Our Certified Nurse Midwives


Chakeeta Williams, CNM

Midwife Chakeeta Williams

Patient Reviews

Chakeeta Williams began her education with a biology degree from Savannah State University. She knew she wanted to become a nurse and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Emory University. During her education at Emory she fell in love with birth work and women’s health care. Chakeeta worked as a registered nurse in a cardiac step down unit before starting her journey to become a midwife. She furthered her career and obtained a Master of Science in Midwifery through Frontier Nursing University.


Now Chakeeta has found her calling in helping women daily. She is able to inform and support them in making their health decisions.


In her free time Chakeeta enjoys reading, spin class and spending time with her family and friends.

Antoinette Holmes, CNM, WHNP

Midwife Lori Powers

Patient Reviews


Antoinette is an only child, born and raised in Compton, CA. At an early age she was submerged in the medical field, starting off as a file clerk, working as a receptionist, and eventually a medical assistant in a sports medicine clinic in Inglewood, CA.

Encouraged by her mother to experience life outside of LA, Antoinette attended undergrad at Villanova University in Pennsylvania where she obtained her bachelor's degree in nursing. She worked as a registered nurse for 10 years before returning to school to obtain her master's degree in nursing with a concentration in certified nurse midwifery and women's health nurse practitioner through Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

Antoinette moved to Georgia in 2009, was married in 2011, and had her first child in 2012. She is family oriented, loves to help others, loves to travel, and loves the beach. She brings with her a heart of compassion and she is eager to bestow on this community the love and support that she was given by her own growing up.

Michelle Arp, CNM

Midwife Dinah Augustin

Patient Reviews


Originally from Ohio, Michelle has lived and worked as a certified nurse-midwife in metro Atlanta since 1996. She received her BSN from Capital University in 1992, gained two years of experience as a labor and delivery nurse in Fort Myers, Florida before beginning her training in nurse-midwifery at Rutgers University in New Jersey. After finishing her training, Michelle permanently moved to Georgia. Michelle brings a tremendous amount of experience caring for women with high risk pregnancies and women seeking unmediated natural birth. She estimates she has "caught" more than 5,000 babies in her career. Outside of her career, Michelle is the widowed mother of a middle school-aged son. They enjoy camping, boating, and outdoor activities, as well as traveling as much as possible.

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