 148 94 13

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Cascade Births & Midwives Center

Cascade Births & Midwives Center in Everett prioritizes safety above all else. The center offers a comfortable and supportive environment in which new mothers can bring their babies into the world with the confidence of knowing that a child birthing expert is present to answer any questions or address any concerns. The center’s website points mothers and expecting mothers to professional studies and resources that confirm the safety levels of out-of-hospital births for low-risk pregnancies.

Everett, WA 98201 (425) 317-0157

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Center for Birth

Center For Birth in Seattle promotes the midwives model of care in that it focuses on shared decision making and reduced machine intervention. The center has worked to create bright, spacious suites that enhance relaxation, privacy, and comfort. In the case of an emergency, Center For Birth is just two miles from major area medical centers. The center is licensed and regulated by the Department of Health and operates under the standards set by the Midwives Association of Washington State.

Seattle, WA 98102 (206) 407-3397

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Eastside Birth Center

Eastside Birth Center in Bellevue offers personalized care and delivery services to low-risk women in a safe and natural environment. The center offers comprehensive prenatal care, birthing services in either the center’s suite or the family’s home, as well as postpartum care. The staff of Eastside Birth Center is available to answer questions 24 hours per day seven days per week via phone call. The center offers water births and emphasizes the importance of father involvement in the birthing process. With Eastside Birth Center, nearly 75 percent of fathers “catch” their child as he or she is being born.

Bellevue, WA 98007 (425) 746-5566

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In Tandem Midwifery

In Tandem Midwifery of Seattle offers evidence-based holistic care with a focus on heart health as it relates to pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. In Tandem Midwifery is careful to consider any factors that may cause a woman’s birth to be higher risk, in which case, the business would refer the woman to a physician or hospital. In Tandem Midwifery offers prenatal care, home births, and birth center birthing services. The business uses a comprehensive care model that emphasizes new family education.

Seattle, WA 98116 (425) 243-7848

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Maia MIdwifery & Fertility

Maia Midwifery & Fertility in Seattle offers fertility and preconception care, home insemination, transgender fertility care, LGBTQ and single-parent family building, lactation induction, and more. The practice’s owner is a licensed midwife, a certified professional midwife, and is a board member of the Midwives Association of Washington State. Many of the services listed on the business’s website are available in Seattle and online. Maia Midwifery & Fertility also offers LGBTQ cultural sensitivity classes. The practice’s owner is also a prominent public speaker in the field of fertility and midwifery.

Seattle, WA 98118 (206) 946-6744

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Midwife Seattle

Midwife Seattle is a business that uses natural supplements, herbs, acupuncture, homeopathic medicine, and others holistic approaches to relieve any ailments one might experience during pregnancy. The practice supports physiological, or all-natural, birthing methods, but makes use of both conventional and alternative medicine in treating certain medical conditions that may arise before, during, or after pregnancy. Midwife Seattle also offers postpartum care and can make recommendations to other types of providers in the area if necessary.

Seattle, WA 98115 (206) 784-2422

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Northshore Midwives & Lactation Counseling

Northshore Midwives & Lactation Consulting in Bothell is a practice that specializes in prenatal care, minimizing technological intervention, and helping women and children with the breastfeeding process. The midwife is licensed and certified and is an international board certified lactation consultant. Clients say they are grateful for the midwife’s calming demeanor and for her efforts to keep the mother well informed about what was happening the entire time during the birthing process.

Bothell, WA 98021 (425) 286-0466

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Rainier Valley Community Clinic

Rainier Valley Community Clinic in Seattle believes in developing a working partnership with mothers and families as they make their own decisions about their and their child’s health care. The clinic works to meet the unique needs of each mother and child by offering culturally-sensitive birthing and delivery services to clients, especially those in underserved communities. Rainier Valley Community Clinic offers in-home births or birthing services at the Center For Birth or Swedish Medical Center.

Seattle, WA 98144 (206) 760-2545

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Rainy City Midwifery

Rainy City Midwifery in Seattle has more than 30 years of experience of helping women become mothers and couples transition to families. The midwives of Rainy City Midwifery are on-call 24 hours per day to answer any questions or make emergency visits. The practice offers birthing assistance in the family's home or at a birthing center. Rainy City Midwifery offers breastfeeding support after birth via in-home visits.

Seattle, WA 98102 (206) 861-8300

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Seattle Home Maternity

Seattle Home Maternity Service has over 30 years of experience in prenatal services, delivering babies, and postpartum care. All midwives at Seattle Home Maternity Service are licensed and certified professional midwives. Clients can give birth either at Center For Birth, the cozy, apartment-like suite at the practice’s clinic, or in their homes. Should a mother need to be admitted to a hospital at any point, Seattle Home Maternity Services offers support during the transition and resumes postpartum care with the mother after discharge.

Seattle, WA 98118 (206) 722-3426

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Snohomish Midwives

Snohomish Midwives is a business that offers birth center and in-home births in addition to comprehensive prenatal and postpartum care. All new clients receive a free preconception care appointment, free pregnancy testing, and a free consultation to answer any questions a patient might have for the midwife. Snohomish Midwives happily welcomes the inclusion and collaboration of nurse-midwives, doctors, obstetricians and other medical professionals to create a complete care network with as much access to information as possible for each client.

Snohomish, WA 98290 (877) 869-6105

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The Special Delivery Company

The goal of The Special Delivery Company in Everett is to create a birthing experience for families exactly as they envisioned it. The business’s midwife has delivered more than 2,600 babies over the course of her 25 years of experience. The Special Delivery Company offers free pregnancy tests and consultations, full prenatal care, delivery services, and postpartum support.

Everett, WA 98203 (425) 339-3737

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West Seattle Women's Health & Midwifery

West Seattle Women’s Health & Midwifery offers birthing and delivery services that can take place at the Center for Birth in Seattle, the Tacoma Birthing Inn, or within the client’s home. The practice takes a holistic approach to prenatal, birth, and postpartum care. The business also offers comprehensive women’s health care services such as annual exams, vaccinations, STI testing and treatment, breast health services, treatment of bladder and vaginal infections, and other general primary care services.

Seattle, WA 98116 (206) 588-2976

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