Rachel Fox-Tierney, LM, CPM
Rachel Fox-Tierney, LM, CPM is our Clinical Director. She comes to us with more than 16 years as a primarily licensed midwife in a group home birth practice serving families in Yolo, Sacramento, and Solano counties, but has been attending births in various capacities since 1998. Prior to midwifery, she had an academic career in psychosocial research at Yale University where she studied how people make their health care decisions and factors that influence participation in clinical research. In 1994, she began midwifery training with Certified Professional Midwives in Rhode Island and Maine, then moved to California in 1999 to enroll in National Midwifery Institute. She received her California State Midwifery License from the Medical Board of California in 2005. She has provided holistic midwifery care to families as they welcomed their babies into the world, attending to their emotional, psychological, spiritual, and physical health. Rachel serves on the North American Registry of Midwives board and the Yolo County Fetal Infant Mortality Review. She has current CPR/BLS and Neonatal Resuscitation certification. In her spare time, Rachel is training to become a Spiritual Director. Rachel and her husband of over 26 years have two grown sons that were home born with midwives.