Pregnancy can be is a very special and scared time in a woman’s life. Some women may never experience pregnancy for themselves, and others maybe only once or twice in their whole lives. Its common practice for women to spend hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars on their wedding. Having a baby is a monumental time, it should be celebrated the same, and it starts with choosing your health care provider.
With midwife maternity care you can expect prenatal appointments to include holistic health care counseling and education to prepare for to have the birth you want.
As your prepare for labor and birth, your midwife will teach and educate you regarding different techniques to calm nerves to prepare for a natural birth, right in the comfort of your own home.
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- Hour long visits
- Holistic and natural healthcare
- Pregnancy counseling
- Educational resources
- Pregnancy progression
- Labor and birth prep
- Postpartum support
- Newborn behaviors
- Breastfeeding guidance
- Prenatal labs
- Blood type/factor, Antibody screen, CBC
- HIV, Rubella, Syphilis, Hepatitis B, GC/CT
- Urine culture
- Blood sugar testing
- GBS screening, etc.
- Support groups & classes (As available)
- Referral as indicated or desired
- Such as a twin pregnancy
- Co-care as indicated or desired
- Such a thyroid management or gestational diabetes
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