Birth

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Austin Expecting Reading List: 2017 Provider Picks

Is it just us, or does the start of a new year always get you itching to roll out a fresh new reading list? For new and expecting parents, for those planning for pregnancy, for caregivers and all those professionals working in the birth community,...

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2016 Austin Birth Awards Winners Announced

The 2016 Austin Birth Awards, hosted and organized by Central Texas Breastfeeding Coalition and benefitting the local non-profit Pregnancy and Postpartum Health Alliance of Texas, were announced at the awards ceremony at George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center on October 14. ...

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What Exactly Does a Midwife Do?

As a midwife, I am often asked what exactly it is that I do? Although the percentage is rising, only 10% of births in the United States are attended by midwives, so it’s not unusual to find myself explaining my profession. The term “midwife” is...

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Seriously, Why Not Home?

A review of the documentary 'Why not Home?' which tells the stories of medical professionals who have chosen to deliver their children at home....