Join Mercy In Action and Mandy Toavs, LM, CPM of Heirloom Midwifery in Austin TX, for a two day intensive to learn the skills necessary to obtain and be more qualified for a midwifery apprenticeship, to help you gain employment as a birth assistant, and to help you be more prepared as a doula […]
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Creating a local support system can be very important to keeping your sanity as a new parent. Once you join the Heirloom Family you’ll always have a built in community! Whether its a meal train, holding your newborn so you can take a shower, or meeting up for coffee to get you out of the […]
December 20 was my due date, but on Friday, December 11, 2015 I started having “cramping” sensations while at work. The week before on Sunday morning, I lost part of my mucous plug and started to get excited, but nothing else happened. I saw my midwife, Mandy, and was told I could go into labor […]
My due date was October 3rd, everyone said second babies come earlier so when Genevieve said she would be leaving town October 10th I didn’t think it would be a problem. October 10th came and went, still pregnant. Sunday October 12th I wasn’t feeling so hot, I checked my blood pressure and it was abnormally […]
Join birth professionals, postpartum doulas, licensed therapists and experienced home birth parents alike to discuss all the benefits of water birth. Your questions can be answered! Everything you need to know on using a pool or tub for labor relief during your home birth.
Midwifery training is a very hands on process. Mandy is passionate about mentoring new birth professionals and recently taught a Midwives Assistant Workshop in Austin, TX attended by 27 local doulas and midwifery students. These are the midwifery students currently studying with Mandy through the Austin Midwife Collective. With a client’s consent they will assist with […]