WHAT IS A MIDWIFE?
Licensed Midwives are certified in CPR, neonatal resuscitation, administration of routine antibiotics and antihemorrhagics, and evaluating routine vital signs. Licensed midwives practice independently, providing comprehensive, holistic, evidence-based maternity care to healthy, to low-risk people in an out-of-hospital setting.
COMPREHENSIVE PRENATAL CARE
Routine prenatal visits, monitoring the health of mama & baby.
Blood work & laboratory testing
In office ultrasound for viability & position scans (if indicated)
Referral for diagnostic ultrasound
60 - 90 minute visits
Doula, chiropractor & other local recourse recommendations
Nutritional & supplementation counseling
LABOR & BIRTH ASSISTANCE
On call 24-7 beginning at 37 weeks
Monitoring well-being of mama and baby during labor, birth & postpartum
Freedom to birth in your desired position
Access to our birth pool for labor and delivery if desired
NRP & CPR certified
Comprehensive newborn exam
POSTPARTUM & NEWBORN CARE
Six weeks of comprehensive mother & baby care
Lactation counseling & breastfeeding support
Newborn metabolic screen, hearing screen & screening for critical congenital heart defects
Pediatrician and IBCLC recommendations & referrals
Birth certificate & Social Security Card
Assessment for diastasis and pelvic floor healing, referrals to pelvic floor physical therapy
Family planning counseling
INSURANCE AND BILLING
While we ourselves are not medial billers, we work with a third party directly to assist you in the (occasionally tricky) process of getting your traditional medical insurance to cover the cost of our services.
We are a clinical Sneak Peak provider! This service is available to everyone, whether you are our client or not. This simple blood test is 99.9% effective in determining the sex of your baby form 6 weeks gestation! The cost is $150 and results are typically emailed to you within 48 hours of collection.
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