Circle of Life Midwifery

About Us

Joni Stone, CPM

Joni’s purpose as a midwife is to be a guide during the transition to motherhood, and to empower women and families through the process.  She has had the honor of witnessing true transformation and the power of spirit. She has worked with over 800 families over the last 20 years. In addition to midwifery, Joni is trained in Arvigo Therapy of Mayan Abdominal Massage, and Holistic Pelvic Care™ bringing knowledge of complementary modalities such as herbal medicine, homeopathy, and nutrition to her work.

Joni is a mother of 3 children and enjoys little league games, climbing competitions, hiking, biking, camping, and generally anything in nature.  She loves working and playing with flowers, plants and herbs.


Kara Crawford

Kara Crawford is a midwife and a birth and postpartum doula. She has been supporting women in childbirth for 20 years. She has been assisting midwives in CT in the homebirth setting since 2011. In addition to Midwifery, Kara also is an herbalist, certified in Bengkung belly binding and a Reiki master. Kara is passionate about preserving the sacredness of pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period.

Kara is a mom of 3 and in her spare time enjoys yoga and walking in the woods.