midwifery care at home.

intimate. optimal. unique.


Kristin is currently on sabbatical from birth care.
View the other services she provides and contact her if you are interested. 

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


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


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


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


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

Say what?!

A Midwife’s Blog for Parenting in the Age of Google


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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