Our Services

·      Comprehensive prenatal, birth, and postpartum care

·      24-hour availability for labor or urgent concerns

·      Waterbirth ~ tubs available upon request

·      All visits in your own home

·      Respectful, individualized, family-centered care

·      Well Woman Care, including pap tests, before and beyond pregnancy and childbirth

·      Fertility counseling and in-home intra-uterine insemination

 

Midwifery Care ~ Home Birth Services

Prenatal Care

·     Visits average 60 minutes and are in your own home.

·      Monthly visits until 32 weeks, bi-monthly until 36 weeks and weekly until birth.

·      Holistic care encompassing the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of pregnancy

·      Referrals for lab work and ultrasounds

·      Emphasis on nutrition and self-care

·      Late pregnancy “Catch Class” to prepare for birth

 

Labor and Birth

·      Labor in the comfort and privacy of your own home

·      Monitoring of baby’s heart rate and mother’s vital signs

·      Tubs available for labor and birth

·      Delayed cord clamping

·      Midwives are all trained in neonatal resuscitation

·      Complete newborn exam

·      Midwives carry medications for hemorrhage

·      Midwives suture tears if needed (with local anesthetic)

·      In case of transfer, we accompany you to the hospital

 

Postpartum Care

·     Visits average 60-90 minutes and are in your own home.

·      Six scheduled postpartum visits for mother and baby: Day 1, 3, 5, Week 2, 4, and 6

·      24-hour availability for urgent concerns

·   Placenta encapsulation

·      Breastfeeding support

Read Postpartum Care:  It's Not Just for Home Birth Families Anymore and hear from Birthstream families who have experienced our postpartum care.

 

Well Woman Care

·      Well Woman Care is the term we use in midwifery to refer to gynecological care. Our approach is similar to our care during pregnancy, it is holistic and individualized.  As midwives, we are licensed to be able to provide gynecological care to women throughout their adult life.

·      Pap and HPV screening

·      Breast Exams

·      Family Planning and Fertility Consultation

·      STI testing

·      We also offer IUI services

 

Postpartum Midwifery Care

Postpartum Care package for families who are planning a hospital birth.  This six-week in-home care package allows mothers and babies to receive the same quality postpartum care as our Home Birth clients that is essential to the health and well-being of the family.

·      Six scheduled postpartum visits for mother and baby: Day 1, 3, 5, Week 2, 4, and 6...or a personalized schedule, if preferred.

·      24-hour availability for urgent concerns

·     Visits average 60-90 minutes and are in your own home.

·      Breastfeeding support

·      Postpartum Herbal Kit:  Healing Peri-wash herbs, Manuka Honey, and Happy Ducts for breast health

·      Keepsake with baby footprints.

·      Placenta Encapsulation available for additional fee.

Read Postpartum Care:  It's Not Just for Home Birth Families Anymore and hear from Birthstream families who have experienced our postpartum care.

Please contact us as early as possible, if you are interested, as there is limited availability in our calendar for this service!