"Women supporting women, supporting women."

 
 

At A Gentle Beginning, we embrace birth as a normal process in a woman's life, working with each family individually to build trust in a woman's ability to experience a natural birth. Our experience as Certified Nurse Midwives and Naturopathic Physician, having attended home births and water births for over 33 years, will help your baby have a gentle beginning.

We specialize in home births and water births, all aspects of Naturopathic Family Medicine & Pediatrics and Women's Health Care. We would be honored to care for you and your family throughout the pregnancy, birth, and postpartum period as well as continuing afterwards as primary care for you and your children.  

A Gentle Beginning also offers our own labor and birthing classes.

We serve families in Portland, Oregon and its surrounding areas, including west to Hillsboro, Beaverton, McMinnville, & Newberg....northwest to Scappoose......east to Gresham & Sandy....south to Molalla, Canby, Aurora, Woodburn, & Silverton and north into Vancouver, Battleground, Camus, and Washougal, Washington.

 

Call us at 503-208-7524 or email us today for a free consultation.


 

Our Midwives

Licensed in both  Oregon and Washington as Nurse Midwives  Nurse Practitioners & in Oregon as a Naturopathic Physician

 

Our Services

Learn more about Home Births & Water Births with A Gentle Beginning

Learn more about Home Births & Water Births with A Gentle Beginning

Learn more about Natural Family Medicine & Naturopathic Pediatrics at A Gentle Beginning

Learn more about Natural Family Medicine & Naturopathic Pediatrics at A Gentle Beginning

Learn more about natural Women's Health Care at A Gentle Beginning

Learn more about natural Women's Health Care at A Gentle Beginning