Rachel Marriott is a Licensed Midwife and Certified Professional Midwife. She graduated from the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine with her undergraduate degree in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Studies (a philosophy of public health) while working as a doula and Emergency Medical Technician in the Los Angeles area.
After graduating from USC, she attended the National College of Midwifery, and received her midwifery degree in 2013. She has attended home and birth center births as a midwife all throughout Southern California, as well as overseas in the Philippines. She also teaches clinical midwifery skills for several midwifery colleges, including Midwives College of Utah, Mercy in Action College of Midwifery, and her alma mater National College of Midwifery, where she has been a preceptor since 2017.
Rachel brings calm, supportive energy to the births she attends, as well as a passion for family-centered care. She had home births with both of her pregnancies, and is so grateful to the amazing midwives who supported her along the way.
In 2021, Rachel became the first out of hospital midwife in Ventura County to precept for California State University Channel Island’s Family Nurse Practitioner program.