La Matriz Birth

Tema Mercado, Midwife

Grounded Bilingual Homebirth Midwife Care for San Diego and Tijuana, Baja California Families

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tema@lamatrizbirth.com 619.500.6552

LOCATIONS
Birth Center Chula Vista

Births Roots Women’s Health and Maternity Center
1686 Broadway, Chula Vista CA 91911

Tijuana Clinic

Anjali Centro Bienestar
Calle Sacramento 4424, Jardines De San Carlos, Tijuana, B.C., México

Tema Mercado offers hand-tailored midwifery care to women interested in a natural approach to their own self womb discoveries, from preconception to delivery and beyond.

Currently providing accessible and culturally competent bilingual homebirth midwifery care to families on both sides of the San Diego, California and Tijuana, Mexico border, with a birth center facility option in Chula Vista.

La Matriz Birth inspires families to regain their innate wisdom through nurturing midwifery care.

Why did you become a midwife?

“My work in midwifery is more than birthing babies and more about seeing the birth of powerful and rooted women.
Women growing into themselves, finding their voice and trusting their inner knowing.
I do this by providing them a safe place to ask questions and explored their emotional stirrings during our prenatal visits, birth and postpartum visits. I do this by not knowing for them, rather knowing and trusting that each one of my client has the capacity of self discovery.
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Meet Tema Mercado, Midwife

Tema is a Xicana mother of five children, wife, and Licensed Midwife.

“I want every baby in this world to be received with reverence and I want each mother to know she is powerful. I want both mother and baby to go forth from birth feeling Sacred.”

Appointment Locations

Birth Center, Chula Vista

Births Roots Women’s Health and Maternity Center
1686 Broadway, Chula Vista CA 91911

Birth Roots is a freestanding birth center, this means it has autonomy from the hospital and and other accrediting associations. I have facility privileges to conduct my prenatal appointments with clients here and use it as a birth center delivery option.

Tijuana Clinic

Anjali Centro Bienestar Calle Sacramento 4424, Jardines De San Carlos, Tijuana, BC, México

Anjali está localizado por Blvd. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz y Avenida Las Palmas por la Calle Sacramento (se convierte en Calle Gardenia al norte de Blvd. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz). El centro está en una casita blanca con rejas blancas a la derecha del Colegio Reina Isabel, detrás de la escuela.

“Tema was my teacher, then my midwife turned doula, then my postpartum sealer, and an inspiration.

She remains a calm, informed, and experienced energy that helped empower me in all aspects of birthing. Tema brings out the best in you which is what we hope most for in birthing support. Only one can give birth, but the tribe will support you in the transformation to your best and strongest self – the one your baby needs more than anything else.”
~ Michelle M.

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