Our midwives are experts in the childbearing years, naturopathy, and women’s holistic health care and wellness for all phases of life.
Alda Mills-Marques, AA, CBCP, DEM, is the founding director of Haya Midwives. She is a certified professional midwife candidate having completed the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) personal evaluation portfolio (PEP) 2016-2021. National NARM written exam eligible.
Alda is a traditional out-of-hospital direct entry community midwife and holistic health care and wellness practitioner. She is a San Diego Mesa College graduate; and student on hiatus at The School of Natural Healing.
At the age of eight, Alda wanted to become a “baby doctor” for her chosen career. Life took her on a different route (however always working in healthcare) and motherhood of three path. Eventually she made it back to her midwife roots! Her love for supporting women and their families through birth work began in 2010. She comes from generations of midwives and holistic healers in her ancestral line. Midwifery and naturopathy is in her DNA!
The Aramaic word Haya (pronounced hi ya) was chosen to honor Alda’s heritage and give her practice a deeper respect. Haya means life. We are life midwives. Helping to bring in new life and providing holistic health care and wellness throughout all stages of life.
Her hobbies include wild-crafting, learning through continuing education in the field of midwifery and naturopathy, paper art-crafting, traveling to see family, rock collecting, walking, dancing and yoga.
Traditional maternity care with a modern skill set is provided. Holistic care is made complete by adding individualized guidance through education and counseling according to your preferences. Health care and wellness rendered by community midwives is an ancient proven practice!
Team midwife is Christie Bigham, BGS, CPM, LDEM, Heritage Maternity Care.
Alda is a healing midwife, traditional naturopath and holistic health intuitive practitioner. She believes birth is sacred and makes safe practices a priority. She wants you to have a healthy pregnancy, a positive birth experience, and a smooth postpartum transition.
When you choose the healing midwife, you get the benefits of holistic health care and wellness services. The team holds current neonatal resuscitation program (NRP), BLS & CPR certifications.
Haya Midwives follow the Midwives Model of Care, and adhere to the Midwives Alliance of North America Statement of Values and Ethics rendering you an intuitive qualified midwife team.