Welcome to Midwifery Alliance of Metro Atlanta

Welcome to Midwifery Alliance of Metro Atlanta.  We chose our name carefully, not just to have a witty acronym, but to reflect our values.  It is our sincere belief that when women, midwives, and physicians work together we can not only provide the best care, but affect change in our lives and our communities.  What we offer is something different and truly unique in the Southeast. 

We are two Certified Nurse Midwives offering home birth and well-woman care to the women of Georgia.  We are pleased to have the support of Dr. Brad Bootstaylor, an Atlanta Ob/Gyn and Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist. We also maintain hospital privileges.  We believe in the values of honesty, informed decision making, autonomy and collaboration.  While we understand that a healthy baby and mother is everyone’s goal at any birth, we also feel that Barbara Katz Rothman said it well: “Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers...strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength." 

While most women in this country travel to the hospital and face a 1 in 3 chance of surgical birth, we offer a different model of care.  We attend low-risk women in their homes, providing individualized personal care.  We have the ability to easily and safely transport to the hospital setting should the need arise.  This, we believe, is the best of both worlds.  

"Even if it has not been your habit throughout your life so far, I recommend you learn to think positively about your body."

-Ina May Gaskin, Ina May's Guide to Childbirth

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