AS YOUR MIDWIFE, I PROVIDE
(in both English and Spanish)
One on one consultation about creating the optimal environment for conception of a child. Physical and diet assessment, stress reduction techniques, blood work and recommendations for vitamin, mineral, homeopathic and/or herbal supplementation.
In home, monthly, bi-monthly and weekly visits during pregnancy. Each visit is 45 min - an hour to assess and discuss the well-being of mother and baby during the months of gestation.
4-5 home visits after the birth of your baby(s) to assess healing, growth, health, &breastfeeding for mom and baby. Three different newborn screening tests can be done (Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening , Newborn Metabolic Screen and Hearing Screen) and a PAP screen can be done at the final six week visit for mom.
Childbirth Education Classes
Preparation for labor, birth, breastfeeding and the postpartum in small group gatherings of 2-3 couples. There are a total of 3 classes which are 2-2.5 hours in length. Women and couples leave feeling very well prepared for birth.
24/7 availability for communication as your expected due date nears. Assistance during active labor in coping with the contractions along with close monitoring of mom and baby. Support, encouragement and assistance, in the delivery of your child. Immediate postpartum care for mom and newborn, help with breastfeeding and a newborn exam of your baby in which weight and measurements are recorded.
Well Woman Care
An individualized visit for any or all of the following: clinical breast exam, physical exam, pelvic exam with PAP, IUD removal, nutritional counseling, fertility awareness, meditation guidance.