The Birthways Team Has Your Best Interest At Heart
You want the best for your healthcare – so do we. That’s why our team of experienced Midwives at Birthways Family Birth Center, located in Sarasota, Florida, is committed to providing you with professional Midwifery Care that is safe, compassionate, and tailored to your unique needs. Our Midwives are licensed by the State of Florida and hold National Certifications while the entirety of our staff is certified in CPR and Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP). At Birthways, we find joy in mothering new mothers, fathers, and families as they are born. We invite you to schedule an appointment for a visit or complimentary consultation!
Your Midwifery Care awaits you!
Meet Your Midwives
Christina Holmes, LM, CPM is a Florida Licensed Midwife and Nationally Certified Professional Midwife since 2002 assisting over 1000 babies into the world. Having grown up in Sarasota, Christina is fully invested in the health of the families in our community. She has volunteered with the Newtown Health council, was a Board Member of the Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota, and has served many years on the FIMR committee helping to promote healthy pregnancies and babies in our community.
Christina has been active in Midwifery legislation and regulation at the State level as the former President of the Midwives Association and former Vice President & Secretary of the Florida Alliance of Birth Centers. With a love for educating families and birth professionals in order to create a world of safe, compassionate birth, she has taught Midwifery, Medical, EMS, Nursing, and Physician Assistant students over the years.
Christina enjoys cycling, yoga, & music. She is a mother and a grandmother and wishes for every parent, child, and family to be treated with kindness, love, and gentleness at the time of birth.
Cheryl Ross Hollifield
Cheryl Ross Hollifield is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and Certified Nurse Midwife with more than 40 years of experience catching babies, listening to women, & caring for their health care needs. Not only can she assist you through pregnancy, but she is also here for your reproductive care throughout your lifetime. From the first menstruation cycle, birth control, through menopause.
Gardening, kayaking, swimming, and reading occupy some of her favorite moments of relaxation. Cheryl has two beautiful grown daughters and is excited to continue serving women in the Sarasota and surrounding communities as part of the Birthways Family!
Audrey dreamed of being a Midwife from a young age. She obtained her degree in Biology & Women’s Studies at FSU and graduated from the Florida School of Traditional Midwifery in 2013. Audrey joined the Birthways Family in 2017 after working in home & birth center practices in the Miami & Tampa Bay areas.
Audrey has a passion for maternal health issues especially in under-developed countries like Haiti. She is the President of the Midwives Association of Florida and has been participating in legislative issues that affect access to safe Midwifery Care in Florida. Audrey is a mother, musician, and enjoys nature. She loves to share her knowledge of holistic health and believes birthing families should be both honored & protected.
Rachael McGeorge, Office Manager
Linda Jones, Administrator
Linda has always been a supporter of Birthways Family Birth Center and joined our team in 2011. She is the mother of four grown children, including our Midwife Christina, she’s a grandmother and great-grandmother. Linda loves horses, babies, and country music! She handles many of the behind the scenes administrative details at Birthways.