ANGELA LYTTLE, MSN, CNM
Owner and Nurse Midwife
Angela Lyttle, MSN, CNM is a 2012 Frontier Nursing University graduate. She completed her undergraduate nursing degree at Indiana University-Purdue University in 2003. Angela has worked as a nurse midwife in hospital, home, and birth center practices. She is passionate about partnering with women for optimal health. Angela believes that when women are educated about their bodies and given the information that they need to make informed decisions, this optimizes the health of the woman and creates empowerment. Ultimately, when women are empowered, this elevates the well-being of their children, families, and communities. Angela has been married for over twenty years and has three children.
AME KOLE, MSN, CNM
Ame’s BA was in Women’s Health Science with a minor in Spanish. She worked in a women’s health clinic and studied midwifery in a birth center. As a certified midwife, she attended birth at the birth center, then later worked in a home birth practice. After completing her MSN/CNM degree from Case Western Reserve University in 2002, she moved to Indianapolis and worked in a hospital based practice. She has been attending births for 23 years and says it never loses its magic. Every birth is unique and amazing. She believes in empowering women and families through pregnancy and beyond as they and their families grow. She has had two beautiful babies, both water babies born at home. She is a strong supporter of breastfeeding and did extended breastfeeding with her children. She is always up for a new adventure, whether it is running a marathon, traveling, or learning to knit a sweater. But her favorite activity is laying in a hammock, snuggling with her children, and reading a book.
MEG MALONE, RN
Office Nurse and Birth Assistant
Meg is passionate about women participating in their care and having shared power in decision making. By keeping the central goals of healthy mothers and healthy babies, she believes we can all contribute to stronger, healthier families. Meg also believes, that birth shouldn't become a medical procedure unless there is a need for medical intervention. She has almost a decade of experience in labor and delivery and postpartum in the hospital setting. She is currently in school to become a Certified Nurse Midwife.
DIANA HAYMOND, RN
Diana started her nursing career in maternity care at Johnson Memorial in 2009 as a Patient Care Tech/ Nursing Student. That is where her love for perinatal care grew.
Prior to her employment at Johnson Memorial Hospital, she worked for the Franklin United Methodist Community as a Certified Nurse Assistant. There she learn the basics to nursing. In 2008 she began to work for Johnson Memorial Hospital as a Patient Care Tech. After having her first child, she transferred to the Maternity Center at Johnson Memorial.
Jhoana is our medical assistant. She received her degree from Kaplan University and has worked as a medical assistant since 2007. When she's not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, and her dog. Jhoana is passionate about helping people and pursuing her real estate license.
Bailey is our Office Coordinator. She is in charge of making sure things run smoothly around Sacred Roots. After graduating from high school in Indiana, Bailey moved to Portland, OR for 3 years, before moving back home to Indianapolis. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Public Health. When she's not in school or at Sacred Roots, Bailey leads a quiet life with her boyfriend, Taylor. She enjoys reading, hiking, and the snuggles of her cat, Matilda and puppy, Jasmine. She is excited to be a part of the team and enjoys orchestrating growth in the practice.
Rachel graduated from Ball State University with a BS in Sociology. After two out of hospital births, one at Sacred Roots, she fell in love with the philosophy and purpose of midwifery care. Rachel believes every family should feel confident and empowered throughout the pregnancy and birth process, and that all families deserve compassionate and informed care. She is happiest when she is supporting people and works to create collaboration and efficiency, enabling progress and growth. She has a passion for people all around, but has a deep love for pregnancy, birth, and the joy of the journey.
When she’s not chasing her kids and cats around, she enjoys cross stitch, crafting, reading, and generally finding the simple joys in life.
Kassondra contracts with Sacred Roots to meet the billing and insurance needs for our clients. She is an experienced front office coordinator and biller/coder. She has an Associates Degree in Medical Reimbursement from Harrison College and is a Certified Medical Coder. Kassondra is married with 3 children and 2 dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, camping, and coaching various youth sports.