My name is Erin Reynoso. I have been primary midwife for 147 births as of 02/01/15 and have been present and assisting for an additional 89 births. I am an LM, CPM, Licensed Midwife and NARM Certified Professional Midwife.
Currently I see clients in my home for prenatal visits and postpartum care. I go to my clients home for the birth and 24hr postpartum. I primarily practice in Brazos and Robertson Counties. I will travel up to 60 miles from Bryan, Texas to care for a client. I live in the southernmost part of Robertson County, about 15 miles outside of Bryan. I also offer limited OB ultrasound at a location in Bryan.
Complications I have encountered include:
- Placental abruption
- Deep Transverse Arrest
- Shoulder dystocia
- Frank Breech
All complications were resolved well. I have not encountered infant or maternal mortality as a health care provider.
I began to study midwifery in the spring of 1999 and began assisting with births in October of ’99. I apprenticed with a Brenham midwife for 18 months, and then in the summer of 2002 I went to El Paso, TX to Casa De Nacimiento birth center for a three-month internship. There I completed the clinical requirements for a Texas Midwife License, learning from five different Texas licensed midwives. I completed my academic requirements in the fall of 2003 by passing the North American Registry of Midwives exam. I became a Licensed Midwife in November of 2003 and began my practice in the fall of 2005.
What does a Midwife do? The word Midwife comes from a French word meaning “with woman.” A midwife assists throughout the whole of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum as a diet counselor, obstetrician, friend, advocate and teacher. What is home birth like? If you are at home giving birth, you…