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Vote For Your Favorite Birth Professionals in the Austin Birth Awards


Every day an average of 38 babies are born in Austin. Birth professionals – including obstetricians, midwives, doulas, therapists, yoga instructors, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and so many more – provide vital support during the transformation of Austin’s women and men into moms and dads.

If you would like to show gratitude for a birth professional who has helped you in your family's journey please visit atxbirthawards.com to vote in any of the 61 categories that will be up for awards this year. Read on for details.
By Birgit Sund on August 23, 2019

Free Mom's Day Out For New, Expecting, And Soon-to-be-pregnant Moms


Are you expecting or thinking of starting or growing your family? If so, don't miss this free Mom's Day Out event!

If you are looking for a new OB/GYN, want to learn more about the birth center, or simply want to meet with some birth and postpartum doulas and lactation consultants in the area, this is the perfect event. It certainly takes a village to raise your little ones and we want to help you build that village in the Austin-area!
By Birgit Sund on May 3, 2018

Free Baby Boxes For Expecting Parents in Austin

Have you read BBC's famous article Why Finnish Babies Sleep in Cardboard Boxes? If not, here's a brief summary: 
For 75 years, Finland's expectant mothers have been given a box by the government. The maternity package contains bodysuits, a sleeping bag, outdoor gear, baby bathing products, as well as diapers, bedding, and a small mattress. The cardboard box itself serves as baby's first bed and doubles as a crib. 

Did you know that all expectant and new parents with infants 3 months of age or younger in Texas are eligible to receive a free Baby Box? Read on for details.

By Birgit Sund on November 6, 2017

The Big Baby Bash - A Fun Free Event For New And Expecting Parents

Are you expecting or recently had a baby? Come join us Saturday, May 6th for The Big Baby Bash!

The Big Baby Bash is a free and informative expo for planning, prenatal to preschool parents. Don’t miss out on testing the latest gear, learning from local Austin experts, meeting other new and soon-to-be parents in your area, and going home with the latest products on the market.

Highlights for parents & parents-to-be include 3 free seminars, goodie bag giveaways to the first 100 people and a spin on the raffle prize wheel where you could win a car seat, stroller & tons of other wonderful prizes! Read on for details.

By Birgit Sund on April 28, 2017

New and Expectant Parents, Don't Miss BabyEarth's Baby University (+Giveaway)

BabyEarth will be hosting its semi-annual Baby University Event on Saturday, November 5th from 9am-3pm. Baby University is geared toward expectant couples and new parents. The day will be full of educational seminars, hands on workshops, and an interactive Q&A session. Each attendee will receive a gift bag and be entered to win great raffle prizes!

Read on for details about the event and on how to win one of two free tickets.

By Birgit Sund on October 14, 2016

Cast Your Vote in the Best of Austin Birth Awards

Remember all the questions you had before and shortly after giving birth to your first (or second, or third, or ...) child?

Which Hospital or Birthing Center is right for us? How can I find a good Doula or Midwife? Which Birth Prep and Breastfeeding Class should we go to? What if I need a Lactation Consultant? Are there any Mom or Playdate Groups in my area? The questions seem endless...

By Birgit Sund on September 11, 2016

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