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 your birthing space. Sandra has 25 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. Salado closed June 2021.
2017 - Natural Birthing Center Round Rock. Administrator. Clinical midwife. Preceptor.
NRP expires 10/2022 CPR expires August 2023. ACMB certification expires 12/2023. Certified in Acumassasge December 2018. Vaginal Breech workshop Oct 9 & 10 2019.
Nicole has been a doula for 4 years. She brings a wealth of birthing knowlege. She is an expert in vaginal steams, rebozo technique and brings a calming sweet energy to birth. We are so happy to have her. She is currently working toward her Bachelors degree in Midwifery from the National College of Midwifery.
Bailey has a passionate heart for birth and babies. She is in the process of midwifery classes. She loves Jesus and has bible studies in her home on Wedsnesday evenings. Bailey is currently on maternity leave. Bailey has had two homebirths and comes to us with a great understanding of the post partum needs of new moms.