Brenda Ruth – BSN, RN, CPM

Passionate about supporting each woman’s right to make informed choices in pregnancy, Brenda Ruth is mother to 7 wonderful children herself-six of whom were born at home. Following a four-year degree in Nursing, and subsequent hospital experience as an RN, she studied midwifery and attended home births with an experienced direct entry midwife for 3 years. She earned certification by the North American Registry of Midwives as a Professional Midwife in 2013 and obtained licensure with the state of Michigan in 2019.  Along with equipping and supporting women throughout the child-bearing year, she enjoys many hobbies, including hiking, kayaking, sailing, travel, photography, digital scrap booking, Photoshop, baking and gardening .


Brenda works with an assistant who is also trained in lifesaving techniques. The assistant at your birth will be determined by several factors, including location and date of birth. You will have an opportunity to meet the assistant at a prenatal visit.