Yelp Reviews

Childbirth at Home
Based on 27 Reviews
Pamela G.
Pamela G.
2017-01-13 17:04:46
I had to scroll through the reviews to be sure I hadn't already done one, since I should have done this 2 years ago!! My only excuses are the twins these...
R N.
R N.
2017-05-03 14:31:26
Can I just say that these women are so beautiful and amazing! Not a day goes by that I am so grateful and thankful of the beautiful experience I was able...
Simone S.
Simone S.
2016-03-03 17:47:26
This review is wayyyy over due(no pun intended). Shelly Girard, LM, CPM, MPH and Seannie Gibson, LM, CPM, LLC were my midwives for two of our home births....



– Shelly Girard, Midwife

SPOTLIGHT ON THE PRACTITIONER: Shelly Girard is one of the most experienced midwives in Los Angeles. She has attended over 4500 births since 1972. She provides wholistic prenatal care, well-woman gynecology and childbirth at home. Insurance billing available. She is licensed by the California Medical Board and is a Certified Professional Midwife accredited by the North American Registry of Midwives. Shelly has a Masters in Public Health from UCLA. With a focus on wholistic health care, her areas of expertise include nutrition, herbology and exercise physiology. She is a massage therapist certified by the Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing. Shelly has practiced yoga for over 45 years and has a black belt in Kenpo Karate from the International Kenpo Karate Association (IKKA). She has two grown sons, Chesed and Shawn, who were born at home.

Shelly Girard can be reached at 323-221-2299 or by e-mail at:


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