Catherine Clark founded her solo-practice, Bluebird Midwifery in 2006. Catherine has 30 years experience in women’s health and birthing. She has been a licensed midwife for 21 years. She began her career as a birth assistant at the Maternity Center Association in NYC in 1986. She received her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing at Columbia University in 1995. She then worked as a midwife at St.Vincent’s Hospital Midwifery Service and the Elizabeth Seton Childbearing Center, where she also served as the Clinical Director for 2 years until the birth of her 3rd baby. Thereafter, she worked as a midwife in Long Island College Hospital’s faculty practice before co-founding the Brooklyn Midwifery Collective. Catherine has lived in Brooklyn for more than 25 years and is proud to be raising 3 children in this beautiful borough. Catherine is also the owner of Brooklyn General Store where she blends her love of yarn and textiles with her love of community.
Brooke Farrell Brooke has been a practicing Midwife in New York for 15 years. She is originally from Virginia where she attended the University of Virginia for her undergraduate degree and returned there for her BS in Nursing. Prior to attending SUNY Downstate and becoming a CNM she worked as a RN at Elizabeth Seton Childbearing Center. Brooke spent the first half of her Midwifery career at North Central Bronx Hospital caring for a diverse and high risk population. Upon leaving NCB she joined Village Obstetrics at St. Vincents Medical Center. With the closure of St. Vincents in 2010, Brooke began a private practice. She is now excited to be merging her private practice with Catherine at Bluebird Midwifery.