Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Christmas baby, born in the water!

Liz Walsh Gilroy and David Gilroy welcomed their new babe, a beautiful girl, on Christmas morning in the pink room.  Weighing in at 8 pounds 0.05 oz, she's a great nurser.  What a wonderful present for big brother Jonah to wake up to!  Congratulations Liz and David!

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Cora Rose Archuleta

Cora Rose was born December 11th at 10:46 am, to delighted parents Jessica Gonzales and Michael Archuleta of Arroyo Hondo and Los Cordovas.  As Jessica labored, Michael was given special paternity leave to fly home from Fort Benning, Georgia.  He arrived after Cora, but not by much!  Congratulations to this wonderful family.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Maya Blue Letherer

Amy and Eric Letherer greet their daughter, Maya Blue, with laughter this morning (December 1st) at 5:53 in the green room.  A beautiful sunrise birth!   Older sister Zayla, now five, was born in this same spot.  We are so happy to welcome this sweet baby girl who weights 6 pounds 14 ounces and has already brought her parents such absolute delight.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Mora increases by One little baby!

After incredible and always heroic effort, Danielle and Angelo Romero had their little baby peanut at 10:56 pm on November 27th.  Tristan Angelo Romero weighed 5 lbs 10 ozs and was perfect mini little baby. His family was there to welcome him and soon after brought him home to increase the population of Mora, NM.  Lots of love to this beginning family......

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Literally laughed out!

After a labor of silliness and laughter, Valerie and Travis Ely welcomed their fourth baby at home yesterday at 5:55 pm! Pure sweetness and love brought baby Titus Upati Ely into the world in their bedroom. He weighed 6 lbs 8 ozs and is a champion nurser.....
It was a pure pleasure attending your birth....thank you! We hope you have many more!


After an incredibly fast, powerful and wild labor, Gwendolyn Thompson and her husband Dwight quickly welcomed 8 lbs 2 oz William Henry Ewing Thompson in the Pink room last night!  He flew into our hands at 10:06 pm.  Next time we suggest a homebirth! (Otherwise it may be a car birth!!)
Lots of love to you all!  He is held and loved by big sister Georgia!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Franklin Quintero

Emily Mendez and Frank Manfredi welcomed their son Franklin Quintero "Quino" on October 25th in the Green Room. It was a super fast labor and Emily was a superstar. Quino weighed 8 lbs 7 ozs and is thriving and a nursing champion!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Nichole Hope Pacheco

Nichole Hope Pacheco was born on October 16th, 2012 at 6:44 pm to Perla Avilez and Carlos Pacheco.  She weighed 7 lbs, 9 oz.  She is welcomed and very much loved by big brother Jeremy and big sisters Angel and Yazmin.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Angelica Graciella de la Luna Oviedo

Aunt Leila, big sister Isa, Erika holding Angelica, Tony holding big sister Sophia and Aunt Kelsy holding cousin Tenzin

 It was very cold outside, but inside the Birth Center this family from Velarde and Santa Fe stayed warm as they waited for the birth of the darling new addition to their family, baby Angelica (Kiki).  Kiki was born at 11:52 am on October 8th to Erika and Tony Oviedo in the pink room, the same room Sophia was born in 4 years ago.  She weighs 7 pounds 6.5 ounces and is an expert nurser!  We hope everyone is home getting some well deserved rest as this goes to press!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Erica Kiersten (!!) Gutierrez

"Juvi" Gutierrez and  Amanda Archuleta welcomed Erica Kiersten (!!) Gutierrez  early in the morning on October 1st! She arrived at 4:31 am and was born in the same room as her big brother and sister!  She weighed 7 lbs 5 ozs. What a blessing to welcome another new baby into this sweet family. 

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Skylar Isabella Robertson

Emily Fateman and Shawn Robertson had a baby girl Skylar Isabella Robertson.  She was born quite surprisingly in the Green room this morning at 10:32 am.  Skylar had lots to tell us. 
She weighed 6 lbs 6.5 ozs and is looking forward to lots of fun with her Aunties and Grandma.....

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Mavis Concha Ortiz

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Deanna and Jamey have a son!

 Deanna Nelson and Jamey Anderson had a chunky baby boy today at the Birth Center! He was born at 3:40 pm to an ecstatic mama! He weighs 8 lbs 8.5 ozs and loves to suck his thumb already!
A wonderful daytime birth...... Lovely!

Monday, September 17, 2012

Española to Taos for a birth!

Arriving complete and ready to push Cat Martinez and Trevor Hyde had their little baby in our pink room quite quickly. If she hadn't had her little arm up by her head, she probably would have flown out! Ashaya Teya Hyde is an 8 lb 2 oz baby girl with a gusto for nursing.  She was also born Saturday, September 15th at the Birth Center!
Congratulations to you all!!

From Trinidad, Colorado to Taos!

After some seriously hard work, Katie Bannon and Scott Levine from Trinidad, Colorado welcomed their first daughter - Isabelle Josephine Levine on Saturday, September 15th.
Isabelle weighed 6 lbs 2 ozs and sure made her mama work for her! Sending so much love to this new family!

Friday, September 14, 2012

Marianne and Chris' bundle!

Marianne Fahrney and Chris White welcome their sweetest little boy to the world on August 27th at 1:06 am after a fast and powerful labor!
His name is Jossen Alexander White Fahrney.
He weighed 6 lbs 3.8 ozs. 
"Joss is an old latin french name synonymous with joy.  He is our little bundle of joy!!!!"

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Jessica and Matt's baby girl!

Ready to nurse just minutes after birth!  She's beautiful and healthy and arrived just before dawn on September 13th, at 5:04 am.  What a precious gift for Jessica Gennari and Matt Adams!  This young one weighed 8 pounds 9 ounces and is 20 inches long.  Congratulations to this lovely new family!

Monday, September 10, 2012

Nova and Danny of Lama have a baby boy!

Nova Sanders (born at home in Lama) and Danny Long (born at home in Arroyo Hondo) welcomed their son, September 9th, at 8:31 pm. This little one weighs 6 pounds 8.5 ounces and is 18.75 inches long.  What a cutie! We are so honored to have attended this amazing birth!

Friday, September 7, 2012

Nicolas Theo Chiquete

Nicolas Theo Chiquete,  was born at 12:25 on August 29th to Judith Ramirez Muñoz and Carlos Chiquete of Los Alamos.  This very handsome boy weighed 8 pounds 4.5 ounces at birth.  Big brother, Elias, almost two, (at home with grandma when these photos were taken) has many happy days ahead of him to play with Theo.  Welcome Theo and congratulations Judith and Carlos!

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Amaya Rose born at home in the water......

 Little Amaya Rose Dean was born at home in the water August 29th to Justin and Leilani Dean! She made a quiet entrance. Absolute perfection. She weighed 6 lbs 10 ozs!
A beautiful wee early morning birth......

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Ayva Leigh Brown

We are pleased to congratulate this darling family! Beautiful Ayva was born at 9:32 pm on August 24th to Kimberly Hardin Rogers and Sam Brown.  She weighed 6 pounds 15 ounces at birth and was 19 inches long.  As you can see, she loves to sing!

Sunday, August 26, 2012

A son for Claudia and Victor!

An amazing waterbirth for Claudia and Victor Torres of Taos! Their son was born on August 24th at 4:06 in the afternoon, weighing 6 pounds 9 ounces.  While Claudia labored at the Birth Center surrounded by her mother, grandmother, daughter, and father in law,  husband Victor beamed in on skype from Schofield Barracks in Honolulu, Hawaii where he is serving in the US Army.  Once Claudia went into labor he was given permission to fly home to Taos, but his flight didn't leave until after the baby was born.  It was an exciting birth for everyone! Grandpa Randy (of Talpa) got to cut the cord!

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Remy Hogan Koesis

Congratulations to Traci and Hogan Koesis of Angel Fire on the birth of their son, and a big welcome to Remy Hogan Koesis, born at 5 pm August 17th at the Birth Center!  He weighs 7 pounds 9 ounces.  This handsome baby boy and his mama had a successful external version, turning him from breech to head down, 3 weeks ago!    An amazing journey for a wonderful family.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Hannah Skye Shreckengast

We're so happy for new parents Rebecca Schreiber and Terry Shreckengast of Santa Fe, and pleased to announce the birth of Hannah Skye on August 8, 2012 at 9:35 p.m.  Hannah weighs 7 pounds 7 ounces and is 21 inches long.  Rebecca and Terry are so grateful for all the help they received from midwives as well as the staff at Holy Cross Hospital!  What a beautiful baby you have!

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Cora Jane Lee

Johanna, Chris and Alma Lee, all of Rodarte, welcomed their beautiful new baby, Cora Jane, at 1:44 a.m. on August 8th in the birth center.  Cora weighs 7 pounds 6 ounces and is 20 inches long.  She nursed vigorously within minutes of her birth.  Alma stayed awake to see her sister enter the world, and said she enjoyed it "pretty much."  We're so happy for this lovely family!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Mia Luz Corley

Everyone was more than a little surprised when the full moon brought Mia Luz into the world in Taos instead of Austin, where Sylvia Banda-Werner and Reid Corley were heading this week.  Being a part of this lovely couple's birth this morning was a true honor.  Mia weighs 6 pounds 15 ounces.  She is grandchild number 22 on Reid's side of the family and number one on Sylvia's!

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Justin Michael Thompson

Justin Michael Thompson received a warm and abundant welcome yesterday at 3:04 p.m. at the Birth Center.  He weighed 8 pounds 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.  Pictured here are happy parents Jennifer and Jonathan with sister Sierra.  Below is friend of the family, Hannifa, holding a 3 hour old Justin.  Congratulations to this wonderful family from Des Moines, New Mexico!

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Andres Joaquin Romero

Congratulations to Crystal Lucero Jaramillo of Arroyo Hondo and Adam Romero of Taos, pictured here with two of their three boys, Andres (Andy), born June 7th, now 6 weeks old, and Atticus.  Their oldest son, Atonio, is about to start school in August.  You may recognize Adam, owner of the newest tattoo parlor in Taos, next door to Cid's.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Annalee Marie Frederick

Welcome and a big hug to little Annalee Marie Frederick, born July 6th, now 1 week old!  Annalee weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and was 20.5 inches long at birth.  Congratulations to you, Kayla, on your beautiful daughter and for being an amazing new mother.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Jeremiyah Ezekial Baca

Congratulations to Danielle and Chris Baca of Taos on the birth of their handsome son, Jeremiyah Ezekial Baca, born June 20th at 1:17 am.  His birth weight was 6 pounds 6 ounces. This healthy boy is now three weeks old!  We're so happy for you!

Friday, July 6, 2012

Kaylee Ou Madrid

Angie and Mario Madrid of Peñasco welcomed their beautiful daughter Kaylee last night, July 5th, in the pink room.  Kaylee weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and is welcomed by her big brothers Loudes and Logan and big sister Ashley!  We're so excited for this lovely family who have now birthed 3 of their 4 babies with us!

Friday, June 8, 2012

Ira Hugh Huckaby

 A big welcome to Ira Hugh Huckay born to Crystal Sarten and Tommy Huckaby.  This baby boy weighed 9 lbs 9.4 ounces and was quite the chunker. He is thriving, alert, and nursing a bunch. They were very grateful for all the help they received from the Midwives and the labor and delivery department. Congratulations to this new family!