Birth Stories & News

Around week six of pregnancy, ⅔ of women begin to experience pregnancy sickness, more commonly known as morning sickness. These tips will help you feel better.
Every pregnancy may have all new symptoms … or none at all. If you think you are pregnant, here are 10 early signs you might be expecting. Edit Snippet
For the past nine months Raul and I have been preparing for a HBA2C (home birth after 2 c-sections). We read all the books (Ina May was my favorite), watched all the documentaries and took a Bradley class to educate ourselves on the process. We were well versed in the “mechanics” of labor, but there was a mental/emotional component that I struggled with from day one.
Midwives are trained professionals for mothers and infants with an expertise in supporting women to maintain healthy pregnancies and optimal birth outcomes and recoveries.
Insurance open enrollment season is upon us. Looking at all of your choices for coverage can be daunting, especially when you are considering adding a new baby to the family. Choosing to have a midwife and birth center provide care can save you 60% over a hospital birth with an OB. Westover Hills Birth Center …
Witness the “birth” of Westover Hills Birth Center in San Antonio, Texas. Hear Robin Rabenschlag and Julie Hatfield tell the story behind the creation of their birth center and how they are helping families have their best birth experience possible. Follow the link below to begin your journey by scheduling a personal consultation at no …
Breast milk provides the ideal nutrition for infants. It has everything your baby needs to grow. And it’s all provided in a form more easily digested than infant formula. Breast milk contains antibodies that help your baby fight off viruses and bacteria. Breastfed babies have fewer ear infections, respiratory illnesses, and bouts of diarrhea. They …
Join us for a comprehensive Childbirth Education Class being offered September 22nd at Westover Hills Birth Center! We will cover topics like phases & stages of labor, comfort measures, relaxation techniques, birth & postpartum planning, and much more – all helping you feel ready for your baby’s birth day! Donations of formula & baby food …