Mary Lou Singleton
, CH LM CPM has had a lifelong interest in childbirth and women's health care.As an undergraduate student she completed internships at a freestanding birth center in Pittsburgh, PA and with the Farm midwives in Summertown, TN.
After receiving her
BA from Grinnell College, she
moved to New Mexico where she
apprenticed with Barbara Pepper, LM and completed the requirements to become a licensed midwife in 1997.In 1999 she
became a CPM through NARM.Additionally, Mary Lou is a certified clinical herbalist and has been practicing herbalism since 1995.She teaches herbalism for pregnancy and birth at the National College of Botanical Medicine.Mary Lou is also a Permaculture Design Consultant with an interest in helping families create sustainable lifestyles.She has served as an officer in the NMMA and has been on the board of directors of MANA.She
is the mother of two wonderful children, both of whom were born at home.