VIDEO: The Home Birth of Asa.

Enjoy this sweet video of The Anderson Family’s home birth story. This tender video captures the essence of home birth. The environment allows the immediate family to gently care for each other and share the moment when their son and grandson was born. Happy Birthday, Asa. Love from your Midwives, Monika, Debra, and midwife student Christine.

BENEFITS OF NATURAL, UNMEDICATED LABOR AND BIRTH

Benefits for baby Baby may be less groggy and more alert after birth. Baby may have an easier time latching on and breastfeeding. Baby will not have narcotics or other medications in his system. Baby will have a lower risk of fetal distress during delivery. Baby’s APGAR scores may be higher. Benefits for mom Mom can walk around, soak in the tub, go to the bathroom, and change positions during labor. Pain can be beneficial to mom as it helps her to know what stage of labor she is in, when she… Read More

FOOD, KEEP IT SIMPLE AND DELICIOUS.

We all know that good food is the cornerstone of good health. Now that you are pregnant or considering having a baby in the near future the time is now to improve your choices of the foods that you eat. For those of us that live in Austin, we have a great selection of fresh food around every corner! Your food choices should be tailored to your individual body requirements. It is also important when, and in what combination, that you eat your food. Choose food from each food group, protein, vegetables,… Read More

The Heart of Texas Difference

Heart of Texas Midwives is a professional home birth practice. We are located in Austin, Texas. Our midwives are experts in normal birth. Source: The Heart of Texas Difference