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Midwife Kira and CajunStork

Midwife Kira

Hey Mamas,

  My name is Midwife Kira and I am a practicing midwife in Louisiana where I own and operate one of only three freestanding birth centers in the state. Just like every other midwife out there, I wear many hats ranging from entrepreneur to mom! I discovered my passion for birth at 15 years old after delivering puppies but did not discover midwifery and natural birth until a few years later. 

I decided to start CajunStork in 2018 when I realized that what I see as NORMAL in birth was considered "luck" in my local birth community. After years of educating and empowering families one-on-one to create better birth experiences, I realized that if I had any chance of improving our birth culture locally that it was time to find a way to reach more people.

I believe in #TrulyNatural birth because I KNOW that it makes for better birth experiences! Consider joining me on YouTube, Facebook & Instagram and joining in our TrulyNatural Birth conversations each week!

Her education and experience:

After 2.5 years of nursing school, Kira decided instead to pursue her Licensed Midwife/Certified Professional Midwife education at Aviva Institute for Maternal Child Heath.During that time, she became a certified doula and began attending births through online ads and referrals from friends.


Alongside her school work and doula practice, she began an apprenticeship with a local midwife attending homebirths in 2009. After two years she was offered an the opportunity to apprentice at Gentle Choices Birth Center- Louisiana's only freestanding birth center at the time. She was licensed as a Licensed Midwife by The Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and a Certified Professional Midwife by The North American Registry of Midwives in 2013.

Currently, Midwife Kira practices runs a freestanding birth center in Louisiana called The Natural BirthHouse. 

Comfort Measures Class, childbirth class, midwife,doula, CajunStork
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Midwife Kira Smith Homebirth with CajunStork

Her approach to pregnancy:


Midwife Kira (CajunStork), serves mothers and babies with a unique blend of a modernized healthcare approach rooted in traditional midwifery values. Her holistic approach to pregnancy focuses on the NORMALCY of pregnancy and birth, as well as the prevention of complications through wellness.

me on YouTube

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