Blissful Midwifery offers personalized maternity care provided by Raquel Shoemaker, a licensed, certified professional midwife. Raquel provides midwifery care in the comfort of your home. Services include education, prenatal care, individualized labor support, newborn and postpartum care for mother and baby in the Madison and surrounding areas.


Blissful Midwifery specializes in homebirths,

waterbirths and VBACs. We also offer placental

encapsulation, herbal therapies and lactation

consulting. Blissful Midwifery would be honored

to be a part of your family's birth experience.

​​Birth is a beautiful and sacred experience with enormous potential to empower a woman as she begins her journey into motherhood. Positive birth experiences are good for women, and good for babies. We believe that you are beautiful and capable, and we attend your birth to help you to tap into your own beauty and power.

Midwifery Care


Madison midwives
Madison, WI Midwives
home birth
doula 
placenta encapsulation
Raquel Shoemaker, CPM, LM
lactation support
breastfeeding
VBAC
vbac
waterbirth