Denise Midstokke, LM, CPM
Denise started her midwifery career in 1980 in the Santa Cruz Hills of California. Herself the mother of three children, Denise has felt passionately about her calling as a midwife from the beginning of her career. Denise opened her Sandpoint practice in 1985 and has since delivered hundreds of happy, healthy babies in the area.
Denise is certified with the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) as a Certified Professional Midwife and is also an Idaho Licensed Midwife. When Denise isn’t busy catching babies, she enjoys the beautiful Idaho outdoors via kayak, bike, or hammock, and hunkering down to knit.
Rachel joins us as a student midwife and is very excited to be serving and supporting the community. A Sandpoint native, Rachel has spent the last ten years in Western Washington and is thrilled to be back in the area! Rachel was born at home with a midwife and feels blessed to begin this amazing journey that she has eagerly anticipated!
Rachel is a homebirth and VBAC baby, and a passionate natural birth supporter. She is a musician, a foodie, and an adoring aunt to three beautiful nieces and the handsomest nephews.
Samantha came on board as Office Manager in 2016. Samantha’s organizational skills and attention to detail helps our office run smoothly.
When not in the office, Samantha can usually be found studying for her psychology degree. In her minimal spare time she loves horse back riding, hiking, hunting, fishing, and savoring a cup of tea. She enjoys the small town life, and the wonderful outdoors to explore in.
Lisa is certified with the AAHCC and has been teaching childbirth classes to families in North Idaho and at our birth center for many years. Lisa is a Bradley Childbirth Educator and Certified Doula.
Lisa is the mother of three boys and lives with her husband north of Sandpoint, where she maintains a fabulous garden.