SERVICES

Mama To Be Services Include...

 

  • Prenatal Care

  • Homebirth

  • Waterbirth

  • Postpartum Care and Support

  • Breastfeeding Education and Support

  • Well Woman Care / Annual Exams

  • Pregnancy Yoga Classes

  • Childbirth and Newborn Education

  • Pregnancy Massage

  • Placenta Encapsulation

  • Nutrition Counseling

Homebirth

Labor and Birth Attendance

Emergency Equipment and Supplies

Your Birth Plan

Delayed delivery of placenta and cord clamping

Repair of Lacerations

Immediate Newborn Medications Offered

Complete Newborn Exam

Birth Tub tear down and complete cleaning of the area

Immediate Breastfeeding Assistance

Newborn and Postpartum Education

I will guide and support you through your birth from start to finish. I'll do my best to provide the birth you have planned, honoring your process while at the same time keeping a close eye on you and your baby's safety.

Waterbirth

Waterbirth Tubs Rentals

If you want to birth in water, birth tubs are available to rent for $100.

Aqua Doula

Large tub that has a heater and will maintain water temp. $200 with a $500 refundable deposit.

http://aquadoula.com/

La Bassine

Slightly smaller blow up tub, no heater. $100

http://labassinebirthpools.co.uk/about-us/

Rubbermaid Oval Tub

No heater. $100

Prenatal Care

At SMS we believe education and encouraging personal choices is one of the most important parts of our commitment to you. We offer a wide range of care, including western, holistic and alternative forms of care. We will offer and order any and all testing that would be offered to you if you were seeing an obstetrician. Prenatal Care visits occur once a month until 28 weeks, twice a month until 36 weeks, then once per week until you give birth. Prenatal visits include...

Lots of talking. Communication is very important!! This is our time to get to know one another and develop a bond that will hopefully last a lifetime.

Maternal and fetal vital signs

Measuring your baby's growth and position

Labs

Postpartum Care

These visits include...

Mom and baby's vitals

Newborn check

Newborn Screen

Breastfeeding Support

We will return to your home a 24-48 hours after your birth and again at 4-5 days. We will be checking you and your baby for any problems and supporting and educating you about breastfeeding, newborn safety and care. We will see you again at a 10 day, 3 week and 6 week visit at the office.

Well-Woman Care

Annual exams are available for all women, along with...

STD screenings

Routine blood tests

Birth control education

Fertility Counseling

I am experienced with and understand the need for extra care during first exams, with adolescents, and women who have a history of abuse.