Prenatal care.

Consultation

It’s vital to find the right midwife for you and your family’s needs. This is why we offer a free consultation to those interested in learning more about me and what it’s like to birth at home. 

 

We’ll have time to get to know each other better and we can answer the questions and concerns you might have specific to your unique situation.

Prenatal Care

We strive to provide comprehensive, individualized holistic midwifery care and education in the comfort of your own home.  Imagine prenatal care without wait times, and no nurses/techs coming in and out of the room. 

Community standard of care includes:

  • Blood pressure, baby's heart beat, urine check, measuring your growing belly & lab tests.

  • Nutrition, lifestyle and exercise advice for a healthy pregnancy.

  • Visits influenced by your individual needs and gestational age.

  • Visits Monthly until 28 weeks, then every other week until 36 weeks, then weekly until you give birth.

  • Siblings and family members welcomed.

  • Online patient portal so that you can access results and be engaged in your care.

  • On-call availability of and direct access to your midwife 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year

Laboratory Work & Ultrasounds

We offer all standard of care prenatal tests in the comfort of your home. Ultrasounds are either performed at home or at an outpatient radiology center. 

  • Complete blood count (CBC): Evaluates the cells that circulate in your blood, like iron and platelets.

  • Blood type and Rh factor: Determines your blood type and Rh factor (negative or positive)

  • Antibody screen: Tests for antibodies that attack red blood cells

  • Rubella Antibody titer: Screens for German Measles

  • Urinalysis: Evaluates components of the urine

  • Pap smear: Screens for cervical cancer

  • Genetic screening: Screens for fetal chromosomal abnormalities and neural tube defects

  • Carrier screening: Screens for maternal chromosomal abnormalities

  • HIV, Syphilis and Hepatitis B&C screening: Standard sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening 

  • Gonorrhea and Chlamydia cultures: Screens for gonorrhea and chlamydia 

  • Urine Culture: Screens for bacteria in the urine

  • Glucose screening: screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

  • Thyroid and hormone testing: Screens the thyroid hormones, as well as additional hormones, if necessary.

  • Vitamin D: Evaluates Vitamin D levels

  • Group beta streptococcus culture: Screens for presence of vaginal/rectal GBS

with referral available, as necessary.       

Childbirth Education

Childbirth Education is encouraged at the beginning of your 3rd trimester.

 

There are various classes offered around town and we will provide you with the resources to prepare you for labor, birth, postpartum, breastfeeding and the new baby. 

 

Birth EaseHypnobabies and The Bradley Method are some of our recommendations.

Serving Central Florida including Orlando, Lake Mary, Sanford, Deland, Deltona, Orange City, New Symrna Beach, Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, Port Orange, Ocala, Eustis, Mt Dora, & more.

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