Meet the Midwives

Hillary Kieser

Hillary Kieser

CNM, APN

Hillary started Gentle Birth Care in February of 2009 and carries over 30 years of birth experience.

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Holly Houston

Holly Houston

CNM, APN

When I met Hillary after moving to Chicago, I knew I had found an excellent fit. I am excited to have the opportunity to return to my homebirth roots, where I hope to help other families create those same warm, joyful, gentle memories of birth that my family shares.

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Kelly Aten

Kelly Aten

CNM, APN

Kelly has been a registered nurse since 2001 and has worked in labor & delivery and postpartum in 3 different hospitals over 8 years.

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Linda Graf

Linda Graf

CNM, APN

It is my dream come true to be able to once again follow my passion for serving women with such a stellar group of ‘like-minded’ professionals.

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Nicole Apel

Nicole Apel

CNM, APN

Home is where the heart is, and I cherish being part of a practice that is dedicated to making birth at home an option for so many families. Home is truly a beautiful place to give birth!

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