As your midwives, we provide complete prenatal, birth and postpartum care. On call 24/7, we are available to answer questions, safely guide you through the intimate journey of pregnancy and birth, and celebrate with you as you welcome your child into the world. We bring a deep trust in birth and in the strength of each birthing family as well as holistic, evidence-based midwifery care.

Midwives

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Renée Lepreau

Certified Professional Midwife, Licensed Midwife, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Renée has attended hundreds of births over the last eleven years, and has practiced as a Licensed Midwife since 2014. She has worked in many settings, including home, high volume birth centers, and serving rural Amish and Mennonite families. She has a BA in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Renée’s commitment to compassionate maternity care was inspired by her grandfather, a practicing doctor until his late 80s, who taught her that good medicine has to include “being there.” She's also completing a certificate in Creative Writing/Poetry at Berkeley City College and has been nurturing her meditation practice for six years.

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Jeannie Choe

Assisting Midwife, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Jeannie has had the privilege to provide high-quality, respectful perinatal care to a diverse population of Bay Area families since 2015. She is a Licensed Midwife, Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and lucky mom of two amazing girls who were both born at home with midwives.

She holds a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design and continues to enjoy creative endeavors in her free time, especially design, cooking, and playing music. Jeannie lives in beautiful Berkeley, CA with her family.

Inclusive Care

 

We hold closely the values of feminism, anti-racism and anti-homophobia and am committed to serving all types of families regardless of race, religion, sexuality, gender, age, or ability. We believe that health care is a human right.

We serve Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, Albany, El Cerrito, Hercules, Pinole, Rodeo, San Pablo, Walnut Creek, Concord, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Montclair, San Leandro, Castro Valley, Hayward, Alameda, and Greater East Bay.