Home Birth

 

  • Complementary Interview- Are we a good fit for each other?
  • Initial prenatal visit in your first trimester. If you have OB labs from a previous provider please bring them. If not we can draw blood and process through our lab.
  • 24 hour availability by telephone or e-mail and in person visits
  • Prenatal visits every 4-6 weeks until 30 weeks, every 2-3 weeks until 36 weeks, an in home visit at 36 weeks, weekly visits or as needed from 36 weeks until your birth. All prenatal visits are 45 minutes long
  • The use of a deep water birth tub for labor and water birth,(depending on availability)
  • Continuous labor support in your home once active labor is established
  • Care during labor, birth and early postpartum period until you and your baby are stable and the newborn assessment is complete. We stay at your home until you have nursed your new baby, eaten a meal and emptied your bladder.
  • Complete newborn exam and assessment.
  • Postpartum visits in your home at 24 hours, 3 days and 7 days. We offer a 3-4 week check in visit at our prenatal office. Your final visit is at 6 weeks.
  • Phone and email consultations and additional visits as needed
  • Lactation consultation services
  • Optimal fetal positioning consultations
  • Placenta encapsulation if desired for a reduced fee

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