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Alexis Kessner

Licensed Professional Midwife

Amanda has over a decade of experience working with mothers and babies. She first began attending births as a volunteer doula at San Francisco General Hospital. From there she enrolled at the Midwives College of Utah, and completed the majority of her clinical training at the San Francisco Birth Center. She has since been active with public health organizations including Homeless Prenatal Program and The Body Positive. She also sits on the advisory board of the Global Pediatric Alliance and the Imeinu Jewish Birth Professional Collective. In 2019, Amanda co-founded a private, home birth practice called East Bay Midwives. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she loves to hike, pick wildflowers, and share a Shabbat meal with friends and family.


Amanda supports Golden Oak's prenatal clinic where where she provides our clients with her kind and thoughtful care. She's excited to be part of the team at Golden Oak and feels privileged to serve Golden Oak clients!


Amanda can be reached at

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