Jackie Griggs, CNM, has been a Nurse Midwife in the Houston area for the past 30 years. She is a mom to 5 sons, 3 born at home with the help of midwives. She 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 is a Certified Nurse Midwife who began her career as a Labor and Delivery nurse at Jefferson Davis Hospital. She is the mother of 4 children, all brought into this world into the hands of midwives. The first two were born in the hospital and the last 2 at home with Pat Jones!! After raising her own family, she realized her lifelong dream of studying midwifery. She has worked as a midwife at a free-standing 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 free-standing birth center just north of the Woodlands, – Bliss Birth Center -. Trish is passionate about providing quality, women-centered, compassionate care and has the unique knowledge, skills and experience to provide comprehensive, evidence based midwifery care that women deserve.