Lori Gibson is a Certified Professional Midwife, Licensed Midwife and Midwifery Bridge Certificate Recipient. She is owner of Moonlight Birth, LLC and a home birth midwife in South Carolina. Formerly, she worked at a busy freestanding birth center in the administrative side and the clinical side while apprenticing and, once licensed, was an associate midwife there as well. Lori has spoken publicly about home birth, midwifery and the path to becoming a midwife to hundreds of high school students as well as given presentations regarding a healthy pregnancy and birth at events throughout her area including visits with SC legislators to help educate the lawmakers in the areas of home birth and midwifery. After receiving a BFA from UNC-Greensboro in 1998, among various other jobs, she worked as a freelance artist and photographer while raising her family with her husband, Stan. She has worked in the Rock Hill School District with the Family Literacy Program, has been an a Early Childhood Education teacher and has been a birth worker in some capacity since 1997, beginning with her youngest sister’s labor and birth. It was after the home birth of Lori’s third child in 2007 that she began actively pursuing out of hospital midwifery. Lori graduated from Midwife-to-Be in 2014 and since has been very active within the midwifery community. She is the current president of the SC chapter of NACPM, secretary of Palmetto Association of Licensed Midwives, current member of Midwives Advisory Council with SC Department of Health and Environmental Control. She is co-founder and organizer of Carolina Birth Junkies, an organization that strives to be a hub for midwifery education in the Carolinas. In 2019, Lori became an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor.