monica basile

Monica Basile PhD (she/her)

Monica Basile is a Certified Professional Midwife, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Childbirth Educator, Certified Doula, and Certified Prenatal Yoga Teacher with more than 20 years of experience teaching prenatal classes and attending births in both home and hospital settings.

She is committed to helping expectant parents gain confidence in their ability to give birth through holistic, community oriented, hands-on childbirth education. She offers evidence-based, non-judgmental birth services, with the goal of helping families create positive and transformative birth experiences. Monica is the mother of an adult son, and she holds a PhD in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies.

Monica has been teaching Mindful Birthing at Heartland since its inception in 2009. For more information and to register for this course, please visit