Jackie Griggs, CNM – Works at the Houston Heights Office.*
Jackie received her first nursing degree in 1979 from San Jacinto College and has worked in women’s health since that time. She attended the University of Texas in Galveston (UTMB) to receive her Master’s degree as an Advanced Practice Nurse in 2001. She is a Certified Nurse-Midwife with a Masters degree in nursing and has delivered over 1,500 babies, yet can still recall each as an “honored, unique event.”
Jackie’s experience includes working in homes, birth centers, clinics, and hospital care.
She is the mother of five sons, three born at home with the assistance of midwives.
Jackie’s role at Bay Area Birth Center
Jackie founded Bay Area Birth Center as a freestanding, licensed birth center in 2006, and is the unwavering force behind its commitment to personalized care for every mother. The personal touch she brings to the center is enhanced by her past experience as President of the Association of Texas Midwives, the statewide organization that promotes midwifery in Texas. She is the current President of the Texas Coalition of Birth Centers, a Board Certified Lactation Consultant and a strong proponent of breastfeeding.