Kimberly A. Johansen, CNM, MSN, ARNP
Kim has been a midwife for nearly 15 years and before that she worked as an L&D nurse and in the NICU. Her two decades of experience have uniquely prepared her to care for women and babies in the out of hospital setting. She is passionate about education as a means to optimize the health of women and their communities.
Front Office Manager and Birth Assistant
Taylor has years of experience in front office and business management. She is the bright shiny face you see as soon as you walk into our reception area and the friendly voice you hear on the phone. Taylor is excellent in prioritizing clients needs first and is quick at resolving issues and questions.
As a birth assistant, Taylor knows all our families, their wishes and birth preferences. She has worked as a nanny and knows how to make the little ones feel at ease in our clinic and when they are part of the birthing process. Taylor is certified in NRP and trained to handle any emergency that could arise, and she is a great asset to our childbirth team.
Heng Ma is a certified massage therapist who specializes in pregnancy, labor, and postpartum massage. She is currently the only massage therapist on the eastside certified to provide and teach infant and breast massage. She is skilled in cupping and other Chinese massage techniques that are great for athletes and injury recovery.
Heng has been successful in helping our mothers quickly establish successful breastfeeding and only 1% of our client population has experienced minimal problems with clogged milk ducts. Heng has been successful in helping the early labor process progress.