Midwifery Services

We are a full-service home birth midwifery practice and are happy to bill your insurance provider. 

Prenatal Care

  • Free consultation visits for new potential clients

  • Initial prenatal visit, including a full medical history, nutrition and lifestyle counseling, and physical exam

  • Most laboratory testing done in office by the midwives

  • Convenient office location in SE Portland

  • Availability to clients by phone and e-mail for questions and concerns

  • Midwife availability 24/7 for urgent needs

  • Hour-long prenatal visits

  • Home prenatal visit at 36-37 weeks

  • Medical consultation and referral available as needed

  • Extensive local resource network available for doula services, childbirth classes, acupuncture, massage, etc.

  • In addition to our home birth, we also offer prenatal and postpartum care for clients planning a hospital birth

Labor and Birth Attendance

  • Home birth and birth center birth services from 37 to 42 weeks of pregnancy

  • Round-the-clock availability of midwives

  • Continuous care and support during active labor, birth and the first hours after birth

  • Waterbirth - labor and/or deliver your baby in a birth pool

  • Qualified birth assistant and midwife student to assist during the birth

  • Medical consultation and referral available as needed

  • Continued support by the midwives in the hospital if transfer is necessary

Postpartum Care for Mother and Baby

  • Complete physical exam of the newborn after birth

  • Administration of Vitamin K and eye ointment for the newborn

  • Breastfeeding support

  • Postpartum education and informational handouts for the new family

  • Availability to clients by phone anytime for questions and concerns

  • Regular postpartum visits for the mother and baby, including home visits on days 1, 3, and 10, and office visits at 3 and 6 weeks postpartum

  • Newborn screening tests at the Day 1 and Day 10 visits

  • Pulse oximetry testing, jaundice checks, and weight assessment for the newborn

  • Extensive local resource network available for postpartum doula services, breastfeeding support, parenting groups, acupuncture, massage, etc.

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