Caleb Bernardy is the business administrator and joined our team at Edenway with a passion for natural birth and a comprehensive background in small business management. A homebirth advocate, Caleb and his wife Lindsey welcomed their second daughter with the help of the Edenway midwives in 2008. Caleb’s professionalism and commitment to the birthing families makes him an instrumental part in helping our couples to have the birth they desire. His sense of humor is instrumental in the daily dose of fun around our office.
Q & A With Caleb Bernardy
Q. Are you married?
A. I’m in a pretty serious relationship with my wife Lindsey. We are pretty crazy about each other. We have two kids and a house and pretty much a wonderful life together.
Q. How long have you lived in this area?
A. Well…..seems like forever but I think its only been my whole life.
Q. What brought you here?
A. I went mudding down by the lake, got stuck, never could get my truck out, and have been here ever since.
Q. How did you get interested in midwifery?
A. I’m not sure how. It kinda grew on me…I think it took about 9 months…and then after laboring over it for a while…I just kinda transitioned in to this type of work.
Q. What is the most rewarding part of your job; what makes it all worthwhile?
A. Getting to work with such wonderful people.
Q. What is the toughest part of your job?
A. Working with so much estrogen, and being a lone wolf in a pack of Sheilas. :0)
Q. What was the most surprising thing you learned in this job?
A. What happens to some of our Placentas, (encapsulation…need I say more)?!?
Q. Do you have any holiday memories on-the-job that you can share?
A. We had a staff game night at our house while it iced over outside. We had a ton of fun.
Q. Are you involved in any community organizations (charities, church, etc.)?
A. I attend Grace Community Church in Glen Rose.
Q. What are your hobbies?
A. Trying to figure out ways to build something manly out of pregnancy test strips, baby powder, and birth balls. (So far no luck)!
Q. What is the weirdest job you have ever had?
A. This one.
Q. What song is gets stuck in your head the most often?
A. “Wrecking Ball” by Miley Sirus.
Q. What’s your favorite way to spend some downtime?
A. I like most spending time with my family.
Q. What is something people are surprised to learn about you?
A. I’m not serious all the time.
Q. How do you take your coffee?
A. With cream.