“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

2020 was an incredibly challenging year for families around the world, and this included Jacqueline and her husband, Ednar. Both lost their jobs as a result of the economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Ednar was employed making passports. His ... read more