Mary Beth Smith was born in Gurdon, AR, and spent most of her life in East Texas, in Henderson and Longview. She earned her BSN at UT Tyler. After 23 years as a labor and delivery nurse, Smith completed her MSN at the University of Cincinnati and became a certified nurse midwife. She has always loved caring for women during childbirth and beyond. Her favorite parts of her job are providing women with knowledge and partnering with them in their healthcare.