Written by: Tara Livesay, CPM and Director – Heartline Maternity Center  In every culture, the loss of a pregnancy or newborn child or the inability to have a desired pregnancy can be indescribably painful. If you’ve followed stories in Haiti... read more

Chris was born August 20, 2019. He arrived at 9:02 am, weighing 7 pounds 10 ounces. He is the 1,000th baby born at the Heartline Maternity Center! His mama, Wilneus, worked very hard to meet her baby boy and is soaking up these sweet moments.  S... read more

“Birth is not only about making babies. It’s about making mothers. Strong, capable, competent mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength.” ~ Barbara Katz Rothmans The profession of midwifery intersects with many global ... read more

“Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit.” -Psalm 51:12 Rejected, alone, and feeling hopeless, Mica had nowhere to turn. Beyond the daily challenges of life in Haiti, Mica had survived the trauma of sexual viol... read more

Tara Livesay and Beth ‘KJ’ Johnson at the new Starting Place Birth and Wellness Center in Temple, Texas. Beginnings In 2014, the Heartline Maternity Center was in its seventh year. The program’s model had slowly evolved, and mistakes had... read more