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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 Cox

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 amaing 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 Jeffres

Samantha came on board as Office Manager in 2014. Samantha’s organizational skills and attention to detail helps our office run smoothly, while her passion for family and children makes her an ideal first contact for our families.

When not in the office, Samantha can usually be found at a lacrosse or football event with her youngest son, shopping or dining out with her teenage daughter, or Skyping with her oldest son who is currently serving in the U.S. Army.



Lisa Christman

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.



723 Pine Street Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone (208) 263-0776