Labor and Delivery

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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....

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Turn My Car Seat at Two or Extended Rear Facing?

"My little one is turing two next month. I have been so excited to turn her car seat around at two years, but now I'm hearing all of this media coverage about extended rear facing. Is it really that big of a deal if I...