Joscelyn Grote is licensed by the Medical Board of California and Certified by the North American Registry of Midwives. She graduated from the National College of Midwifery with an Associate’s Degree in the Science in Midwifery. She received a BA from University of California at Santa Cruz in American Studies/Community Health. She was trained in the apprenticeship model of midwifery education where she worked closely with a licensed midwife in a busy private home birth practice in Santa Cruz for four years.
Joscelyn went on to complete the Advanced Midwifery Practicum at Maternidad La Luz, a high-volume freestanding birth center in El Paso, Texas. Throughout her training, Joscelyn was in private practice as a birth and postpartum Doula, rounding out her experience in tending to the needs of moms and families in the childbearing year. Joscelyn incorporates her life-long study of herbal and natural medicine to provide holistic midwifery care, helping women to truly harvest the fruits of good health during the childbearing year.