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Hope Williams HIcks


Hope Williams Hicks founded Childbirth Expectations in 2009 to indulge her passion for working with expecting parents. She is a Certified Childbirth Educator and has extensive experience with mothers and fathers of all ages and multiple stages of parenthood. Hope left a successful environmental CAD career to pursue her interests in medicine. Working as a medical assistant, she brings over 20 years of medical experience including emergency medicine, Ob/Gyn, cardiology, adult and pediatric primary care.

When Hope isn’t working, she enjoys relaxing with a good read, daytrips to the beach and getting lost in the North Carolina Mountains. She currently resides near downtown Raleigh with her daughter and their dog Annika.

“To work one-on-one, in a non-judgmental atmosphere,  teaching a variety of aspects of labor, delivery and post partum. My goal is to prepare and educate for an empowering and supported birth experience for expectant parents” – Hope H.

Beth Esau

Beth Esau grew up in Durham, North Carolina. She earned her Bachelor in Health Promotion and Wellness with a minor in Nutrition (Appalachian State University) and Bachelor of Nursing (UNC Wilmington).

Her career started at Duke Hospital in pulmonary and renal diseases, including medical and surgical experience. She then realized that her true passion was Women’s Health. After six years at Rex Hospital Labor and Delivery, she transitioned to private practice medicine. For the past eight years, Beth has been establishing relationships with her patients at Blue Ridge Ob-Gyn. As their OB Coordinator, Triage Nurse and Childbirth Educator, Beth welcomes and educates expectant parents.

Beth enjoys spending time with her husband and two children doing activities close to home or at the NC/SC beaches. She also takes pleasure in singing, dancing and supporting her kids in various sports throughout the year.

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