Jackie Griggs, RN, CNM, has been a Nurse Midwife in the Houston area for the past 30 years. She is a graduate of UTMB Health at Galveston. She is a mom of five sons, three born at home with the help of midwives. Jackie owns two birth centers, one in the Houston Heights and one in Beaumont. She helps with babies at home and birth center. She is also on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Birth Centers.
Mary Love, APRN, CNM, NP-C, had her first encounter with a midwife on the night she was born as she slipped into her mother’s awaiting hands. It was in her early 20s that she heard the call and set out on her own path to become a midwife, first attending workshops and assisting Pamela Hunt and the other midwives at The Farm. She received a bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science from Tennessee State University and her master’s degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. In addition to being a Certified Nurse-Midwife at Heart of Houston Birth Center, she is also a Family Nurse Practitioner with experience in pediatric primary, urgent, and emergency care. When not catching babies or thinking of ways to fix a particular problem, Mary enjoys cooking, gardening, sewing, and folding laundry. She is married and shares four wonderful children with her husband.