Our Staff

Heather n kids Heather Brown Kidde, CNM

Heather joined us in October, 2008 happily returning to her home state of Vermont. She attended Colorado College as an undergraduate, and the University of California, San Francisco where she received a Masters in Science with a specialty in Nurse-Midwifery & Women’s Health. Heather loves supporting women and their families through pregnancy and birth and watching the babes grow. Heather resides in Vergennes with her husband, daughter Lily and son Luke.

Martha Redpath, CNM

Martha graduated with a Nursing Degree from Duke University and practiced for years as an OB nurse. She attended the Frontier School of Nurse-Midwifery, graduating in 1998. She also has a Master’s Degree in Nursing from Case Western University. Martha is active in many birth and community related causes. She has been honored to assist hundreds of families with their births.

Anita Onofrio, CNM

Anita has been in health care since 1977 and has been a midwife in Vermont since 1986, sharing birth experiences with well over a thousand women and families. She has continued to offer holistic women’s health services in a variety of venues in both Vermont and New Hampshire. She is also a potter, a gardener, an outdoor enthusiast, and an avid thrift store shopper. She lives off the grid in the hills of Strafford with her husband, dog and cat, where she had the pleasure of raising her three grown children. Anita is pleased to be continuing her work with Tapestry Midwifery.

 Maggie-Gardner Maggie Gardner, CNM

Maggie joined Tapestry in January 2015 and is thrilled to be working in her home community.  She grew up in Vergennes and attended The University of Vermont for her undergraduate studies. She graduated from Frontier Nursing University in 2013 with a Master’s Degree in Nursing with a specialty in Nurse-Midwifery.  She lives in Vergennes with her two children.  When she’s not working, Maggie enjoys being outdoors as much as possible-hiking with her dog, biking, and snowboarding.

Nancy Klopfenstein, Lead RN

Nancy is the nurse manager for the practice. She worked for 2 years on the medical surgical floor at Porter Medical Center before transferring to the Birthing Center, where she was priviledged to work for 8 years before coming to Tapestry Midwifery. She is a certified child passenger safety technician and offers advice and assistance with car seats to our clients. She has lived in Vergennes for over 20 years and is thrilled to help bring midwifery care to the community.

Betsy Sullivan, Lead Office Administrator

Betsy has been with Tapestry Midwifery since September 2010. Betsy grew up in Vermont, graduated from Champlain College and soon after moved to Boston, MA. She returned to her hometown of Vergennes eight years later and currently resides in Panton with her husband and two children. She fully embraces the Vermont country life, raising lamb, sheep, ducks, turkeys and chickens!

Sarah Hale, Office Administrator

Sarah has had experience in other medical practices and feels fortunate to now be working with the team at Tapestry Midwifery in women’s health care. She resides in Vergennes with her family.

photo (6) Sarah Bouchard, RN

Sarah works as part-time nurse at Tapestry, and graduated from the University of Vermont in 2010. Previous to that she had a massage therapy/doula practice in Burlington, Vermont. She lives in Monkton and enjoys being a mama to her son Aidan, gardening and being outdoors.