"Birth is not only about making babies. It's about making mothers; strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and believe in their inner strength." ~ Barbara Katz Rothman
We are so excited to be offering home birth midwifery again!
~We offer a free consultation to meet and discuss your wishes for your birth.
~Full prenatal visits including labwork
~Genetic carrier screening and Non Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) available through Natera, Labcorp, or Quest.
~Monthly visits up to 28 weeks, then every two weeks until 36 weeks, then weekly until delivery.
~Home visit to confirm birth plan at 36 weeks.
~On-call availability throughout your due time 24/7
~Postpartum visits at 1 day, 3 days, 1 week, 3 weeks, and a final visit in the office at 6 weeks.
~Lactation support and guidance
~Newborn screenings including metabolic screen and cardiac screenings provided.
~Family planning and contraception, including IUD placement, Depo-Provera, the pill, and natural family planning education.
~Postpartum assessments for postpartum depression and anxiety.
We have always followed the Midwives Model of Care(TM) in our practice. We believe in creating nurturing and empowering relationships with our clients.
The Midwives Model of Care™ is based on the fact that pregnancy and birth are normal life events. The Midwives Model of Care includes:
The application of this model has been proven to reduce to incidence of birth injury, trauma, and cesarean section.
(Midwives Model of Care definition is Copyrighted © by the Midwifery Task Force, all rights reserved)
Your midwife provides the initial newborn assessment at the birth as well as infant check-ups and screenings until 6 weeks of age.
~Newborn screening for metabolic disease
~Cardiac testing to screen for congenital heart issues
~Screening for tongue/lip tie that can affect breastfeeding
We provide breastfeeding support at any time beyond birth, at home and in the office. Whether you breastfeed full time or partially with supplementation, we support you and your breastfeeding journey.
We provide guidance and experience in caring for your newborn and navigating the decisions you make as new parents.