Edenway Birth Center offers you a wonderful and diverse team of midwives and apprentices who desire to support you as a unique individual. Each one of our providers is passionate about education, prevention, and the creation of a beautiful and nurturing environment to surround you during this amazing journey of growing new life!

We offer classes and free in-person consultation to enable you to choose a care provider who best fits your needs. Please explore our website to learn more about how we can help you!

  • "I can't say enough about the kind and personal way the midwives at Edenway took care of me."

    — TeriAnn Lewis, client

  • "The day of our first visit with the midwives was amazing! We talked like old friends."

    — Jena Bodeker, client

  • "The whole experience was amazing! I would recommend Edenway Birth Center to anyone!"

    — Gretel Marques, client with twins

  • “Every time I come in I am so blessed by all of your warmth and kindness.”

    — Amy Turner, client

  • We have a secret in our culture.. and it's not that birth is painful, it's that women are strong.

    — Laura Stavoe Harm

From The Blog

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Ten reasons to be thankful for midwives ~ Guest Post

  As we dive head first into another holiday season, I am thankful for the birth professionals that I work with through the advocacy work we do at Texas Birth Networks, and those who have been a part of my own birth experiences.   Here are ten of my favorite reasons to be thankful for […]

Photo by Amanda Marie Portraits

Working & Breastfeeding: 400 ~ Guest Post

400.  Pregnancy, or getting pregnant, was not an easy road for us. After a loss, followed by a corrective surgery, and then some infertility, finding out we were expecting our little one was the greatest day in our lives up to that point. We were blessed along the way with finding our loving care providers […]


The VBAC Birth Story of Astrid Bell

Background: My son, Levi, was born cesarean section. Before he was born July 22, 2012, we thought we had done all the research possible and that we were going to have a natural, unmedicated, remarkable birth. We had looked into midwives, doulas, birthing centers, and homebirths. We knew insurance would not pay for much so we […]


Making a postpartum plan

One thing that can make the transition from pregnancy to motherhood easier is having a plan for postpartum. So many of us focus so much on the pregnancy, the baby, and the birth that we forget (or never even know) how much recovery is involved in the first few weeks after the baby comes. Here […]


PAIN: The New 4-letter Word ~ Guest Post

Funny story: I was doing a postpartum visit with a new mom last week and we were chatting about her labor. How it went. How she felt about things. She was feeling the strain of getting used to life with a newborn, I mean- who doesn’t, right? – but she was obviously in love with […]


The Birth of Enzo Shaviv

My word from God was “redemption”. Redeeming of all the ugliness. The being torn asunder. The trauma. The memories of my previous birth experiences. I worked through a lot of fear. I remained with uncertainty. But a raw faith. Very raw. And one remaining fear. Back labor. To this day, I don’t know what would […]


The Birth of Rocco

The Birth of Rocco - July 24, 2013 The birth story for our little man begins long before I went into labor. In November 2012, my husband, Jarid, and I were ecstatic to learn that we were expecting our first child. We were able to tell family and friends at Christmas time about the new addition […]


The Birth of Zane

It was a Tuesday afternoon and at 40 weeks and 5 days pregnant, I was just done. It didn’t make matters easier when we added the fact that this little guy’s big sister came about 10 days before her estimated due date and we were living with extended family, so I felt watched 24/7. Everyone […]


How Can A Doula Help Your Birth?

A doula is a person whose sole purpose is to emotionally and physically assist the birthing family during their labor time. Doula literally means “female servant” and in labor that is precisely what a doula does- she serves the family and assists them in having the BEST birth they can. So how can a doula […]


Dear Grace

On the morning of Tuesday, January 25th my sleep kept being interrupted every 15-20 minutes by cramping and a mild back ache. I had been experiencing similar symptoms for the past week and a half along with my regular Braxton hicks, but these seemed to be on a pattern. I had a feeling this was […]

Welcome to the Edenway Birth Center Web Site!

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Our midwifery practice is based on several foundational elements. These include:

  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Informed consent
  • Relationship
  • Family involvement

Choosing a midwife

Hiring a midwife is a commitment to a partnership lasting throughout your entire prenatal period, labor and delivery, and  postpartum care for up to 6 weeks. During this time, your midwife will work with you to facilitate a safe, healthy and fulfilling experience. We believe that education and knowledge are essential to a successful out of hospital experience. Because of this philosophy, we commonly spend an hour or more with you for your appointments and focus on informed consent, preventative nutritional counseling as well as your physical, emotional, and spiritual well being. We promote nutrition, wellness, and exercise during pregnancy to prepare your body for birth.
In order to better support our clients during their pregnancy, we refer to an excellent network of chiropractors, childbirth educators, massage therapists, physicians, and other health care providers.

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Your children are welcome to attend your visits. We have numerous play areas and snacks available for their enjoyment. We encourage the involvement of the entire family during pregnancy and birth, and love helping fathers catch their own babies!

Birth Options

We have home birth and birth center birth options available to our clients.

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We specialize in water birth, and find that most of our clients appreciate this option. Our birth center has a beautiful birth suite with a deep tub used for waterbirth, and our birth cottage is similarly equipped.  A soft side tub is available to rent for those desiring a water birth experience in the comfort of their own home. Water is an effective form of pain relief and relaxation. It has been dubbed an “aquadural” and women often spend at least part of their labor in the tub, even if they do not desire to deliver in the water.

In addition to traditional midwifery services, we offer:

  • Pre-pregnancy counseling (preparing your body to support a baby, building your immune system)
  • Fertility consultation (tracking your cycles, herbs to prevent miscarriage, progesterone testing & prescription referral)
  • Information on birth control methods (natural family planning, fertility awareness, barrier methods, and hormonal contraception)

Call us today to set up a free tour and consultation with our midwives. We look forward to meeting you and your family!