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I Believe

I believe Birth Matters

I believe in your body, your baby, your birth

 I believe transformations are sacred

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Hola y Bienvenidos!

Juanita Ahuehuetzin (she/they/ella) is a 2024 graduate of Southwest Wisconsin Technical College with an associate degree in Direct Entry Midwifery. Juanita is also a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM), who has met the standards for certification set by the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) and is qualifies to provide the Midwives Model of Care.  Juanita has over 10 years of experience providing labor and birth support to families across IL and WI as a traditional birthworker.  Juanita’s wealth of knowledge is informed by her dedication and commitment to continuous learning. Her certifications/trainings include a BA in Cultural Anthropologist, LMT, traditional sobadora/bodyworker, Certified Parent Educator for Spinning Babies, Spinning Babies Aware Practitioner/Breech Balancing, Childbirth Educator, Yoni Steam Facilitator, and craniosacral therapist.  Juanita’s experience goes beyond the birth room as she is also a dedicated provider and keeper of traditional cuarentena- postpartum care and birth rituals. 

As a traditional partera- holistic midwife, Juanita’s approach to prenatal and postpartum care is inclusive of the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of  pregnant individuals and their families, reflecting a balance between ancestral wisdom and evidence-based midwifery care. She offers education, shared-decision making and physical awareness aimed at supporting families achieve a more empowering experience. Juanita’s work is also guided by her passion and commitment to equity and reproductive justice. 

 

When not attending births, Juanita spends her days with her four children, hiking, creating art, dancing with her indoor plants, and tending her garden.     

 

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