Meet Our Staff
Office Manager/Finance Director
In September 2021, Jennifer joined the 3 Sisters Midwifery. Jennifer moved to Waco in 2005 to attend Baylor University. She graduated in 2009 with a BA in Community Health Education. Jennifer had 2 more girls and they are her greatest treasures- Addie (10), Hannah (7), and Chloe (3). Jennifer had a natural birth in a hospital setting with a doula and then chose to have home births for her last 2 births and Joycelyn and Bethany were able to deliver her youngest. Her experience with 3 Sisters Midwifery was so beautiful and she felt so loved and supported! Outside of work, Jen homeschools her girls 2 days a week, enjoys being outside gardening, and playing with her girls.
Bethaney is a childbirth educator, a breastfeeding consultant, and a licensed Certified Professional Midwife. She is certified through national and state licensure, along with holding her Midwifery Bridging Certificate.
Bethaney is passionate about all things encouraging, from childbirth education to breastfeeding, she will support you 100%. Her gift of encouragement is a bright light during dark nights.
She and Tyler, her husband, are the proud parents of Jeremiah, Joshua, Jacob, Norah Joan, and Naomi. Bethaney adores family life and is committed to her "moms" as much as her own family.
Abigail Cooper, ASM
Abigail and her husband, Shawn, became parents in 2008 and were blessed with a beautiful water birth in their tiny RV. It was then that Abigail knew God would one day call her to serve through midwifery. Abigail has since then had 4 other successful homebirths. Her days are filled with life- homeschooling her 5 kiddos while stepping into her calling of serving other women! Abigail’s heart’s desire is to please the One who has called her- ‘because He Who calls you is faithful’ 1Thess. 5:24
Bailee Echols, BA
Bailee is motivated and passionate about the world of childbirth. She has developed a deep understanding of being a birth assistant with 3 Sisters. Bailee is known for her genuine spirit and determination which allows her to offer support and connect with the needs of those around her.
Beyond 3 Sisters, Bailee is a wife, mother of 3 beautiful girls, and an aspiring herbalist. Bailee has actively participated in co-leading her church’s youth group with her husband, Sam, making a positive impact on young lives through experience and wisdom.
She loves deeply and is dedicated to serving mothers with kindness and compassion. With an unwavering faith, Bailee strives to make a positive impact on the world around her, spreading joy and embracing the beauty of every moment.
Hanna has been with 3 Sisters since the beginning of the birth center; supporting our staff and our clients. She holds a Certified Professional Midwife license through national and state licensure.
Hanna is passionate about birth autonomy, birth disparities, and providing support for those who have none. She loves without reservation. She works on an as needed basis here in Waco, while focusing on her growing family.
Hanna lives with her aviator husband, Jon, and their 4 children.
Payton Guillory, SM
Hey there! I'm Payton Guillory, a student midwife with a passion for maternal and infant health. Coming from a family rooted in functional and alternative medicine, I am naturally curious and I thrive on asking the “why “behind at all. When I'm not in the world of midwifery, I'm a self-proclaimed foodie and culinary critic, embracing my love for cooking. My competitive spirit drives me, but at the core, I'm all about love for my people and doing it all for the glory of Yahweh.
Bradleigh Melton, BA
Bradleigh originally worked in healthcare, first as a phlebotomist in 2014, then a nurse in 2017 until she had her first daughter and discovered her true passion was in supporting women during what she believes to be some of the most monumental times of their lives - pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.
Bradleigh went on to become a lactation counselor in 2019 and has continued to educate herself on holistic living, alternative healthcare, and birth autonomy. Bradleigh and her husband welcomed 2 more daughters into their family supported by the amazing staff at 3 Sisters before the doors opened for her to serve families as part of the 3 Sisters crew.
When Bradleigh isn’t wearing her birth assistant hat she is living her childhood dream of being a wife to her husband, Marquis, and a mom to her 3 daughters - Marleigh, Lynnie, and Noah.
Annual Continuing Education
AAFP Family Centering Maternity Care Curriculum Mercy In Action Out of Hospital Emergencies
ALSO: Advanced Lifesaving Obstetrics The Midwife as the First Assistant
ReTeach Breech w/Dr Stu Fischbein Breech Beyond Borders with Dr. David Hayes
Home Birth Emergencies w/Dr Stu Fischbein Emergency Resuscitation and Neonatal Support