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 and baby.
Blood work and laboratory testing
Referral for ultrasound
60 - 90 minute visits
LABOR & BIRTH ASSISTANCE
On call 24-7 beginning at 37 weeks
Monitoring well-being of mama and baby during labor, birth & postpartum
Water birth, active birth, birth freedom
NRP & CPR certified
Comprehensive newborn exam
POSTPARTUM & NEWBORN CARE
Six weeks of mother-baby care
Lactation counseling & breastfeeding support
Newborn metabolic screen
Pediatrician & hearing screen referrals
Birth certificate & Social Security Card
Family planning counseling