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Angie Danek, founder of Empowered Holistic Birth LLC

Angie has been attending births in the Pittsburgh area since 2011. Through her years of having and raising her 4 children, she experienced 7 miscarriages and secondary infertility, those experiences led her to a deeper understanding of autoimmune disease and the importance of healing the body on a deeper level. After several years working toward healing her microbiome, she delivered her 4th child at home. She is a birth, bereavement, lactation, postpartum and childbirth education specialist.
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Selena (they/them)

Selena is a traditional midwife supporting low risk families who are seeking a home birth. Their passion is educating clients and their families so that they feel empowered and confident making the decisions about birth. Selena even teaches partners to “catch” the baby because they believe babies should be born into the world to meet the family that will love them not a provider.
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Whitney Elsesser CNM

Hello! I’m A Certified Nurse Midwife located in the greater Pittsburgh area
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Chana Luba Ertel

I have been supporting women in childbirth since my first birth as a doula in 1998. I became a Certified Professional Midwife, CPM, in 2016 after years of schooling and apprenticeship. I am also a RN, herbalist, doula trainer, childbirth educator and mother of five. I have had the privilege of assisting many different women, families and communities during during their journey to motherhood.
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Michele “Misha” James-Parham

Traditional Community Midwife (circa 1998), Monitrice, Herbalist, Chaplain, Spiritual/Life Coach, Lifecycle Officiant, Sex Educator, & Speaker. Full spectrum reproductive support, focusing on BIPOC, queer, transgender, & financially-deprived families. They currently have limited availability due to being back in school finishing a Social Work degree. Intersecting identities: queer, transgender nonbinary, disabled, fat, autistic, Romani (Indian diaspora), & Mizrahi (Persian/Iranian Jew).
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Donna Roehm, CPM

hello! I am Donna and I work with Pittsburgh Midwife. I have had 6 children, 5 born at home, one breech. I attended Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery and learned through the apprenticeship model. I am a Certified Professional Midwife and NARM certified preceptor for midwifery students
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