Samantha Fruge

I have recently been transplanted to Kansas all the way from Georgia. I have always dreamed of working in a birth center setting. I worked as a labor and delivery nurse in both high risk settings and very rural settings for 5 years. I knew I wanted to help women trust their bodies and take...

Margaret McCanna

  My name is Margaret McCanna. I was born in Kenya and started my nursing career as a community health nurse. My love for midwifery blossomed as I supported women during pregnancy, labor, and birth at a rural, low resource hospital in Kenya. I received my Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from MidAmerica Nazarene...

Chandra Case

My Name is Chandra Case. I was born in Oklahoma but grew up in Western Kansas. I moved to Eastern Kansas as a new bride over thirty years ago.  I have been in the nursing world for twenty two years. I obtained my BSN from South University and attended graduate school at Frontier Nursing University...

Kim Anderson

Kim is a Kansas City native with over 37 years of Maternal-child experience, she has attended to women in a variety of settings, including home birth, rural communities in Missouri and Alaska, Indian Health Service, and the metropolitan Kansas City community, and most recently the Birth Center of Northwest Arkansas. Before starting her career as a...

Cathy Gordon Co-Founder

Cathy Gordon is an authority on midwifery and birth centers, leading the creation of two birth centers serving low income populations in Kansas City. Prior to starting New Birth Company, Cathy was the Founder and CEO of Mercy and Truth Medical Missions free standing birth center and primary care safety net clinics. Cathy has experience...