ACNM Region VI-5

Los Angeles Chapter

Midwifery practices

To find a midwife outside of our region, please visit the California Nurse Midwives Association

Art of Nursing Care, Inc. 

Midwifery, homebirth, doula, and lactation services. 

Serving the greater LA area with personalized home care. 

1408 Tahiti Way, Suite 635

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

310 577 8091

Sarah Shealy, RN, CNM, MSN, IBCLC

Amy Tinney, RN, LM, CPM

AVIDA Women's Healthcare

Midwifery Services with deliveries at Good Samaritan Hospital

Denise Ellison, CNM

801 South Flower St, Ste 204

Los Angeles, CA 90017

213 784 7714 (P)

213 281 5856 (F)

Beach Cities Birth Service

Mary Lou O'Brien, CNM

1028 Loma Dr. 

Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

310 318 6850 

Beach Cities Midwifery and Women's Health Care

Orange County's Only Licensed and Accredited Birth Center

BJ Snell, PhD, CNM

Vickie Alson, CNM

Janna Ratzlaff, CNM

Anna Pierpan, CNM

261 East Willow St

Long Beach, CA 90806

24902 Moulton Parkway, Suite 120

Laguna Hills, CA 92637

Birthwell Los Angeles Homebirth and Doula Services

Mari Oxenburg, CNM

424 256 8727

Cedars-Sinai Nurse-Midwives

Pamela Christman, CNM

3 North, Room 3324

8700 Beverly Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90048

310 423 3607 

Del Mar Birth Center

Margo Kennedy, MSN, CNM, NP

Callie Clark, MSN, CNM

Sarah Oberymeyer, PhD, CNM, NP


1416 El Centro St, Suite 100 

South Pasadena, CA 91030

626 577 2229

Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center

Deliveries at California Medical Center

Betsy Jenkins, CNM

1530 South Olive St. 

Los Angeles, CA 90015 

213 747 5542

Information: ext 3206

Appointments: ext 3301

Our collaborative group practice consists of nurse-midwives and OB/GYN physicians. As long as you remain at low risk, our CNMs will provide you prenatal care and deliver your baby. If your pregnancy becomes high-risk, you will be seen by our physicians for most of your care. We offer personalized midwifery care, VBAC, waterbirth, and high-risk prenatal care.

Home Birth Service of Los Angeles

Leslie Stewart, CNM

Catherine Williams, LM

13743 Riverside Dr. 

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

818 380 6400

Kaiser Permanente Harbor City

Shelley Jacobs, CNM

Patricia Ann Chisam, CNM

Esther Canales, CNM

Erica Maldonado, CNM

Carmen Lung CNM

25825 Vermont Ave, Harbor City Ca


(310) 325-5111


Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles

Nancy Boyington, CNM

Susan Minich, CNM

4867 West Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 

323 783 4583

Kaiser Permanente Panorama City

Vicki Grosdidier, CNM

Virginia Gladwin, CNM

Rosemary Occhiogrosso, CNM

Monica Viera, CNM

Sandra Wilkinson, CNM

Susie Maandanian CNM

13652 Cantara St North 3

Panorama City, CA 91402

818 375 2808

Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles

Alice Feinstein, CNM

323 857 3491 (Office)

323 857 4045 (Voicemail)

6041 Cadillac Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90034

Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills

Lydia Adibzadeh, CNM

Patricia Alamos-Donnely, CNM

Peggy Colby, CNM

Linday Faydo, CNM

Frieda Harary, CNM

Elizabeth Keit, CNM

Elena Limanni, CNM

Angela Watson, CNM

5601 De Soto Ave

Woodland Hills, CA 91367 

818 719 3353

LAC + USC Medical Center Nurse Midwifery Service

CNMs provide routine prenatal care for the underserved population of LA County and also work with very medically high-risk women in conjunction with the Maternal Fetal Medicine staff. We staff labor and delivery and the triage area, teaching medical students and supervising new residents. 

Kimberly Liggins, CNM

Cindy McClain, CNM                                                 

Karen Gray, CNM

Deidre McNair-Pierce, CNM

Sandra Sasso, CNM

Erica Maldonado, CNM

Laura Uehara, CNM
Esther Edber, CNM

1100 State St, Los Angeles, CA 90033

323 409 1416

Natural Birth Center and Women's Wellness

Our Two Locations: 

9209 South Colima Road, Suite 4100

Whittier, CA 90605 

Phone: 562 696 2313

Fax: 562 696 2306


432 South San Vicente Blvd Suite 250

Phone: 424 245 4150

Fax: 424 245 4250

Santa Monica Gynecology and Obstetrics

Eyelle Sacher, CNM, 

1301 20th street, suite 270
Santa Monica, Ca 90404 
(310) 828-8585  

South Coast Midwifery and Women's Health Care

Lorri Walker, CNM

Irvine, CA

949 654 2727

TLC- Tender Loving Childbirth Midwifery and Women's Health Center

Homebirth and Waterbirth

Davi Kaur Khalsa, CNM

1122 South Robertson Blvd, Suite 17

Los Angeles, CA 90035

310 278 6333

UCLA Maternity Associates

We offer the midwifery model of care in a hospital setting, UCLA Medical Center, Westwood, including support of vaginal birth after C-section (VBAC) and first trimester genetic screening. 

Susan Huser, CNM

Shadman Habibi, CNM

Polli Glatleider, CNM

Kia Whitlock, CNM

Stacie Schurman, CNM

Katie Simms, CNM

200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 430

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Information: 310 794 4434

Appointments: 310 794 7274

Fax: 310 794 7436

Valencia Gynecology Associates

Patricia Alamos- Donnelly, CNM

Linda Faydo, CNM

27871 Smyth Drive Suite 102

Valencia, CA 91355

661 259 1781

Westside Family Health Center

A small, quiet, and personalized clinic staffed by the nurse-midwives of Eisner Pediatric and Family Medical Center with deliveries at California Hospital. 

1711 Ocean Park Blvd

Santa Monica, CA 90405

310 450 2191