“It's not how much we give,
but how much love we put into giving."
We provide you with a midwifery perspective throughout your prenatal, birth and post partum. We monitor you and your baby's well being at home during labor and help you to decide when to go to the hospital. We can perform internal exams as well as provide neonatal resuscitation and breastfeeding and postpartum care. After the birth we assist in breastfeeding and monitor your newborn transition at your home.
1-2 PRENATAL visits
Focus on relationship building, belly palpation to ascertain the baby's position, clinical assessment of both you and your baby's wellbeing, prenatal nutrition, emotional and physical preparation for physiological stages of labor, natural childbirth, medical intervention, breastfeeding / chestfeeding and birth preferences.
LABOR POSITIONS FOR OPTIMAL FETAL POSITIONINg
Techniques and positions during labor for optimal fetal positioning, which reduce the length of labor by utilizing the pelvic shape and ample dimensions of your pelvis.
24/ 7 PHONE AND EMAIL
Support throughout the prenatal period, birth and post partum.
Backup support if needed
access to midwifery documents
Assist you in active labor at home, monitor you and your baby, help to determine when it is appropriate to go to the desired place of birth, stay with you throughout labor and up to 2 hours postpartum including establishing initial breastfeeding / chestfeeding.
Throughout labor and birth if desired.
2 Postpartum visits
Day 1 and Day 3 visits will focus on breastfeeding / chestfeeding support, natural ways to promote healing in your body, processing your birth experience and monitoring your newborn's transition.
NEWBORN CARE 101
Normalizing newborn transition and teaching you newborn cues including warning signs and what to expect in the first weeks of life.
Numerous clinical studies have found that a midwives presence at birth tends to result in shorter labors with fewer complications reduces negative feelings about one’s childbirth experience reduces the need for pitocin (a labor-inducing drug), forceps or vacuum extraction and cesareans reduces the request for pain medication and/or epidurals.