Rochel Lieberman, CM, LM, MS
Rochel first discovered midwifery care during her fifth pregnancy, and with the encouragement of her own midwife, decided to become one herself. She has a long history of involvement with women and their families, through her three decades of childbirth education, and for many years served as a consultant for family purity issues that affect women in the community.
Rochel is a graduate of Gateshead Seminary, holds a Bachelors of Science in Community Health from SUNY Empire State College, and has a Masters in Midwifery from SUNY Downstate. She has worked as a midwife in a variety of settings, and spent many years coordinating the OB/GYN Residency program at Jamaica Hospital. She currently directs the Midwifery Service for the OB/GYN Department at Coney Island Hospital, and enjoys sharing the midwifery model of care with residents and medical students, whom she supervises and mentors.
Rochel has 6 children and numerous grandchildren, and has been honored to care for women and their families for many years, helping bring the name of South Shore Midwives to the prominence it enjoys to women of Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island.