Jharna is an  experienced midwife, who partners with experienced birth assistants and trained midwives.  She has attended home births, water births and VBACs (vaginal birth after cesarean)  for 30 years. She has assisted more than 1000 women and their families welcome their new babies into the world. Based in Western Massachusetts, River Valley Midwives serve families  in the Pioneer Valley choosing to birth at home in the Greenfield, Northampton, Easthampton,  Amherst, Hadley, South Hadley, Belchertown, Holyoke and  Springfield areas as well as the surrounding communities of the Hilltowns and parts of Central Massachusetts including Orange, Athol and Barre areas.

 River Valley Midwives main office is in Northampton, MA and we have a home satellite office in Montague, MA.

Midwife mean “with women” and we dedicate ourselves to this definition in all that we do to support natural, family-centered, informed choice and gentle care during pregnancy, birth and postpartum.