Midwives committed to homebirth in Georgetown, Round Rock, and Leander

The Natural Birthing Center staff and midwives are highly trained, dedicated and experienced. We love our calling to birth and families. Our midwives are committed to natural birth, home birth, and water birth in the Pflugerville, Round Rock,  Georgetown, Leander, Cedar Park, Belton, Salado and surrounding areas.  



" In the Lord alone are deliverance and strength".  Is 45:24 


Meet our Staff:

Sandra Tallbear, ARNP/CNM

Advanced Registered Nurse Practicioner, Certified Nurse Midwife (ARNP-CNM) Georgetown, TX


Direct clinical care

We work in partnership with you to have a peaceful, calm, safe homebirth.  Automony means we respect your ideas, desires and dreams related to your birth. Of course we want your birth to safe.  Our goals are to protect your birthing space.  Sandra has  over 30 years of birthing experience and 25  of water birth experience. 


Professional History 

1986-        Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN), Harding University, Searcy, AR.  Minors  in Spanish, Bible.  Bilingual in Spanish, Continues to learn French and Italian. Still and active Christian.

1987-1989   Artemis Speaks College, with VBAC expert Nan Koehler, Tradiditional Birth Attendant.  Sebastopol California

1988-1991   Labor & Delivery.  Deaconess Medical Center, Spokane, WA.

1991-1993-  University of California San Francisco,  San Diego Midwifery program.  Graduate Cum Laude May 1993.

1993-1996   Certified Nurse Midwife, Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital, Adjunct faculty UTMB Galveston.      

1997-2003   Healing Heart Midwifery, Nacogdoches, TX.  Home birth midwife & water births.

2002-2004  Travel Nursing Labor & Delivery,  several California hospitals. 

2004-2005  Austin Area Birthing Center. Certified Nurse Midwife.

2004-2007   Labor & Delivery, North Austin Medical Center, Austin, TX.

2007-2014   Angels Singing Over Me Midwifery, Administrator, CNM,  home births and water births.  

2007-2010   Scott & White Hospital, Round Rock, TX.  Registered Nurse L&D. Charge Nurse.

2011- 2013   Central Texas Birth Center, Gerogetown, TX.  Assisted in opening CTBC.               Certified Nurse Midwife. Home Birth  and waterbirth.

2013- 2021   The Natural Birthing Center, Salado, opened 2013. Home Birth and Waterbirth specialities.  Clinical Director and Certified Nurse Midwife.  Salado closed June 2021. NARM preceptor. 

2017 -         Natural Birthing Center Round Rock. Administrator. Clinical midwife.  NARM Preceptor.


NRP  expires 04/2024   CPR expires April 2025.  ACMB certification expires 12/2028. Certified in Acumassage December 2018.  Vaginal Breech workshop completed Oct 9 & 10 2019. 


Certified Nurse Midwife, Part time, clinic.


We are holding space here.

Our Team

Andrea Weisenthal  SMW

Student Midwife 

Andrea is a mother and Respiratory Therapist while also being a student midwife. She attended Beautiful Beginning midwifery training center in Austin, Texas. She has attended 100's of hospital births in her 20+ year career, as well as serving as an EMT-paramedic in pediatric and neonatal critical care emergency transport, and ECMO specialist.  She is well versed in resuscitation. Her goal  is to always maintain those skills, but to not need them too often.  Her apsiration in midwifery is to see families and mothers be born as well as support parents through their parenting journey .   


She has dreamed of becoming a midwife and is now realizing her goals.



Abigail Copper SMW

 Student Midwife Birth Assistant

Abigail became a mom in 2008.  She was blessed to have a beautiful water birth. It was then that God gave her the heart and passion for midwifery and the desire to help women know they were created for pregnancy and birth.  Since then Abigail has had 4 other successful home births.  She is excited to embark on the journey of midwifery and looks forward to working alongside  other midwives.  


 NRP certified exp 1/2025

BLS exp 2/2025

Heather Meatyard  SMW

Student Midwife


Heather  is a student midwife currently attending school at Beautiful Beginning Midwife Training Center in Austin, Texas.  Her dream is to be a practicing midwife in Honduras where her and her family  are currenlty serving as missionaries.  When Heather is in Honduras she serves as s doula in the public birthing clinics.  She desires to open a clinic, birthing center and a maternity home in Honduras upon becoming a licensed midwife and raising all of the funds. She has  a passion to serve others.  


Heather travels back and forth from Hondruas to Austin to complete her education. 

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