Marie was born and raised in Burgundy, France. She moved to Bordeaux with her family during high school. In 2010, she fell in love with a Vermonter and in 2014 she moved to his home in Charlotte.
Marie has been practicing midwifery in France at numerous hospitals as well as in patient's homes since 2002. She has also delivered babies in Morocco, Togo, Benin, South Africa, India and in the United States. She has performed more than 900 births, worked with thousands of women and has experience with a wide range of pathologies and emergency situations. She is certified by the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and by the American Heart Association (BLS, CPR and AED) in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for adults, infants, and newborns. She is a member of the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM), the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM), and the Vermont Midwives Association (VMA).
Marie is very dedicated to her patients. She offers compassionate, personalized care, informing families about the different options that are available. Pregnancy and childbirth are natural processes and need to be honored as such. Her dream is that every woman feel empowered during this amazing time and that everybody's needs are respected for a smooth and safe transition. Marie received her degree in midwifery in 2006 from the University Victor Segalen Bordeaux II in France, a five year degree program. In 2011, she earned her degree in obstetrical acupuncture from the University Paris Nord-Paris 13, a two year program. Her study of Ayurveda began in Kerala, India in 2008 with an internship in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics at the Government Ayurveda College Hospital for Women & Children in Poojappura, Trivandrum, and a postpartum care internship at an Ayurvedic private practice in Kozhikode. In 2014 she became a Certified Ayurvedic Health Practitioner after completing a two year program at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque New Mexico.
Marie is also a Certified 200 hour AyurYoga Teacher approved by Yoga alliance.