Abilene's only midwife passes away


ABILENE, Texas - Carol Hutson, Abilene's only practicing midwife according to the Texas Midwifery Association, has died.

According to Hutson's online profile, she practiced midwifery in the Big Country for more than 30 years.

We spoke with the owner of Abilene Birth & Doula Associates, who says to her knowledge, there are currently three women in the area training to become midwives.

At this time, the Association of Texas Midwives shows the only other working midwives in our region to be Kelly Miller, who practices out of San Angelo, and Betsy Robinett, who practices out of DeLeon.