Laura Maxson, LM, CPM      (831) 336-0961
By appointment on Mondays and Thursdays

At the Old Sash Mill

303 Potrero St. Suite 43-105

Santa Cruz CA 95060

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Experience and training:

  • National Midwifery Institute 2003 – 2006
  • Assistant/apprentice in a busy homebirth practice 1998- 2006
  • Attended over 500 births since 1998
  • Lactation Counselor since 1980
  • Birth Matters columnist in Growing Up In Santa Cruz since 2001
  • American Red Cross CPR instructor – 1999-2012
  • Director of Birth Network of Santa Cruz County since 1998
  • Gave birth to, breastfed and raised three children (now adults) with my husband of over 40 years



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There’s nothing to compare with the birth of your child – not your wedding day, a trip to Hawaii, or a new car.  Be willing to give birth the same consideration of financial investment as those other special times.




Slide show from my 2009 midwifery trip to the Dominican Republic.









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