The Natural Birthing Center staff and midwives are highly trained, dedicated and experienced. Our midwives are committed to out of hospital birth, home birth, and water birth in the Austin, Round Rock, Georgetown, Leander, Cedar Park, Temple, Salado and surrounding areas. Meet our staff.
Direct clinical care
We work in partnership with you to have a peaceful, calm, safe homebirth. Your ideas, desires and dreams related to your birth are our goals. We protect the space for your birth. Sandra has 23 years experience in water birth.
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.
1993- Graduated Cum Laude Masters of Science in Nurse-Midwifery (MSN), University of California San Francisco, and San Diego campuses.
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,
2017 - Natural Birthing CenterRound Rock. Administrator. Clinical midwife. Preceptor.
NRP expires 10/2022 CPR expires August 2023. ACMB certification expires 2023. Certified in Acumassasge December 2018. Vaginal Breech workshop Oct 9 & 10 2019.