1793 Newman Terrace
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
(269) 470-2611

Midwife in Benton Harbor, MI

At Gentle Harbor Midwifery, we recognize that your choice of a midwife in Benton Harbor is driven both by the practice's competency and personality. When searching for quality women's health care, you need a midwife who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at Gentle Harbor Midwifery every day. Our staff works together as a team to ensure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues through every phase of life. We look forward to getting to know you.


Terrie Lemley, CNM

Terrie Lemley, CNMTerrie Lemley CNM became a nurse in 1983, more specifically in obstetrics in 1986. She also gave birth to her first child in 1986, having three additional children over the next 6 years. Having a positive experience breastfeeding her own children, led her to help other women accomplish their breastfeeding goals.
While working as a labor and delivery nurse, it became apparent that women had few options for birthing. "There certainly must be a better way to help women birth than being in the bed and having IV fluids infused". This began her quest to become a nurse midwife.
Terrie graduated from Frontier Nursing University obtaining midwifery certification in 1998 and Master of Science in Nursing from Case Western Reserve University in 1999. She has worked in hospital based practices in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan. Recent limitations of area hospital practices led her to start Gentle Harbor Midwifery.
"A family's birth experience can impact their relationships forever. The power of birth, properly supported, can impact an entire generation; from how a mother views her own strength to how she supports others in family building" Giving this process back to the family can greatly build the next generation.
Married to Jim for 30 years, they enjoy parenting still with their adult children. The family is active in their church and enjoy serving others. In spare time, Terrie also enjoys cross- stitching, reading, and football!
Midwife - Benton Harbor, Gentle Harbor Midwifery, 1793 Newman Terrace, Benton Harbor MI, 49022 (269) 470-2611