Marlene Smith

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Marlene Smith LM, CPM

Marlene Smith LM,CPM completed her midwifery training at the Seattle School of Midwifery through the CA challenge process in 2001.  She has maintained a home birth practice called One Heart Midwifery Care until February 2020 when she started transitioning to work at the CA Birth Center.  She is also a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) and has attended over 1000 births to date. She is current in her certifications for CPR and Neo-Natal Resuscitation. She has mentored and been a preceptor for 3 midwifery students who are now licensed CA midwives and she is a current preceptor for the National College of Midwives, with 4 current students.  Prior to becoming licensed, Marlene raised 8 children, 1 daughter who is now a licensed midwife and another daughter who is enrolled in midwifery school.  She has 27 grandchildren and was the attending midwife for 26 of them. She enjoys family gatherings, knitting and reading.

We are asking that entries are:
-currently pregnant
-36 weeks gestation or less
-a candidate for low risk maternity care

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