Erin Murphy, CPM, LM Certified Professional Midwife Licensed Midwife Erin is the mother of five sons, and has been attending births as a birth worker for 20+years. In addition to attending births in the out-of-hospital setting as a midwife, she provides childbirth education classes, and placenta encapsulation services. Erin created Queen City Birth Services LLC in 2018 to help fill the need for resources for expecting families in Staunton, VA and Augusta county. In 2020, Erin opened Augusta County's only freestanding birth center in Fishersville, VA. Erin was born at home herself, and she grew up in a culture that supported the normal physiology and sanctity of birth. This upbringing instilled in her a deep respect and reverence for the profound impact of the birth experience on growing families. Erin started doula work in 2002 and began her clinical midwifery training in 2016, Erin has also earned her Midwifery Bridge Certificate through the North American Registry of Midwives which satisfies US MERA and ICM educational competencies. She is CPR and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certified. By choosing to receive prenatal, birth, and postpartum care with Erin Murphy, you will receive top quality midwifery care, with continuity of care, at an affordable fee. Erin also holds a doctoral degree in music, and teaches part-time at two local universities as an adjunct professor of music. In her free time, she enjoys riding her two mustangs, and farming sheep and goats with her family.