Baby+Company is so pleased to announce that our newest birth center is now open in Knoxville, Tennessee! Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett was on hand for the January 26 ribbon cutting and unveiling of our new birthing center, located at 1512 Coleman Road. During the ceremony, several media outlets learned about our unique, customer-focused model of care as they toured the new birthing center and top-of-the-line birthing rooms. Later that week, we hosted over 200 East Tennesseans as they asked questions, toured the birthing center, ogled the amazing door prizes offered by our partners, and enjoyed hours of… Read More

This past week, I had my second (individual) visit and the first appointment of my second trimester with Baby+Company. I met with both Angela and Aundrea to discuss how I am feeling, go over my wellness planning, food & activity tracker, and chat about goals and milestones for the coming weeks. Appointment in the Birth Suite Both my husband and my mom were able to attend the appointment with me, so I asked if we could have the appointment in one of the birth suites. Not only did we have more room, but we also had the opportunity… Read More

It’s hard to believe that I’m already over a third of the way through my pregnancy! In celebration of entering my second trimester, I’ve detailed the highs, lows, and everything in between of my first trimester. Most Exciting Moments… Getting a positive pregnancy test! (3 weeks 4 days) Seeing our baby’s heartbeat on ultrasound for the first time (7 weeks) Seeing our baby moving around on ultrasound (11 weeks) Sharing the news with our friends and family Finding out the sex of our baby (12 weeks 2 days) Feeling the baby’s first movements (12 weeks 4 days) Most Challenging Moment…… Read More

Baby+Company in Nashville is so excited to announce the development of a new program specifically designed for women who are not yet pregnant. Well+Prepared is an individualized pre-pregnancy wellness counseling program designed by Amy Romano, our Senior Vice President of Clinical Programs, and Assistant Center Manager Ashley Couse. We spoke with Ashley about her background and the new program she’ll be bringing to the Nashville community. B+C: Hi, Ashley! Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you become interested in the midwifery model of care? AC:I’ve always known I wanted to be in the helping profession,… Read More

Autumn has been chronicling her pregnancy journey with Baby+Company, and we were so excited to see her for her very first appointment at the birth center in Cary – the first trimester visit! Autumn met with nurse-midwife Angela to talk about the first trimester and get answers to any questions she might have. We chatted with Autumn after her appointment to find out how everything went. B+C:  Hi, Autumn! How were you feeling about your first trimester visit? AF: I felt great. This wasn’t actually my first visit of this pregnancy, since I’d already seen an OB-GYN,… Read More

With so much planning and preparation going into conceiving our baby, I’ve had ample time to research and think about what kind of prenatal care I’d like to receive and where I’d like to give birth. When we first started trying to conceive in 2014, a close friend who was planning on giving birth at a birth center, recommended we tour a local birth center (Baby+Company Cary had not yet opened). Learning about Midwife-centered care was intriguing to me, as was the option to have a non-medicated and minimal intervention birth. Shortly after touring this birth center, I heard the… Read More

Baby+Company in Cary is thrilled to share this interview with the birthing community! Future mother Autumn Fleck is embarking on a journey with us, and she’ll be posting blogs along the way. To kick off this new series, we conducted a little Q&A session to introduce everyone to Autumn and to give some background information on her family, passions, and hopes for her pregnancy. Read More

Albert Einstein once said: “There are only two ways to live your life, one is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as if everything is.” This Thanksgiving, in true sentiment with the season of gratitude, some of the Baby+Company Cary team would like to share with you what we each hold dear. Angela Murray, CNM In the midst of a year of many changes in my life, I am thankful for God’s faithfulness to always provide for all my needs in every way. I am thankful that this year has brought me new family in many… Read More

Gratitude (n): the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Over the past 4 months, Team Cary has been proud to partner with local non-profits for each of our major monthly events. We are so grateful for the blessings that have been bestowed upon us and think it’s our duty as good citizens to give back (or pay it forward) to our neighbors.  Read More

Midwives are truly incredible people. In Layman’s terms, they are tasked with caring for mom and baby during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and postpartum. Not a small feat if you ask us. But what the term “midwife” doesn’t quite encompass is the compassion behind the care. Read More

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