Marsha Jackson, wife of Clyde Jackson, Jr., mother of 5, and grandmother of 7, was born in Newark, NJ and received a baccalaureate degree in nursing from Howard University in 1974. She received her master’s degree in nurse-midwifery from Georgetown University in 1981. From 1981 to 1987, she operated a solo home birth practice in Washington, DC and also worked with Cities-in-Schools, an adolescent pregnancy program also in Washington, DC. Marsha is a member of St. Paul Baptist Church and serves as a deacon there. She is also active in the music and health resource ministries. Marsha has the distinction of being the first nurse-midwife to have delivery privileges at Georgetown University Hospital.
In 1987, Marsha co-founded BirthCare & Women’s Health, a full scope midwifery practice providing home birth services throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area. BirthCare expanded its services in 1992, opening the first accredited birth center in Alexandria, Virginia.
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