Annemiek is a trainer, consultant and advisor for CenteringPregnancy and Parenting. She became a registered midwife about 35 years ago and has worked in independent midwifery practices in several areas in the Netherlands. Since 1990 she is also a teacher connected to one of the Academies of Midwifery in the Netherlands and provided Teach the Teacher courses all over the world (Pakistan, India, Sierra Leone, Saudi Arabia ). Annemiek was involved in the start of CenteringPregnancy in the Netherlands in 2012 and has been a trainer in this concept since then. She believes this innovative type of care is contributing to better healthcare and the inclusion of women.