Beyond Conception Midwifery Services experienced & empowering women's health care, since 1981
Our Midwives & Staff
Mary Henderson, BS, LM, CPM
Mary Henderson attended the Arizona School of Midwifery in Tucson and
graduated in 1980. She trained in Phoenix with several midwives and was
licensed in 1981. Mary also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political
Science from Arizona State University.
Mary has attended over 2000 births and is well known here in the
valley. She is the mother of 5 children, 4 of whom were born at home.
She has six grandchildren, two of whom she had the joy to deliver at
She is an advocate for women’s and family health, working
collaboratively with practitioners throughout the Valley to provide the
best care available to all her clients.
When not at the office, you will run into Mary at local eateries, the
farmer’s market or sitting at a neighborhood coffee shop enjoying a
book, newspaper or anything she can get her hands on.
Jenny Schultz, BA, MPA, CD (DONA)
Senior Apprentice Midwife
Jenny is a native of Arizona, committed to families throughout the Valley, and believes in the empowerment and safety of homebirths for low-risk women, their families and their babies.
She is currently studying for her Masters in Midwifery at the Midwives College of Utah, and has studied directly under Mary Henderson since 2010. Jenny also has a Masters in Public Administration from Arizona State University.
Jenny has one son, born at home. When not with Beyond Conception, Jenny enjoys running, gardening and reading.
Her favorite quote of the moment: Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Amy Smith, BS, CBRE, CD (DONA)
Senior Apprentice Midwife
Amy has a B.S. in Biochemistry with a minor in Theater from a small women’s college, in upstate New York. She is originally from Maine and although she misses the smell of pine trees and ocean breezes, she has come to appreciate the beauty in shades of brown and red, and the wonderful people of the desert Southwest!
Amy is the mother of 2 boys born naturally, one in the hospital and one at home.
Amy is pursuing a Masters in Midwifery from the Midwives college of Utah and through the apprenticeship model with Mary Henderson since 2010. Amy feels blessed to have the opportunity to walk with women during their journey to motherhood; it is both inspiring and wondrous.
In her spare time Amy loves to sing & dance, hike & camp, game, play legos, read books, cook & eat.
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301 E Bethany Home Road Ste C-298
Phoenix, AZ 85012
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