About Carol Gautschi

Carol Gautschi is a Certified Professional Midwife (NARM certified) and is also licensed by the state of Washington. The longest continuously practicing home-birth midwife on the Olympic Peninsula, she has been a birth attendant for more than 25 years and has attended hundreds of births for families in her community and abroad.

Mrs. Gautschi is well-respected in the midwifery community, and has served as Chairwoman of Childbearing Ministries in Washington State. Currently she chairs Birth Matters, a collective of families interested in increasing the awareness of the safety and sanctity of birth at home. As a senior, well-experienced midwife she has taught midwifery skill workshops and passes on her expertise and wisdom in the time-honored tradition of apprenticeship. She also teaches for Midwifery Today.


My Testimony

All I wanted was someone – a guardian of sorts- to hold this space to cradle my womb as she would like her own to be – to love and trust this power moving in me and the creative force emerging during this time.

Posted On: January 10, 2009
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“We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” Laura Stavoe Harm

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