Just as a woman’s heart knows,

How and when to pump,

Her lungs to inhale,

And her hand to pull back from fire,

So she knows when and how to give birth.

– Virginia Di Orio


Who is BIRTHWISE midwifery care?

It's all in the name, BIRTHWISE midwifey care.  The name BIRTH+WISE blends wisdom of the ages and modernity. History tells us that the lineage of midwives is the oldest profession of women caring for women on earth.  At BIRTHWISE midwifey care pregnancy and birth is a time for joy and expectation, and a time for wisdom and evidence based care. If you are looking for a midwife who will care for your unique needs with personal attention and expertise then you’ve come to the right place! 

BIRTHWISE midwifey care is owned and operated by Marcile Marker'Petrilli LM, CPM. Her goal is to provide expecting parents with a safe place as they welcome a new little life into their families. She does so by providing holistic and relational maternity care. During your pregnancy she will aim to help you maintain good health and stay low-risk, as well as prepare you to be confident and ready for your best possible birth experience. Marcile wants you to be assured that you have chosen the midwife whose philosophy, values and methods are a good fit for your family’s needs. Please take time to get to know more about Marcile by reading through the website. Also please come meet with Marcile at a  complementary initial consultation where you can receive answers to your questions and discuss your desires with Marcile the midwife in person.


With the historical knowledge that pregnancy and birth are normal and healthy functions and that a woman’s body is uniquely designed to give birth, Marcile provides care to women and their families with a holistic approach. Pregnancy and birth do not affect a woman’s physical being alone, but there are emotional, social, psychological,  and spiritual needs too.

At BIRTHWISE,  Marcile's care reflects this understanding. Call Marcile and schedule your free one hour consult. 509-496-9330

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“Before I Formed You in the Womb

           I Knew You” Jeremiah 1:5a

20315 S Clodfelter Road

Kennewick, WA 99338

(509) 496-9330


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