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Ellen Levitt, Licensed Midwife (CA License#7), has a strong passion for women’s health and over 25 years of experience providing loving prenatal, birth and postpartum midwifery care. Since 1989, Ellen has attended more than 1,000 births. She currently works in the SF Bay Area.

Ellen trained as a midwife through a homebirth apprenticeship in California and clinical training in a hospital in Kingston, Jamaica and birth centers in Austin, Texas and Hollywood, Florida. Prior to that she worked as an EMT in San Francisco. Teaching and training apprentices, midwifery students and her clients has been an integral part of her practice with the wonderful result of passing on the midwifery model of care. Her enthusiasm and dedication have led her to become a leader in the midwifery community.

In addition to offering classes and workshops to aspiring midwives, Ellen has served as the regional representative on the board of the California Association of Midwives and on the California Licensing Committee. She also helped found the Bay Area Homebirth Collective. Ellen’s commitment is reflected in the respect and affection of her client families.

When not caring for her clients, Ellen enjoys partner dancing, juggling, and spending time with her family.