MEET: Melissa Rauch


SERVICE: Home Birth

LOCATION: Nova Midwifery

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Melissa believes in the dynamic process of birth.  By supporting wellness, upholding informed decision making and minimizing unnecessary interventions we can promote the safest and most satisfying outcomes for a new family.  She finds it essential to not just focus on a healthy baby, but also a healthy mother and healthy family. 

Providing home birth, water birth and lactation services to the greater east bay, Melissa offers her clients comprehensive and compassionate care through pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and breastfeeding. Informed choice and family-centered care are at the heart of all of her work.

Melissa Rauch is a Certified Professional Midwife and Licensed in the state of California, IBCLC board certified lactation consultant, NARM approved preceptor and educator.  She holds current Neonatal Resuscitation and CPR certifications.