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Meet Our Team

Jenn Brakeman, LM, CPM

Midwife

My name is Jenn Brakeman. I became inspired to learn about natural childbirth early in 2007 after watching the difficult journey my sister-in-law had with the birth of her first baby. At the time I didn’t know that midwifery care existed but my passion was ignited and I began reading everything I could get my hands on.

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Inga Arts, LM, CPM

Founder, Head Midwife

Hi, my name is Inga Arts, LM, CPM. I am a Licensed Midwife, as well as a Certified Professional Midwife, CPM and founder of Dayspring Midwifery, est. 1997. It takes a lot of key people to really be able to give the kind of quality care and support we offer. It is our pleasure to service the families in our community in this way. Our goal is to care for healthy, low risk women through an essentially normal pregnancy and delivery.

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Amie Storm, CPM, LM

Licensed Midwife

Hi, I’m Amie Storm and I absolutely love what I get to do! My journey started when I was 18 years old and was invited to attend a home birth. Three years later I was married to my very supportive husband, and we had our son at home with a midwife. Soon to follow was our second son, and then a daughter who were also born at home. In 2008 I began an apprenticeship with a midwife and continued for over 3 years, learning all that I could about midwifery. I fell in love with it and knew that attending births was what I wanted to do. I continued as a birth doula and birth assistant for the next 5 years, taking a small break to focus on homeschooling our young children.

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Why Choose Dayspring?

  • 29 years of midwifery experience

  • 20 years of local reputation

  • Extensive, all inclusive package pricing
  • WELL WOMAN CARE COMING SOON!

  • Access to essential tools and ultrasound on a daily basis

  • Birth center, Waterbirth

  • Integrity
  • Competent & compassionate staffing
  • All services (except Bradley classes, Chiropractor, and Ultrasoumd) under one roof

  • Great birth statistics, available for viewing

Look Who’s Arrived!

  • On Wednesday 12/5 among the hustle and bustle of decorating the birth center for Christmas another beautiful baby girl was born! Her mama had a water birth and did such an amazing job! Olivia Ruth joins her 3 big sisters who have been beyond excited to meet her! She weighs 8 lbs 2oz. Congratulations mom and dad you have a lovely family ❤️
  • 13th annual open house complete... wow... nearly 200 people! Such great memories, old friends... 3 new pregnancy announcements! So much fun, very touching emotional moments... our hearts are just full! Thank you everyone for coming, and Bekah Fanciullo for the wonderful food! It was a perfect day!!!
  • And then the very next day I had the great joy of welcoming my daughter into the world. Liberty “Birdie” Dawn was born at 11:01pm weighing 8-1. Her birth mama gave us a priceless gift that we will forever be thankful for. I am so honored that she chose my family to love and raise this sweet blessing. Birdie fits right in and we are so in love with her!! -Jenn
  • There is just something so special when you get to help a family member into the world! Miss Wren Amelia arrived on Nov 23 at 5:27pm after a very quick labor. Her mama, my cousin, overcame some big obstacles to have her baby the way she wanted and I am so proud of her! She joins her big sister and a pretty proud daddy who nearly got to catch her on his own. ~Jenn
  • Kacie Rowan has arrived for her first Thanksgiving! Her mama made it to the birth center just in time to get into the tub and have her water birth, dad helped to catch his sweet baby girl too! Kacie weighs 7lbs 3oz and is 19 in long. Her 3 big sisters were so excited to meet her 💜 Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving🍁
  • Can we welcome Mr. Phillip Joshua. He is sibling #11 and this is his mama’s first out of hospital experience. We had a great time... mama hardly let on that she was in labor when little Phillip arrived. This exceptional 7 lb 11 oz package arrived in the middle of a clinic day, she loved the noises down below of children running through the clinic, it was almost a comfort to her. This blessed little guy arrived on Thursday Nov 9th, at just a little past 5:00 pm. Welcome little one!
  • Meet little miss Liberty Mae!! She is a first baby and I love her birth story. Her mama went from wanting a hospital epidural birth when she first found out she was pregnant to a birth with midwives OOH. Not only that but this mama overcame some big statistical odds to have her baby the way she did and she birthed with a surprising amount of grace and control. I’m so proud of you mama!! Liberty weighs 8-0 and is 20.5” long and was born Oct 30th at 9:12pm. Congrats mama & daddy!
  • Another beautiful birth by an amazing mama! On Sunday 10/21/18 at 2:12pm Aaralynn Clair arrived, she weighed 8lbs 11oz and is 21 in long. Both her and her brother were born at Dayspring.
  • Sometimes life gives us more questions than answers... but this we know... God is faithful, and He gets it when we don’t. Update on baby Caleb... He went to be with Jesus and the Angels today at 3:50 pm. I thank you all for the prayers for him and the family. Please keep His family in your prayers. This is never easy, and we can’t ever truly understand. But we know he is free and whole. If you find it in your heart to donate, please find his go fund me page. Caleb, thank you for the short time we had sweet baby.
  • Sometimes moms need a redemption birth, other times midwives need a redemption birth... this was mine! Annalie Suzette, was born Friday afternoon at 4:11. She was the first girl for this family after two boys, both born w/ Dayspring. Annalie weighed 8-9, beautiful water birth... lots of tears of joy. All that comes to mind is “His mercies are new every morning.” I know, doesn’t really make sense... but it does to the family and me! And I am so thankful! 💕💕💕
  • I want to give you all an update on baby Caleb and thank you for your prayers. (Mom has given me permission to do so). As of today he is breathing on his own. Miracle when your born at 33 wks without steroids. They have weaned him off the meds he had to be on, He has come through 2 surgeries, the fluid on his brain is being slowly drained. Like I’ve said before, this little guy is a fighter... he has defied all odds. He has a long road ahead, but Praise God he HAS a road ahead. Mom and dad appreciate all the the love and prayers you have sent their way. Please don’t stop! Here’s today’s picture.
  • Wednesday held surprises like no other. Sweet baby Caleb Daniel came into this world 7 weeks early. Caleb has a long fight ahead of him, but this mighty little man is a fighter and has already beat the odds. At 3lbs 6oz he is 100% amazing. Please keep mom and family in your prayers and we will continue to believe for miracles.

Keeping Birth a Natural Experience

Exploring all your options for birth? You have come to the right place.  Dayspring has many services available to you.  As you consider an out-of-hospital birth, you are taking on a greater responsibility for your own health and that of your unborn. We believe that being well informed of your options and the care you receive will help you have the best birthing experience.

We are excited that you are considering midwifery.  Our goal at Dayspring is to provide you with the best care, the least amount of technical intervention, and continual education to assist you throughout your childbearing years.

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