Twenty years ago today, Martha “Marty” Jones began offering her services as a midwife in the Harrisonburg area. Jones, who with her team of midwives work at Shenandoah Women’s Healthcare, is credited with being among the first to develop a program locally. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Martha “Marty” Jones poses in an examination room at Shenandoah Women’s Healthcare on Wednesday. She marks her 20th year as a midwife today.