Labor and Birth Care

Services

Labor and Birth Care

  • Attendance From Active Labor Until Birth
    • 24/7 access to midwife for questions in early labor
    • Midwife arrives in active labor (this is time you’d be leaving for the hospital if planning a hospital birth)
    • Encouragement, support, and comfort measures given throughout labor
  • Careful Monitoring of Mother and Baby
    • Vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, temperature) are monitored in mother
    • Baby’s heart rate is monitored using intermittent monitoring
    • All information is charted using an e-chart that mother has access to
    • Emergency equipment brought to every birth
    • Ability to prescribe and carry life saving prescription medication to birth
    • Ability to carry lidocaine and suture equipment if there is a laceration
  • Family Centered Labor and Birth
    • Natural (unmedicated) Childbirth
    • Water Birth
    • Mother directed care, deciding on a birth plan together as a team
    • Having family and friends involved in the labor and birth process
  • Births attended in the comfort of your own home
    • Water birth available with birth tub set-up and removal
    • Freedom to labor and birth (push) in any position mother desires