Your team of maternity experts are here to embrace and guide you on your journey while empowering your choices and delivering expert care.
Heather is the Owner and Clinical Director of Alba Birth Center. In 2018, Heather purchased the practice with the goal of creating a safe space for mothers and their families to have the necessary support throughout their prenatal care, labor & delivery and postpartum care. She is passionate about providing warm, safe and nurturing care for every person that walks into Alba Birth Center.
She started her career in 2013 as a Certified Doula through DONA International and focused on childbirth education in our community. Her passion for natural childbirth assisted in her providing informational and emotional support to women during pregnancy.
Heather joined Alba Birth Center as an Administrator in 2014 while also acting in a Doula and an Assistant Midwife role. After completing her midwifery studies, Heather became a Certified Professional Midwife. She is licensed in the state of Wisconsin to care for pregnant women, postpartum women up to six weeks, and newborns up to six weeks.
Heather has been married to her husband, Norm since 1999. They have four children, all of whom were born at home with midwives. She enjoys running, reading, and volunteering with her family in the community when she is not caring for mothers and babies at Alba Birth Center.
Katie’s passion for birth work started when she completed a NICU rotation her senior year of college. After graduating with her BSN from Carrol University, Katie was presented with the opportunity to experience birth in a different way than she’s ever seen, out of hospital. She immediately fell in love with the work and jumped in with both feet, never looking back. She knew she was in the right spot, providing care to mother’s and their families in an out-of-hospital setting.
Katie is a skilled educator and focuses on providing detailed information for her patients at each prenatal appointment. Additionally, she teaches Introduction to Natural Childbirth at Alba Birth Center.
She joined the Alba Birth Center team in 2016 and is a Licensed Professional Midwife in the state of Wisconsin allowing her to care for pregnant women, postpartum women up to six weeks, and their newborns up to six weeks.
Katie lives in Appleton with her husband, Sam and their two children, Lucy and Archer. Both of Katie’s children were born in an out-of-hospital setting under midwifery supervision. Lucy was born in the Iris room at Alba and Archer was born at home. In her free time, Katie enjoys playing with her children, studying, and drinking coffee.
Hanna’s career caring for women and families in Wisconsin started in 2017. After experiencing midwifery care and a water birth with her oldest child, her passion for maternity care was ignited. She started working as a doula within the hospital system and throughout that experience, she realized that the way to truly make a difference in maternity care was through the out-of-hospital midwifery care model.
During her midwifery apprenticeship, she cared for a wide variety of women, ages 18 to 45, from Milwaukee to the heart of Amish country. From her experiences attending out-of-hospital birth, she learned to deeply trust birth, babies and women.
Hanna joined the Alba Birth Center team in 2023 and is a Licensed Professional Midwife in the state of Wisconsin allowing her to care for pregnant women, postpartum women up to six weeks, and their newborns up to six weeks. As the newest member of the Alba Birth Center team, Hanna looks forward to serving families during the most sacred, transformative time of their lives!
Her own birth experiences with midwives have helped shape what she offers to women throughout their maternity journey – a gentle, whole-woman approach to health where all options are explored, and all aspects of health are addressed.
Hanna has additional training in honoring and optimizing the postpartum period through Innate Traditions. She is finishing her certification to become an Innate practitioner. Hanna aims to help every family she cares for to adequately plan for and achieve a thriving and nourished pregnancy, birth, and postpartum time.
Hanna and her husband, Domingo live in the Fox Valley and have three children together. Her children are well educated about birth and know more about placentas than most adults! When not attending birth, Hanna enjoys spending time with her family, being outside in the sunshine, drinking coffee, and considers herself to be lifelong learner.
Aubrey is the Director of Alba Birth Center. She oversees Alba’s business operations and focuses on implementing Alba’s vision and mission to be the leading provider of Midwifery Care within our community. Aubrey’s goal is to ensure our patients, their baby and family receives nothing short of the highest level of maternity care.
Aubrey has a master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with a specialization in Organizational Effectiveness from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh with a B.A. in Psychology and Spanish.
Prior to joining Alba Birth Center, Aubrey held healthcare leadership positions focusing on organizational growth and process and quality improvement.
Aubrey lives in Neenah with her husband, Dan and their sons, Deiondre and Tyson.
Christi is the Patient Engagement Coordinator at Alba Birth Center. She has spent 20+ years in sales and customer service roles. At Alba, she is responsible for coordinating patient schedules, managing Alba events and acts as a liaison with our community partners.
She has devoted her life to brightening the days of others. Christi is the co-host of the podcast, Two Cracked Posts and hosts a weekly “Coffee with Christi” on Saturday mornings where she shares funny and crazy experiences she’s had in hopes of helping or inspiring others.
Christi’s favorite days are spent cheering on her son who plays football at UNI, her son who plays Lacrosse at Maryland and singing loudly in the car with her daughter, Sophie while drinking Starbucks. She is obsessed with coffee (with lots of creamer and whip cream) and has a deep faith which she loves to share with anyone who is interested.
Her infectious and fun personality will make you feel warm, safe and welcome. Christi is the first face you will see when you enter Alba and last person to hug you when you leave.
Diane is the Clinical Coordinator at Alba Birth Center. She has spent most of her career in healthcare, in both clinical and administrative roles. She started her career as a nurse and then transitioned into administrative leadership roles. At Alba, she provides the day-to-day operational and administrative support to our Midwives.
Diane’s happy place is the beach and she’s always up for adventure. She is brilliant with a quick and witty character and has the best one-liner jokes. Her calm and calculated demeanor allow her to remain calm under pressure. She is definitely the person you want in the emergency exit row!
She has been a competitive cheer coach in Green Bay for the past 19 years and carries that enthusiasm to her role at Alba. She is a mom of 3 adult children and has been married to her husband, Carl for 27 years.
Sue is a gifted artist who crochets all of the adorable Alba baby hats. She is honored and humbled to create these little gifts for our Alba babies.
She has been married to her husband, Norm for 45 years. They met just after she graduated from high school and raised a beautiful family together. Sue has five children and 11 grandchildren.
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