Our midwives are experts in the childbearing years, naturopathy, and holistic women’s health care for all phases of life.
Alda G. Mills-Marques, AA, CBCP, DEM, is the founding director of Haya Midwives. She is a traditional community midwife and holistic health care practitioner located in Tooele, Utah. She graduated from San Diego Mesa College, and is studying family herbalist at The School of Natural Healing.
Alda comes from generations of midwives and holistic healers in her ancestral line. Midwifery and naturopathy is in her DNA! She chose the Aramaic word Haya (pronounced hi ya) to honor her 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 throughout all stages of life.
Additional team midwives are Dianne Bjarnson, BA, MH, MSM, CPM, LDEM, founder of Midwives College of Utah and Sunstone Maternity. Christie Bigham, BGS, CPM, LDEM, Heritage Maternity Care, West Valley City, Utah. Raili Bjarnson, AS, DEM, Sunstone Maternity, Pleasant Grove, Utah.
All midwives are original members of Call The Midwife Utah, founded by Dianne Bjarnson.
We provide traditional midwifery, with a modern practice, and holistic health care. This is made complete by adding individualized guidance through education and counseling according to your preferences.
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 also benefit from the wisdom and experiences of this exceptional midwifery team, AND you get the benefits of holistic health care services.
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, highly trained, qualified midwife team.