Meet Us

Brandi
Brandi Wood, CPM

I am the mother to three young men (23, 20, & 18).  Our oldest son was born in the hospital with a Midwife. Our next two babies were born at home with a Certified Professional Midwife (Alex in the water and Aiden on land). Home birth was life-changing for our family. I embraced natural birth, breastfeeding, babywearing, and parenting.  In 1995, I became certified as a Childbirth Educator and Doula. For four years, I worked at the Madison County WIC (Woman Infants and Children’s Program) as a lactation counselor. I am a Certified Professional Midwife. I have been a midwife and have operated Home4Birth since 2001. I have been a member of the Indiana Midwives Association since 1997. I became a Certified Community Herbalist in 2011 through Naturally Healthy.  I hold my NARM Bridge certificate, am a certified lactation specialist, and am attending National Midwifery College. I am a Certified Lactation Specialist.

Joi BarnettJoi Barnett, Student Midwife 

It is passion that fuels my life, and purpose that directs it. I am Believer, mother of four, and wife to a passionate husband. Life’s journey has lead me to a life of ministry, entrepreneurship, and birth work. My work as a Doula has been deeply influenced by my own natural births and breastfeeding journey. I birthed three of my children in hospital with pitocin sans pain management. My third birth ended with a postpartum hemorrhage. I was blessed to birth my fourth child at home with the guidance of Home4Birth. It was the birth I’d always wanted and the one I needed to heal from previous experiences. I currently serve the Greater Indianapolis community as a Birth Doula, Community Pastor of Village of Hope Church, and now as a Midwifery Student. My deepest desire is to serve mothers, children, and families, and for this work to affect the maternal and infant mortality rate amongst African-Americans. I hope that my work will extend the reach of holistic care to mothers and families who need it most. A servant at heart, I am excited for the opportunity to grow and serve with Home4Birth.

Kelly Graham-MacDonald, Office Administrator

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Kelly Graham-MacDonald, Office Administrator

I am so proud to be a part of Home4Birth as the Office Administrator. I have been happily married for 21 years. I am Brandi’s sister. I love being an Aunt!  I have my BA in Psychology from the University of South Florida. I’ll be scheduling your appointments and helping to make sure your experience at Home4Birth is wonderful. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you, officeadmin@home4birth.com.

 

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