Your birth story, done your way.

We know that the day of your baby’s birth is one of the most important days of your life.  With our midwifery care, we offer safe, comfortable, individualized, and cost-effective care for you and your baby throughout eastern Washington.

Taking due dates through July 2019.  Other midwifery services available. 

About Us

At Sunrise Midwifery, we merge the wisdom of women’s bodies and traditional remedies with evidence-based practice, attentive care, and medical referral when needed. Our midwives are trained to care for healthy women experiencing low-risk pregnancies through all phases of pregnancy including prenatal, birth, and postpartum. Sunrise Midwifery offers unique homebirth options by a licensed midwife. 

Now offering specialized in-home postpartum care and consultation for informed decision making.  Get some of the main benefits of midwifery care while birthing in the hospital.

The service area includes Yakima, Yakima Valley, Ellensburg, Prosser, Richland, Kennewick, Pasco & Walla Walla since 2009.

Our Services

Pregnancy

Your health during pregnancy is critical to the health of your baby, so we’ll meet with you throughout your pregnancy to make sure you and your baby receive the highest quality of care. LEARN MORE

Birth

We provide all of the equipment and support you need for a safe delivery of your new baby at home! Water births are encouraged, doulas are welcome, and safety and comfort are our primary concerns. LEARN MORE

Postpartum

After delivery, we provide support for you and your growing family with home visit checkups for both mom and baby, breastfeeding assessments, and more. LEARN MORE

CONTACT YOUR MIDWIFE!

We’d love to answer any questions you may have about midwifery care for pregnancy, birth, or postpartum.

News

Tongue tie …problems now and later

Why does a tongue tie in a newborn matter? There is so much out there about tongue (and lip) ties in newborns and how it affects breastfeeding.  We assess the newborns in our care for a tie immediately at birth and we continue to assess the breastfeeding relationship...

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Newborn screening

What is Newborn screening and why do it?Your midwife performs the newborn metabolic, heart defect, and hearing screening at the first and later postpartum visits in your home. These newborn health screens are minimally invasive to the newborn, relatively low cost, and...

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Kristin’s midwifery offerings

Did I get your attention?  Good! Am I rescinding my leave of absence?  Nope. But a clarification is needed... I still need time off call and time to focus on my family, especially my youngest and those going off to college soon.   So I'll remain on leave for pregnancy...

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