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Owner & Licensed Midwife


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Debbie is the owner of Hollywood Birth Center and has been a licensed midwife since 1995. Debbie has been instrumental in helping to change the midwifery law to allow more licensed midwives to practice in Florida.

She has served as president of the Broward chapter of Friends of Midwives. She wrote a midwifery curriculum that was implemented in a National School of Technology in South Florida and was the clinical director, administrator, teacher and a student in that program. She has dedicated her life to empowering birthing individuals and keeping birth safe. She has two beautiful daughters Ariel and Munirah.

English - She/Her


Licensed Midwife

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Gelena Hinkley is a professional midwife who studied under the tutelage of renowned Midwife, Shari Daniels, at the International School of Midwifery in Miami. It is there that Gelena completed the Direct-Entry Midwifery program. Gelena is a Licensed Midwife (LM) by the Florida Department of Health and certified as a Professional Midwife (CPM). She also has continued her studies in herbalism and has completed several certificates as an herbalist. 

She has been in the field for 15 years, she has had her own homebirth practice for 12 years, co-owns a birth center in Margate and now at Hollywood Birth Center.

English & some Greek

Licensed Midwife & Lactation Consultant IBCLC


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Cecilia “Betty” Bilbao is native to Cuba but raised in south Florida. She discovered, while in midwifery
school, her maternal great grandmother was a granny midwife and delivered all seven of her
grandchildren. Betty has been a licensed Midwife in the state of Florida since 1999 and has been
attending births since 1996 in Florida and in Jamaica. Betty is also a Board-Certified Lactation
Consultant, IBCLC
Betty loves to teach and has taught Midwifery courses at International Institute for Health Care
Professional School in Boca Raton, FL. She has been precepting midwifery students from various
midwifery schools in Florida. Her passion is empowering birthing individuals through education and her
goals are to guide them through pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting, helping develop trust and
confidence.  Betty is fluent in both English and Spanish. Betty is married with three children, two
grandchildren and various pets.

English & Spanish - She/Her


Licensed Midwife


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Licensed Midwife


Layali has 5 years experience and worked with about 15 Midwives in and out of state while traveling.

She loves working with herbals and homeopathic and she is constantly learning about it.

English & some Arabic


Front Desk Manager

Jennifer Stein

Student Midwife

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Olivia Hartley-Belle

Student Midwife

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