Marsha Keechler, CNM

Marsha Keechler, CNM, is a Certified Nurse Midwife. Graduating in 1991 with honors and over 28 years of diverse experience in Yuma helping empower women make informed decisions about their health and wellness. 

“Hoosier” by birth but raised on the San Fransisco Peninsula in the 60’s. Marsha has 5 children and 15 grand children. In founding The Midwife’s Kitchen her hope for the future is to give the women of Yuma a few more choices in their health care.

Jessica Branch, Student Midwife

Student midwife, certified birth and postpartum doula, and certified childbirth educator. Jessica has spent the last few years volunteering as a doula for military families while working toward her CPM, BSM credentials. She is gaining clinical knowledge through an apprenticeship with Marsha for over a year now.

Alexis Ramirez, RN

Registered Nurse.

Amy Woodman, C-FNP, RN

Registered Nurse and Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (not yet licensed). Amy’s educational background consists of graduating from Colorado State (2011) with a Bachelors in Biomedical Science,  University of Wyoming (2013) with a Bachelors in Nursing, and with high honors from University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with a Masters in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner (2022).  She is certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  

Amy grew up in Wyoming and became a Yuman after meeting her husband here.  She has two young children with the youngest being born at the center in February.  Her dedication to patient care, continuous learning, and genuine patient connections ensure personalized, up-to-date healthcare.

Kendra Cleinmark, RN

Registered Nurse.  Kendra graduated nursing school from AWC in 2018. Her healthcare experience since includes home health, high school nurse, and The Midwife’s Kitchen since 2021.  Kendra is currently works as an on call nurse for births and other services. She also works full time providing in-home assessments and visits for the elderly.

Kendra (Kendi) was born and raised here in Yuma, AZ.  She is a military spouse and has three young children (two of which were born at The Midwife’s Kitchen).  Kendra has a strong passion for providing personalized and quality care to all of her patients.

Tracey Dominguez, Administrator, CMAA

Administrator, Certified Medical Assistant, and Birthing Assistant.  Tracey received her certifications through Regional Center for Border Health in 2011 and discovered her passion for the medical field.  While working at The Midwife’s Kitchen, she has also become a birthing assistant.  

Tracey was born and raised in Yuma. She has three children and eight grandchildren. She thoroughly enjoys her career and plans to continue and expand knowledge through experience.

Kiana Dominguez, Receptionist

Kiana has experience in reception tasks including answering phones, scheduling, and welcoming patients with a warm smile. She is excited to begin training as a birthing assistant at The Midwife’s Kitchen.

Kiana was born and raised in Yuma. She has five children, with the youngest being twins. Her busy home life with her children provides experiences, understanding, and knowledge to our patients.  She is eager to continue increasing her skills and expertise.