Meet our midwives  

from left to right:

Christie, Laura, Korina


Christie Reynolds

Christie has been working with and learning from homebirth families since 2003. She is a Certified Professional Midwife licensed by the state of Wisconsin to provide midwifery care.


Korina Pubanz

Korina has been working with birthing women since 2004. She has cared for families as a doula, as an OB nurse and most passionately as a midwife.  Quality care to the families we serve stems from the professional support we provide to each other.

Midwife apprentice

Laura Baxter

Being welcomed into a role within the practice has been a pivotal step in a year’s long journey into midwifery for Laura. She carries a temporary license to practice midwifery in the state of Wisconsin. Spring of 2021 marks three years with In The Beginning.

retired midwife

Jane Crawford Peterson

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