Experience and wisdom you can trust. Offering home and birth center birth.
Tracking you and your baby’s health throughout your pregnancy is vital. During your prenatal visits we’ll conduct physical assessments, draw labs, refer for ultrasounds, develop a birthing plan and consult with physicians when necessary. Personalized attention to your specific needs is the hallmark of our care. You will get to know our midwife and student well. Childbirth classes, newborn classes, and classes with local IBCLCs available.
Having a baby should be a positive experience, so our main focus is to create a safe and comfortable environment for you to bring your baby into the world. Water birth tubs and TENS units are available to rent to help with pain relief. Our apprentice offers doula services for an additional fee. Surround yourself with your family and friends if you so chose. Begin bonding with your baby immediately in the comfort of your own home or at Lotus Community Birthing Center in North Austin.
Our job isn’t done once delivery is over. We stay with you for 2 - 4 hours after birth to be sure you and baby are stable. Your midwife will stay in close contact with you after your birth to provide any assistance you need for healthy recovery. Three postpartum visits for you are included in our early pay global birth packages. Weight checks, newborn screening, and critical congenital heart screening is done at your postpartum appointments for your baby. In home phototherapy available for babies with jaundice. Breastfeeding consultations available with Mariah Brice, RN, IBCLC.
Home birth services for the greater Austin and Killeen area.
Hi, I'm Jen! I'm an experienced midwife of 16+ years who has attended hundreds of births in a variety of settings. I completed my midwifery schooling in 2004, then apprenticed with several different midwives as well as completed two midwifery internships at birth centers in Senegal, Africa and in the Philippines. I opened my first solo practice in 2007 in Northeast Pennsylvania. I am a Certified Professional Midwife and Licensed Midwife.
I moved from PA in 2021 to work as a staff midwife at a large local birth center in Austin before returning to home birth midwifery in 2022. In 2023, I added the option of a birth center birth at Lotus Community Birthing Center in North Austin or planned hospital transfer if you feel home birth is not for you!
I'm experienced with singleton, twin, breech, and vbac deliveries. I love the autonomy and intimacy that a small practice brings for me and for my clients. I typically only take on 2 clients per month. A busy month for me has 3 clients.
Currently seeing clients in our office space in NW Austin on Pecan Park Blvd on Mondays - Wednesday. Concierge midwifery services in the comfort of your own home available for an additional fee. Telehealth appointments are available as well.
Please contact us directly with any questions, comments, or scheduling inquiries you may have for the midwife about your water birth, home birth or birth center birth at Lotus Community Birthing Center.
10601 Pecan Park Boulevard, Bldg 302, Rm A3, Austin, Texas 78750, United States
Monday - Friday: 10 am - 6pm
Phone Hours Non Emergency:
9 AM-7 PM
Please call 911
—Marie F. Mongan, founder of HypnoBirthing
Not ready for a home birth or an desiring an out of hospital birth in a birth center in Austi? We have privileges at Lotus Community Birthing Center, located just ten minutes away from North Austin Medical Center. Supporting natural birth in a home like environment with the option of nitrous oxide for pain management.
Midwifery Care with our midwives at ABBM