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**** Please see my custom birth supply kit at Look under “midwife”.***

In addition, see below:

Home Birth Supply List

  • 10 wash clothes
  • 8 bath towels
  • Plastic sheet mattress cover
  • An extra set of sheets
  • Nutritious Food and drink
  • A trash bag and a laundry basket
  • Crockpot
  • Bowl for placenta
  • Thermometer (to monitor you and babies temp after birth)
  • Sanitary Pads or Depends
  • Music/Candles/camera
  • Ibuprofen or Tylenol or After Ease for pain after birth

Birthcenter Supply List

  • Favorite drinks and snacks for labor and postpartum for you and partner.
  • Baby Wipes/ diapers
  • Baby clothes, hat (if winter) and blanket. (newborn size)
  • Depends or large pads
  • comfy socks x2 or good walking shoes, in case you walk around outside.
  • Clothes to wear during labor and for going home, bathrobe, slippers.
  • Sports bra or bikini top or t shirt for water births and bring a few in case you get in and out of water.
  • Camera
  • cell phone, charger
  • chapstick
  • favorite pillow

Blogs & Links

“When you change the way you view birth, the way you birth will change.” ~Marie Mongan, Hypnobirthing

Suggested Reading

  • Birthing from Within: An Extra-Ordinary Guide to Childbirth Preparation by Pam England, Rob Horowitz
  • Ina May Gaskin Books
  • Sheila Kitzinger Books
  • Heart & Hands: A Midwife’s Guide to Pregnancy & Birth by Elizabeth Davis
  • Birthing Normally : A Personal Growth Approach to Childbirth by Gayle H. Peterson
  • Books on Bradley and Lamaze Methods
  • Books by La Leche League
  • The Rights of the Pregnant Parent by Valmai Howe Elkins
  • The Vaccine Guide: Risks and Benefits for Children and Adults by Randall Neustaedter
  • Birth Without Violence by Frederick Leboyer
  • Special Delivery by Rahima Baldwin
  • The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer and Rhonda Wheeler

Birth Photography


About Me

About Me

I am a Certified Professional Midwife and Licensed Midwife based in Mansfield, TX. I serve families in Ft. Worth, Dallas, and surrounding areas.

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Contact Lisa

(817) 691-0856

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The Nest Birth Center
208 E Broad St.
Suite 104
Mansfield TX 76063