Rebekah Stump is a third-generation Houstonian and certified clinical thermographer. She is the owner of Thermography of Houston, which provides medical thermal imaging at her main office in Northwest Houston, as well as mobile locations in the Houston Heights, Katy, and Kingwood.
Camellia May has been a licensed midwife since 1993 and a Certified Professional Midwife since 2008. She has a B.S. from University of Arkansas, has been married since 1980, and is the mother of five and grandmother to one.
Andrew Warren, former student, currently a member of staff at Archway Academy, a sober/recovery high school based right here in Houston. Archway serves as a prototype for others beginning recovery high schools in their communities.
Dr. Nima Goharkhay is the President and Medical Director of the Pregnancy Specialty Center of Texas. He is board certified in Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology and holds a Ph.D. in Cell Biology. Prior to his current position he was in practice in the Washington DC area, and prior to that was a faculty member at UTMB Galveston. Dr. Goharkhay completed his fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine and his Ph.D. at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and his residency at the University of Miami in Miami FL. He earned his medical degree at the University of Vienna in Austria. Dr. Goharkhay believes strongly in close collaboration between midwives and traditional caretakers in order to provide the most comprehensive support to women while respecting their preferences and autonomy. Some of his clinical interests include hypertensive disorders, diabetes in pregnancy, and cholestasis of pregnancy. Dr. Goharkhay is fluent in Spanish, Persian and German. He has two children ages 7 and 3.
Tolani Ajibose trained and worked as a midwife in the UK. We are pleased that she now serves our community here in Houston at West Houston Birth Center! Join Tolani and I as she discusses with us the differences in how we do birth in the US vs the UK.
Alfredo F. Gei, M.D., was born in Italy. He is a High Risk Pregnancy (MFM) Specialist. He graduated from the University of Costa Rica and completed his residency in OB/GYN at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Gei completed a fellowship in his speciality of Maternal Fetal Medicine at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including a physician award at BIRTH Fair for several years, and he is the father of four.
Dr. Susan Delaney, EdD, LPC, LCDC-I, discusses addiction and its effects on adolescents.
Sarah Godwin, M.Ed. BWE, is the owner of The Pure Parenting Shop located at 2401 Yale St. She has used cloth diapers for over six years on her own children, as well as run a cloth diaper service for two years and taught cloth diapering to multiple families over the last almost five years owning her shop. Her shop is the only shop in Houston with knowledgeable staff to help families with their adventures in cloth diapering.
Afua Hassaine moved to Houston to pursue a career in midwifery. She graduated from The Houston School of Midwifery in 1984. Afua is the founder, owner and licensed midwife of The Birthing Place. The Birthing Place is the only free standing birth center that is owned by and operated by a black midwife in the city of Houston.