Holistic Prenatal Care
We provide the Midwives Model of Care http://cfmidwifery.org/mmoc/. Our care is completely individualized & personal. Our care model honors that you are the utmost important care provider for your health and baby. We as midwives, support you and we align as a team. Most prenatal visits are 45 minutes to 1 hour or longer. This holistic midwifery model allows us to not only perform an exam, but also get to know you. We recognize that your emotional & spiritual well being is as important as your physical health. We provide in home visits. We are available for questions outside of typical business hours as well.
Prenatal care includes: Visits every four weeks until 28 weeks then every other
After 36 weeks visits are weekly or more often as needed.
Fetal RhD genotyping https://laboratories.sequenom.com/patients/fetal-rhd-genotyping/
Home Birth Care
We offer water birth. We provide continuous support during labor. We provide in home labor care and come to be with you in labor when you desire. We honor your sacred space. We monitor the well being of you and your baby. We encourage natural therapies in labor such as water immersion (water birth), movement, yoga, acupressure, aromatherapy, support, music and herbal remedies. Many mothers choose to have a water birth.
“The knowledge about how to give birth is born within every woman: women do not need to be taught how to give birth but rather to have more trust and faith in their own body knowledge.” – BirthWorks
We perform a newborn exam after the baby's birth. We provide postpartum care for the mother & baby up to 6 weeks. We perform gentle newborn metabolic screen. Postpartum visits occur on day 1-3, then at 1 week, 2-3 weeks and 6 weeks or as needed. We assist with breastfeeding support and are available as needed.
Miscellaneous Midwifery Services
Well woman care including PAP's & breast exam's
Integrative pelvic care
Fertility awareness counseling
Pregnancy after loss support
Holistic health counseling
Bodywork including acupressure
Prenatal & postpartum yoga
Natural living consulting
Aromatherapy/ essential oils
Water birth pool rental