Lisa Goldstein, BFA, LM, RN, CNM, has been attending homebirths since 1958. Her three sons were born at home. She has lived in the western North Carolina mountains for since the early 1970s and in 1983 became North Carolina’s only legal non-nurse midwife. In the 1990s, she became an RN and then completed the CNEP program for nurse-midwifery, becoming a CNM in 1998. She currently works at Bakersville Community Medical Clinic, as well as her own office, The Fern Kingham Memorial Women’s Health Center and Birth Apartment. She attends births at home, the birth apartment and Spruce Pine Community Hospital. Lisa has also incorporated her knowledge of herbal and homeopathic remedies into her midwifery practice.