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Austin Home Birth Meetup - Hospital Transfer

Join birth professionals and experienced home birth parents alike to discuss transferring to the hospital from your home birth. Hear home birth stories that involve transfer and learn more facts about what your midwife will do in these situations.

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Austin Home Birth Meetup - Home Birth Basics

Join birth professionals and experienced home birth parents alike to discuss the basics of having a home birth. All your questions can be answered! Everything from birthing tubs to what to wear will be covered.

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The Birth of Jimmie Pepper - “She looked right at us and cried a little.”

After making the decision to have a home birth, came the task of finding a midwife. We were overwhelmed by how many midwives there were to choose from in Austin.  So many well qualified ladies to chose from.  My amazing friend and doula, Tanya Phillips, gave me a list of midwives she enjoyed working with […]

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Why I Didn’t Push My Baby Out (And You Shouldn’t, Either)

This is a guest post by one of the Heirloom Family, Jessie Edwards. Enjoy! Yes, I had a vaginal birth. No, I didn’t push my baby out. I wanted to. I had every intention to. I just… didn’t end up doing it this time. First let’s talk about how the birth of baby number one […]

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Austin Home Birth Meetup - Postpartum Support and Recovery

Join birth professionals, postpartum doulas, licensed therapists and experienced home birth parents alike to discuss all the postpartum resources Austin has to offer. All your questions can be answered! Everything you need to know on making it through the “4th trimester” will be covered.

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Midwife Cafe - Mueller Park

Get together with Mandy’s clients new and old to build community. We’ll meet at the coffee trailer and walk over to Lake Park if there are kids along to play.

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Babywearing 101 - July Home Birth Meetup

This month’s Austin Home Birth Meetup will feature information on the benefits of wearing your baby from birth and beyond. There will be various types of carriers for you to try and volunteer babywearing educators from the local Babywearing International to help answer all your questions!

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Walker’s Birth Story - “She will be our midwife for life.”

We knew we liked Mandy the first time we met, which was at a consultation. We met with a few other midwives, but before we had a chance to make any decisions, we miscarried. At first we had no idea what was happening, so we called Mandy and left a message and also got a […]

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