Crystal Hall

Crystal is the founder of the first Midwifery clinic in Windsor in 2003, so the Midwives of Windsor is her baby. Crystal did her midwifery training in England in 1992 and has been a midwife in Ontario since 1997. She has worked as a midwife in London, England; the North West Territories; London, ON; Brantford/Hamilton area and of course Windsor/ Leamington. Having been at well over 2000 births in the last 20 years, what Crystal enjoys most about being a midwife is providing an individualized approach to care. Crystal is at the moment enjoying photography and has fun seeking out new sights to capture.

Ginger Girard Fram

Ginger is our local midwife, who grew up and attended high school in the Leamington/ Wheatly area. Before moving on to the University of Western Ontario where she earned her first degree in Health Promotion in 2003. In 2009, Ginger then went on to complete the Midwifery Education Program at Laurentian University, in Sudbury. Ginger’s first year of practice with the Midwives of Algoma in Sault Ste. Marie after which she returned home to the Windsor Area and began her career with Midwives of Windsor in 2010. Ginger has 3 children and is passionate about providing safe birth options to women in their home communities as well as educating families about their pregnancy and birth options. She lives in Windsor with her husband and two sons. Ginger looks forward to providing the women and families of Windsor-Essex with excellent Midwifery Care for years to come.

Amanda Tomkins

Amanda first became interested in midwifery while volunteering on a mission’s trip to the Philippines in 1998. After graduating from York University with a Humanities degree in Child Studies in 2000, she journeyed to El Paso Texas and studied midwifery at Maternidad La Luz in 2001 and 2002. After completing the Ontario IMPP (International Midwifery Pre-registration Program) in 2003 and the PLEA (Prior Learning Experience Assessment) in Manitoba in 2004, Amanda moved to Nunavut in 2004 to accept a job as a midwife in Rankin Inlet; a tiny community located on the Northwest shore of Hudson Bay. Amanda became one of the first registered Midwives in the Territory when official legislation was passed in 2010. In her 8 years working as a midwife in Nunavut, Amanda caught and was present at the births of over 200 babies and mentored the first 2 registered Inuit midwives in Canada. Amanda returned home to Ontario in 2015 with her husband and three children to join the Midwives of Windsor in March 2015. Amanda is excited to meet all of you and looks forward to empowering women in Windsor and Essex County. Her true passion is in helping women experience their dreams of childbirth and empowering them to have the birth experience they want for themselves and their families.

Lissette Reyes Posada de Michaud

Lissette Violeta Reyes Posada De Michaud, was born and raised in Peru, South America. She is fluent in English and Spanish. Her education was in the Cesar Vallejo University in the city of Trujillo, in Northern Peru. She graduated and got her bachelor degree in obstetrics in 2010. Lissette and her family moved to Canada in 2012. Lissette decided to continue this amazing career providing care for women and their babies as a midwife. She finished the IMPP (International Midwifery Pre-Registration Program) at Ryerson University and completed the clerkship at “Midwife Alliance” in Toronto. Lissette enjoys spending her free time with her family and her dog. She would like to thank Midwives of Windsor and clients for giving her this opportunity of being part of the team. She looks forward to meet everybody.

Candy Hall

Originally from North Bay but has lived in many places due to her late husband’s chosen career as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces. She is the mother of two and grandmother of three. Candy moved to Windsor in 2003 to assist her daughter in setting up her midwifery practice the Midwives of Windsor. Candy has been the Senior Office Administrator since then and what she enjoys most about working at the Midwives of Windsor is meeting all the clients and sharing their joy in welcoming their new addition to their family (The occasional cuddle with the little one is a great bonus). She looks forward to meeting everyone and their families.

Diana Marro

Originally from Lima, Peru, Diana has called Canada home since 2011 when she moved to Windsor as a Live-in Caregiver. Diana graduated as a Bilingual Management Assistant (English/Spanish) from Nuestra Sra. De Guadalupe Management School in Lima in 2004. After completion of her diploma, she developed her administration skills working as a Management Assistant with two large international companies from the USA and Switzerland. She spent a year living in the Netherlands and Belgium, learning intermediate French and Dutch, while also taking some courses to improve her proficiency of the English language. She is really passionate about the mission of Ten Thousand Villages here in Windsor and has now become a Volunteer Assistant Manager & Social Media Editor. Diana joined Midwives of Windsor in October 2014 and is very excited about this new opportunity in such a great organization.

Sherri Mathews

Sherri Matthews is a recent graduate from Laurentian University. She is excited to start her new registrant year with the Midwives of Windsor. During her midwifery training she has had the privilege of working with women/families in Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener, Sault Ste. Marie and Stratford. Prior to midwifery Sherri trained to be a Registered Practical Nurse. She has had the opportunity to practice as a nurse in a variety of settings, the latest with a obstetrician in her office and doing home care. She has attended several births as a Doula in Kirkland Lake and in Cambridge, Ontario. This is where her passion grew to be a midwife. She is married and has two children and a dog Ricardo. Sherri is looking forward to meet with the lovely women of Windsor Ontario and Essex County.

Krysta Barclay

Krysta was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario but has called Southern Ontario home for the last 7 years. She graduated from Laurentian University with an Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences and has completed placements in various Ontario communities including Thunder Bay, Barrie, Kitchener-Waterloo, and London. Prior to entering the Midwifery Education Program, Krysta graduated from Lakehead University in 2010 with an Honours Bachelor of Music. In 2016, Krysta welcomed her daughter into the world with the assistance of midwives. When she's not working, Krysta enjoys spending time being creating by sewing, scrapbooking, baking, and gardening. Krysta is both grateful and elated to begin her midwifery career alongside the wonderful and supportive Midwives of Windsor and looks forward to meeting and working with you and your families during this special time.

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