What Moms Say

Stephenie B.


Linda,Thank you again, so much! Ellison and I adore telling our birth story – especially when our expecting friend want to hear something besides a horror story! One of our friends is even taking a Bradley class now! We can’t wait to do it again in a few years.:) We will see you in the future when we stop by Mary’s shop.

Dorothy M.

MY BIRTH STORY…
After 2 highly “invasive” pregnancies, I decided if I ever became pregnant again I would seek out a place where I could birth my baby naturally.  Upon finding out the news that I indeed was pregnant again I sought out a nurse midwife in the hospital where I had given birth before.  Upon explaining my desires for a natural unmedicated birth she smiled and told me that once a woman has an induction she is usually unable to handle anything else.

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Rachael M.

If some one had told me 5 years ago that I would give birth without medications, outside of a hospital, and in water, I would have told them they were insane. That is why I don’t even know where to start to thank you for the care provided for me during my pregnancy, labor and delivery. When I began investigating using a midwife for my delivery,

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Brandy P.

After 2 years and 10 months of marriage, my husband and I found out we were expecting. I always new that I wanted a Midwife to deliver my baby. At the time, I was going to a regular Ob-gyn office and was seeing a Midwife there, but when I was told that she would only be able to do my prenatal and not deliver my baby, I was very disappointed. I immediately discussed things with my husband and started searching elsewhere. In the meantime, we knew that if we were going to have a Natural Childbirth that we need to take some sort of Childbirth class.

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Mary K.

When my husband and I found out that we were expecting three months after our wedding, we were in shock! That was something we had not planned for and had been trying to prevent. Since we were new to everything- marriage, pregnancy, children- we simply went with what we knew, and that was the obstetrician. We decided to learn more about pregnancy and childbirth, so we took a childbirth education class for twelve weeks, and after that, we knew that we wanted to have a normal, unmedicated birth experience. We took our birth plan to our doctors and they basically told us that our goals and expectations were unreasonable. After some discussion, a hard look at the available options, and a referral from a good friend, we decided to interview Linda Weaver. I only had a few weeks before my estimated due date, so we acted quickly and Linda agreed to accept us into hers and Amy’s practice. Four weeks later, we called to let them know that I was in labor.

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E. Wallace

When my husband and I found out that we were expecting our first child, I didn’t even know that people could have their babies at home. My paradigm of birth was summed up by the following stages: a woman goes into labor, drives frantically to the hospital, goes through excruciating pain, gets an epidural and then pushes out a baby.

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Ruth S.

“My mom’s comments about doctor/hospital care (after having five children) made me desirous of a different method of childbirth should I ever be blessed with a child. A friend of mine was a midwife apprentice at the time I was expecting my first, and she answered our questions satisfactorily – and ended up catching our little boy when he was born! After that experience, I knew I wanted any other births to be at home as long as I was able to, and the Lord has allowed us to have the joy of delivering our two daughters at home.

J. Tyner

“When I first got pregnant, I assumed I would have a hospital birth, but as I looked into it, there were a lot of things about hospital care that I didn’t like. I didn’t want a lot of interventions, and I wanted my risk of C-section to be as low as possible. Also, I really wanted the birth to be a calm, intimate, non-stressful and wonderful experience. After much research, my husband and I decided that homebirth would give us the best chance of having the experience we wanted, and we were right! Our homebirth was a truly beautiful experience for us both.

U, R and J Torbett

Finding ourselves pregnant for the third time and much later in life than the first two, I knew that I wanted a special birthing process. I had always been interested in having births as natural as possible, yet with my first two I was unaware of midwifery.In the last few years I heard many wonderful stories about this birthing process and became interested. After much research I was convinced that this was the way to go. I loved the idea of a gentle birth and having our baby in the security and familiarity of our home. My husband and I are so glad that we chose this method. It was an incredible experience.We will always treasure having our family close and involved in the birthing process. It was so wonderful to be able to go to sleep in our bed with our new baby while the family went in the living room to talk about the events of that day. Our little boy came into this world in the gentlest way possible, there were no probes, forceps, or any other unnatural devices, just a warm pool of water with loving hands to hold him. The midwives were amazing. We felt so much comfort in their knowledge and ability, we knew that we were in good hands. Calmness filled the room as they reassured us and encouraged us each step of the way. What a blessing!

Holly Coupe Pearson

I absolutely LOVE Labors of Love!!! I chose to have my first child with LOL and it was the best decision. We had a GREAT experience with care and birthing. We are now having our second child in Feb and there was no question in either of our minds that we would go back to LOL! The midwives and staff are so friendly and they have really become like our second family! We love going in just to visit! THANK YOU SO MUCH LABORS OF LOVE!!!! The Pearson’s Love you!!!!!

Irina Murzagildin

The level of personal, professional attention I received during both of my pregnancies and deliveries at Labors of Love was thorough, knowledgeable and compassionate. I’ve recommended them to all of my friends and family, two of my sisters gave birth with them and a third is expecting a delivery this spring with them. They are a public treasure.

Olivia Miller

The level of personal, professional attention I received during both of my pregnancies and deliveries at Labors of Love was thorough, knowledgeable and compassionate. I’ve recommended them to all of my friends and family, two of my sisters gave birth with them and a third is expecting a delivery this spring with them. They are a public treasure.The midwives and staff are skilled, professional and personable. The birth center is beautiful, homey and extremely clean. I am so glad two of my boys got to be born there! Very highly recommend!

Christie Kelley Johnson

I couldn’t imagine going through the majority of my labor without the birth center and my wonderful midwife Susan and Rhonda who also helped. All the midwives are so knowledgeable and definitely look out for the well being of mom and baby! Love this place and these ladies!

Nadine Jacobs Gammon

In our opinion, the best place to give birth to a healthy baby. Midwives are wonderful, efficient and knowledgeable. The birth center is easy to get to and incredibly clean. I recommend them to all my friends.

Stephanie Brooks

My husband and I have used Labors of Love twice. Our births have been low-risk and have stayed low-risk because of the helpful, tailored information given to me by Linda Weaver. When I came in for an appointment I was recognized, listened to, and given advice based on my situation. In labor I was allowed to listen to my own body and labor naturally in whatever position felt best. The midwives stepped in unobtrusively to monitor fetal heart beat and be sure that I was doing well in order to detect any problems or issues early. Luckily there were none and I delivered one healthy baby each visit. 🙂 They were also huge advocates for me and my husband’s plans after the birth of our daughters in regards to when our family was allowed to come in and meet the new arrivals. They truly do much, much more than just deliver babies, and they do it for much, much less than a traditional hospital stay. These women are incredible!

Alysa Burgess Lee

Best experience of my life, hands down! I love everyone of yall there! I thank The Lord for Labors of love and I pray I can come to have my whole litter there!

Leah McKinney Childress

Labors of Love and the midwifery team is absolutely amazing! This a wonderful place to have safe, low-risk prenatal care and birth. I recommend the birth center and the midwives to every expecting mother I meet because I want them to be able to experience how rich and fulfilling a birth with a midwife can be.

Lucy Fowler McPherson

Labors of Love and the midwThese Midwifes are AMAZING! I was there when my best friend delivered her baby almost a year ago. It was such a beautiful, life changing experience. This is the birth experience I want when my husband and I start a family!! Blessings to you Labors of Love!!

Caroline Olivia Jackson

Best decision I have ever made! Would not want to birth anywhere else!!

Rockway- Rachael Studebaker

Knowledgeable and caring staff. Love the facility and level of care provided. My midwife was Susan Smart, she is very experienced and recommended natural items throughout pregnancy that helped the birthing process go smoothly. My baby was born healthy and without complications. Love this place, highly recommend!

Heather Thompson Van Galder

Labors of love was such a blessing to our family! After a horrible hospital experience with our first, we were ecstatic to find Labors of love and Linda and Amy! Our 2nd little guy had a peaceful, safe and completely wonderful entry into the world, and we were comfortable with the expertise, professional approach, loving nature, and overall beautiful way our midwives handled his birth!

Jennifer Bethea

This place is such a wonderful blessing! Amy and Linda were such an amazing team at Lola’s birth. I cannot imagine how it could have gone any better.

Jami Miranda

Amazing, attentive, well-trained midwives in a caring, loving, and safe environment! I cannot imagine giving birth anywhere else than with these wonderful women!! They pay attention to every detail and need during pregnancy and delivery.

Amber Graff Grudzien

I have had all 4 of our children with assistance from the midwives at Labors of Love. They are caring and professional, bringing a feeling of comfort and calm to help during labor and all your prenatal visits. The birth center has a welcoming, peaceful feel. Labors of Love is a lovely, healthy, safe environment for bringing your children into this world.

Autumn Long

I love Labors of Love! I couldn’t imagine having my son anywhere else!

Madeleine Lamas

I LOVE labors of love!!!!! :))) I’m so glad I found it and found a midwife!:)) my first and only birth so far was blessed to have it happen so peacefully and exactly how I could have imagined❤ Amy and Linda are amazing! I still talk about my birth experience and am proud to talk about it and the birthing center! Alot of moms my age don’t even know about an amazing place like this