Jackie Griggs, RN, CNM, has been a Nurse Midwife in the Houston area for the past 30 years. 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.
Patricia “Trish” Perkins, RN, CNM, is a Certified Nurse Midwife who began her career as a labor and delivery nurse at Jefferson Davis Hospital. She is the mother of four children all brought into this world into the hands of midwives. The first two were born in the hospital and the last two at home with Pat Jones! After raising her own family, she realized her lifelong dream of studying midwifery. She worked as a midwife at a freestanding birth center and for Baylor College of Medicine at The Centers for Children and Women. Her experiences also include working as a lactation consultant at St. Joseph’s Hospital, helping them achieve Texas Ten Step status. She is now the owner of a beautiful freestanding birth center just north of The Woodlands, Bliss Birth Center. Trish is passionate about providing quality, woman-centered, compassionate care and has the unique knowledge, skills, and experience to provide comprehensive, evidence-based midwifery care that women deserve.