Amanda Macdonald, LM, CPM, is a licensed and certified professional midwife in Reno, NV. She is the owner of Sage Springs Midwifery, serving homebirth families in the Truckee Meadows area. She graduated from National Midwifery Institute, a MEAC accredited school in 2014. She is the president of the Nevada chapter of the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives. She is also a co-founder of Midtown Midwifery Collective located in Reno, NV. She has owned and operated a small solo homebirth midwifery practice since 2015. She has experience serving families both at home and birth center. She also attended hospital births as a doula intermittently from 2005-2014. She graduated from California State University with a Bachelors in Human Development with an emphasis in Women’s Development. Amanda became an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor in 2018 and has been offering childbirth classes in a private or small group setting.