Rebekah Lake, LM, CPM, E-RYT
Rebekah Lake is a Licensed Midwife through the Medical Board of California and Certified Professional Midwife through the National Alliance of Registered Midwives. She served on the Board of the California Association of Midwives from 2012-2015. Rebekah is certified in Neonatal Resuscitation, CPR for Health Care Providers, Khalsa Way Prenatal Yoga and Birthing From Within. Rebekah attended the BFA Dance School at California Institute of the Arts and National Midwifery Institute. Since 2005, Rebekah helped 1500 women navigate the spiritual, emotional and physical journey towards motherhood as through popular prenatal yoga classes and childbirth classes. She started attending homebirths in 2010.
Rebekah practices evidence based midwifery care and has an extensive knowledge of the therapeutic uses of natural remedies and herbal medicine during pregnancy. She is grateful to care for women in this amazing time in history when we can benefit from all that science and nature have to offer. Her practice style is influenced by the latest research in both western and alternative medicine. Rebekah believes in the wisdom of the body, the strength of the human spirit and the physiological process of childbirth. Rebekah is a mom of boys and dogs, that means she is no stranger to mud and can tell you how to get a stain out of just about anything. When she's not at a birth or a kid's sporting event you can finding her in the yoga studio. The things that give her the most joy in life are the faces of her children, black coffee and a day at the ocean.
Kim Stanford, BS, SM, E-RYT
Kim is a mother of two and serving as a Primary Midwife Under Supervision. She will graduate from National Midwifery Institute and sit the NARM Exam in January 2017. She holds a Bachelor's of Science in Human Services and is an Ayurvedic Practitioner certified through the California College of Ayurveda. Kim is a member of the California Association of Midwives and remains current in CPR and Neonatal Resuscitation. Kim has had the honor of serving alongside various midwives in homebirth midwifery practices in the Sacramento and Napa area since 2009.
Kim uses her knowledge, education and experience in midwifery and Ayurvedic medicine to give each woman a unique and tailored experience at Capital Midwifery. Kim treasures the time-honored traditional model of midwifery and respects the evidence-based advances of modern medicine. Kim is inspired to uphold the midwifery philosophy of honoring birth as a normal, physiological process, as well as, empowering women to trust their bodies and take responsibility of their health through compassion and education.