Consultants

Chris Miller, CPM

Chris Miller has been helping Utah mothers experience the fulfillment of delivering their babies at home since 1980. She moved to Utah from California in 1980, and was privileged to have attended over 3,000 births. Her extensive training in California came from many sources as she worked for several physicians who had home birth practices; she also trained and eventually shared an office with some of the first Nurse Midwives to have a home birth practice in southern California…Read more

Melissa Mayo, LDEM, CPM

I am a wife of 40 years to an amazing husband and the mother of two now-grown children born into the hands of midwives. The care I received with my babies influenced me to pursue birth work. I trained first as a childbirth educator, attended births as a doula, certified as a lactation consultant, and …Read more

Marie Chase, Midwife Assistant, HBCE, CH

I received my HypnoBirthing certification in 2002 after the birth of my last and 10th child. I was introduced to HypnoBirthing for this birth and was so impressed with the difference the simple, but powerful techniques made, that I registered for the next practitioner training and attended with my four month old baby girl. I have enjoyed sharing this information with parents ever since…Read more

Heidi Sylvester, CPM, LDEM

My birth education began in 2000 when my first daughter was born and I realized I wanted to know everything about the amazing process of birth and to find ways to help people have a better, more supported experience than ours had been. I started a long-term path towards midwifery by becoming a doula through … Read more

Jessica Bartlett, CNM, CLC

Jessica Bartlett is a Certified Nurse Midwife and Internally Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Jessica has spent the last 10 years providing education and hands-on care in pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding for the Women, Infants, and Children’s programs of Utah, Ivy Lane Pediatrics, University of Utah Hospital, Nightingale College, and Family Birth and Wellness. She has …Read more