Category Archives: Blogs

Beverly Conyers turns 90, our Office will be closed

In celebration of Beverly Conyers 90th birthday, Mary Anne’s mother, the offices of Tender Beginnings Birth Services will be closed Friday June 24th and of course the rest of the weekend as usual. The birthday celebration may be in a … Continue reading

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Help welcome our newest team member, Jessica Caldwell!

Jessica Caldwell is a certified labor doula that has been serving the Nashville area since her certification in 2009. She began attending births as a mother’s helper at the age of 14, but it was her own journey into motherhood … Continue reading

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New Office Number

After the move we have been challenged to figure out the phone system.   Long story short …we had to change to a land line.  Tender Beginnings New Office number is: 615 274 6631

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Becca is Back!

After taking time off after her last birth,  Becca is back.   We are so excited to see her smiling face again.   Becca brings much to our practice with her experience as a NICU nurse,  previous assistant, previous office worker and … Continue reading

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Vitamin K Controversy

We are in the process of editing our vitamin K handouts in response to the recent controversy surrounding vitamin K.   We are still in the investigation of the research at this time.  So, please look in the future for there to … Continue reading

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A cool video about the developement of babies

This is a great video that explores the marvel of how we are made.   Enjoy! http://viewpure.com/fKyljukBE70

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Tender Beginnings now offers Newborn Hearing Screening!

We are excited to announce that Tender Beginnings now supplies Newborn Hearing Screening in the comfort of the newborn’s home or in our home/office.   We will be offering this service to any newborn babies in the central Tennessee area.   We … Continue reading

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Tender Beginnings acquires the Fetal Doppler Transvaginal Probe

Although we do not require all our clients use the doppler for fetal heart tones, we at Tender Beginnings try to make available to our clients  the latest technology. In clinical trials the EchoHeart Probe detected the fetal heart tones … Continue reading

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Making room for the baby!

Check out this site.  It makes it very real that the other organs are “smashed” as the baby grows.  http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/exhibits/you/the-exhibit/your-beginning/make-room-for-baby/interactive/

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Donations for Cord Blood

The State of Tennessee has adopted a law that requires health care providers inform their patients about cord blood donations.  Unfortunately,   I haven’t been able to find a facility that will accept cord blood from a home birth for the … Continue reading

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