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MEET YOUR ROOTS MIDWIFERY COMMUNITY IN BOSTON
Stephanie Johnson, DEM, LC, CBE
Graduate of Birthwise Midwifery School
Bachelor of Arts in Community Health and Wellness, Curry College
Certified Lactation Consultant
Welcome.I'm Stephanie, your home birth midwife!
With my own deep ancestral roots in midwifery, I’m here to help you tap into your own power while feeling safe, seen, and heard.
I didn’t choose midwifery—midwifery choose me! This work is in my blood. My paternal grandmother was a Grand Midwife in the South, and my maternal grandmother was a nurse. I was called to midwifery after my own birth experiences, and working with families in my community who continually felt unheard and treated unfairly.
I first stepped into birth work as a birth sister (doula), then became a certified lactation consultant and childbirth educator. I served families in these roles for 8 years before becoming a midwife. I wanted to do everything I could to help parents in my community make informed choices to improve birth outcomes and lessen their risk for birth trauma and interventions. After graduating from college, I moved into my destiny of becoming a home birth midwife with the guidance and support of my community and mentors.
My mission as a midwife is to help Black parents reconnect and reclaim the rich culture surrounding pregnancy and childbirth. I love providing nurturing care to my families and seeing new parents thrive.
I was raised in Dorchester, MA, where I still live with my two daughters. In my free time, I enjoy reading, dancing, beaches, and spending time with family and friends.
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Meet my team of trusted doulas, lactation, and encapsulation specialists who are ready to meet your unique needs. They are all professionally trained, experienced, and respected in the birth and postpartum community.
Interested? Contact them directly and find out more. Let them know Stephanie sent you!
*Please note each doula is an independent business owner. Fees for their services are separate from midwifery services unless otherwise noted.
Are you wanting to become a part of the Roots Midwifery support team? Lets talk!
MELODY CUNNINGHAM, CLC
Owner of The Melo Mama Lactation Consulting & Dahomey Doula, Birth Assistant at Roots Midwifery, Certified Antepartum & Birth Doula, Certified Lactation Consultant, Placenta Encapsulation, Infant Care Specialist, Belly Binding
ADRIANNA JEAN LOUIS, CP(DP)
Owner of Doula Philosophy, Birth and Postpartum Doula, Student Midwife
KENDRA DUFOUR, CLC
Owner of Inner Wisdom Doula & Lactation Services, Birth & Postpartum Doula, Certified Lactation Counselor
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JANELLE DOMINIQUE, RN
Owner of Mothering Goddess, Birth and Postpartum Doula
DANIELLE N. CHAMPAGNIE, LPN
Owner of Birthing Blueprint, Postpartum doula, Lactation & Infant Care Specialist (Premature/NICU)
Birth and Postpartum Doula, Certified Community Health Worker, Certified Lactation Counselor
Owner of New Wave Perinatal Services, Full Spectrum Doula
Owner of The Birth Co, Birth and Postpartum Doula, Lactation Consultant, Infant Sleep Educator
Owner of Caring for Mamas, Birth and Postpartum Doula
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Roots Midwifery LLC services greater Boston and surrounding areas including: Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Milton, Brockton, Randolph, Stoughton, Quincy, Norwood, Brookline, Cambridge, Somerville, Medford, East Boston, Andover, Sharon, Attleboro, Fall River, & Natick.
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