Ashley J. Meccariello, CNM, MSN
Ashley was called to midwifery while caring for families as a nurse at Stony Brook University. She was "intrigued by the midwifery model of care and believed every family deserved a midwife". After 5 years experience in maternity care nursing, Ashley obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing at Frontier Nursing University in January 2017.
Ashley is one of the founding members of Gaia Midwives. She is passionate about providing client and family centered care through education and shared decision making. She believes that pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and parenthood deserve support that encourages a positive transformative experience.
Ashley is active in local, state, and national organizations to help promote the accessibility of midwifery services. She is married and a mother to 3 young children, birthing her last baby at home with Gaia Midwives! Ashley enjoys yoga, walking, cooking and spending time outdoors.