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Alison Lally

Alison was born in the U.K., and initially trained as a Registered Nurse before becoming a Midwife. Following several years of community midwifery practice, Alison left the working world to raise her 4 children. In 1993, the Lally family moved to Canada and Alison returned to midwifery after completing her qualifications with the College of Midwives of Ontario. She has worked in Chatham-Kent since 2002, and became co-owner of the Midwives of Chatham-Kent in 2011.

Alison Lally

Registered Midwife

Alison was born in the U.K., and initially trained as a Registered Nurse before becoming a Midwife. Following several years of community midwifery practice, Alison left the working world to raise her 4 children. In 1993, the Lally family moved to Canada and Alison returned to midwifery after completing her qualifications with the College of Midwives of Ontario. She has worked in Chatham-Kent since 2002, and became co-owner of the Midwives of Chatham-Kent in 2011.

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Isabelle Milot

Isabelle has been involved with the midwifery profession for many years. In the early 1990’s she was part of the Ontario Consumer Group that was instrumental in bringing midwifery to South Western Ontario. She graduated from the Midwifery Education Program in 2006 and has been working in the Chatham area since. She chaired an Association of Ontario Midwives’ committee for five years and is currently an elected council member of the College of Midwives, as well as Head Midwife at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance hospital.

Isabelle Milot

Registered Midwife

Isabelle has been involved with the midwifery profession for many years. In the early 1990’s she was part of the Ontario Consumer Group that was instrumental in bringing midwifery to South Western Ontario. She graduated from the Midwifery Education Program in 2006 and has been working in the Chatham area since. She chaired an Association of Ontario Midwives’ committee for five years and is currently an elected council member of the College of Midwives, as well as Head Midwife at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance hospital.

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Sarah Solomon

Sarah received a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Midwifery from McMaster University in Hamilton. Though most of her training was completed in Hamilton and Niagara, she is overjoyed to practice in the city where she grew up. Sarah has an unwavering determination to provide comprehensive and meaningful care to every client she meets. She looks forward to partnering with her clients to create a care experience where they feel comfortable and confident to make decisions that best suit their needs. When not catching babies, Sarah enjoys spending time reading, writing, crafting and spending time with her husband and family.

Sarah Solomon

Registered Midwife

Sarah received a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Midwifery from McMaster University in Hamilton. Though most of her training was completed in Hamilton and Niagara, she is overjoyed to practice in the city where she grew up. Sarah has an unwavering determination to provide comprehensive and meaningful care to every client she meets. She looks forward to partnering with her clients to create a care experience where they feel comfortable and confident to make decisions that best suit their needs. When not catching babies, Sarah enjoys spending time reading, writing, crafting and spending time with her husband and family.

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Simone Staats

Six years ago, having received her Bachelor of Health Sciences in Midwifery from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Simone joined the Midwives of Chatham-Kent. She attributes her passion for prenatal and postnatal care to her longtime interest in healthcare and her thoughtful, attentive nature. When she’s not delivering babies, Simone enjoys travelling the world. She’s visited 16 countries, including a month in Tanzania, Africa caring for women and infants at a rural hospital. She loves spending time with family and friends, going to the movie theatre and sipping extra hot chai tea lattes. Simone is privileged to provide full-scope care to the women of Chatham-Kent.

Simone Staats

Registered Midwife

Six years ago, having received her Bachelor of Health Sciences in Midwifery from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Simone joined the Midwives of Chatham-Kent. She attributes her passion for prenatal and postnatal care to her longtime interest in healthcare and her thoughtful, attentive nature. When she’s not delivering babies, Simone enjoys travelling the world. She’s visited 16 countries, including a month in Tanzania, Africa caring for women and infants at a rural hospital. She loves spending time with family and friends, going to the movie theatre and sipping extra hot chai tea lattes. Simone is privileged to provide full-scope care to the women of Chatham-Kent.

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Erin Davis

Erin was born and raised in Chatham-Kent. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph, followed up with Bachelor of Health Science in Midwifery from Laurentian.  After living in many cities throughout her education, Erin could not be happier to return home and catch babies in her hometown. Erin considers providing support and care for women and their families at such an important time in their lives an honour. When not working, Erin is an accomplished and active yoga teacher, and enjoys travelling, the outdoors and her rescue puppy Storm.

Erin Davis

Registered Midwife

Erin was born and raised in Chatham-Kent. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph, followed up with Bachelor of Health Science in Midwifery from Laurentian.  After living in many cities throughout her education, Erin could not be happier to return home and catch babies in her hometown. Erin considers providing support and care for women and their families at such an important time in their lives an honour. When not working, Erin is an accomplished and active yoga teacher, and enjoys travelling, the outdoors and her rescue puppy Storm.

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Jennifer den Brinker

Having been born at the former St. Joseph’s Hospital and growing up here in Chatham-Kent, Jenn is delighted to be practicing in her hometown. She is a graduate of the Midwifery program at Ryerson University and was introduced to midwifery care with the births of her two children in the Netherlands. Prior to training as a midwife, Jenn has worked as a primary school teacher, doula and in business administration. She has also been fortunate enough to spend time living in Australia and Western Europe before returning to the community with her family. She enjoys working with women and their families at this special time of life and is proud to be part of a healthcare profession that acknowledges pregnancy as a profound, normal and natural experience.

Jennifer den Brinker

Registered Midwife

Having been born at the former St. Joseph’s Hospital and growing up here in Chatham-Kent, Jenn is delighted to be practicing in her hometown. She is a graduate of the Midwifery program at Ryerson University and was introduced to midwifery care with the births of her two children in the Netherlands. Prior to training as a midwife, Jenn has worked as a primary school teacher, doula and in business administration. She has also been fortunate enough to spend time living in Australia and Western Europe before returning to the community with her family. She enjoys working with women and their families at this special time of life and is proud to be part of a healthcare profession that acknowledges pregnancy as a profound, normal and natural experience.

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Janet Clarke

Janet was born and raised in the UK where she completed her nursing and midwifery training. She moved “across the pond” in 1988 and worked as a nurse in London for 7 years. She became a Registered Midwife in Ontario in 1997, all while having two babies of her own. Janet’s inspiration to become a midwife was from her aunt, who practiced as a community midwife in the area and era portrayed in the TV series ‘Call The Midwife’. Janet has now moved to Chatham-Kent to fulfill a near lifelong dream of owning a horse farm, and this is where you will find her in her spare time. Janet is excited to add her expertise and genuine love of her profession to the Midwives of Chatham-Kent in 2021, and is looking forward to serving this wonderful community.

Janet Clarke

Registered Midwife

Janet was born and raised in the UK where she completed her nursing and midwifery training. She moved “across the pond” in 1988 and worked as a nurse in London for 7 years. She became a Registered Midwife in Ontario in 1997, all while having two babies of her own. Janet’s inspiration to become a midwife was from her aunt, who practiced as a community midwife in the area and era portrayed in the TV series ‘Call The Midwife’. Janet has now moved to Chatham-Kent to fulfill a near lifelong dream of owning a horse farm, and this is where you will find her in her spare time. Janet is excited to add her expertise and genuine love of her profession to the Midwives of Chatham-Kent in 2021, and is looking forward to serving this wonderful community.

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Susan Van Mol

You will see Sue in the office a couple of days a week, working her magic up front on the phones and happy to hold babies. Sue was born and raised in Blenheim, and seems to know just about everyone! Her smiling face and happy disposition has earned her the nickname “Happy Sue”. When not working Sue spends a lot of time cutting grass, biking and walking.

Susan Van Mol

Administrator

You will see Sue in the office a couple of days a week, working her magic up front on the phones and happy to hold babies. Sue was born and raised in Blenheim, and seems to know just about everyone! Her smiling face and happy disposition has earned her the nickname “Happy Sue”. When not working Sue spends a lot of time cutting grass, biking and walking.