Cathy Matthews was born in the Northeast and lived 5 years in
Indonesia and the Netherlands while growing up. She graduated from
Brown University in 1970. She became interested in homebirth after the
birth of her second child (at home) in 1976 and became a certified
childbirth instructor in 1980. As she began to teach classes, she also
began to be asked to attend births. This led to entering the North
Florida School of Midwifery and becoming a Licensed Midwife in 1986.

Ms. Matthews, Licensed Midwife, is the mother of 5 children, 4 born at
home, and 1 grandchild, born at home. In 2007, she completed several
Alternative Medicine classes at Everglades University. Other interests
and enjoyments: sewing, knitting, roller blading.