Dr. Erica Hernandez, is a doctor of chiropractic, and a DONA trained birth doula, she has a Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness and a Bachelor of Science in Biology; she strives to empower others, by joining them on their journey to health and wellness. Dr. Erica is not currently serving as a doula, but instead strives to support mothers through her prenatal and postpartum care as a chiropractor.
While in chiropractic school, Dr. Erica married her high school sweetheart and they welcomed their first child at the end of her schooling. The birth of her son, and the method of delivery changed unexpectedly, igniting within her, a passion to serve women on their journey to becoming mothers.
After graduation, Erica and her family moved back to San Antonio where she took some time off.In 2015, she and her family welcomed a baby girl by VBAC(vaginal birth after cesarean) in the comfort of their home and with the support of a midwife and doula. She again took a hiatus to spend time with her family. In 2017, Dr. Erica opened Empowered Chiropractic + Massage and began serving our community. At the end of 2017, she and her family welcomed their 3rd child, again in their home, and with the support of a midwife, doula and other loved ones.
In 2020, with an amazing birth team and with friends and family close by, Dr. Erica and her family welcomed their 4th baby and 2nd baby girl.
Dr. Erica has served many families, through infertility, loss, conception and birth and would love the opportunity to serve you! No journey is the same, but as a Parker University graduate, her first technique is always to serve with love.