"Wow, you'd never know anything amazing happened here tonight, except for the 3 of them in the bedroom snuggling." -homebirth grandmother
Complete prenatal, homebirth and postpartum care.
- Prenatal Care
including all screening and tests currently available at your discretion (genetic screening, blood work, ultrasound, gestational diabetes screening, group beta strep screening...)
- Labor and Birth Care
I come to you when you want me, some women prefer to wait to have me arrive and some prefer early labor support.
- Postpartum Care
Homevisits on day 1, 3 and 7, complete care for you and babe. Office visits 3 and 6 weeks.
One primary care provider attending to all of your care. Appointments in my office - conveniently located in Berlin, just off I89 exit #7 and in Burlington, just off 189. Appointments generally lasting an hour. This gives us time to get to know each other, discuss testing, screening and care options in depth so that you are able to make well informed decisions about your care and monitor the health and wellbeing of your pregnancy. My assistant and I do a homevisit around 36 weeks after which prenatal care continues with office visits. My assistant and I come to you for your labor and birth. After your birth I leave you and yours as undisturbed as possible for the first hour after birth, to oh and ahh and enjoy one another. A complete newborn exam is done at your bedside. Your perineum is cared for as needed (including repair if necessary - yes, I carry numbing agents). And all birth related laundry and garbage is taken care of. You are given extensive postpartum instructions (which we have gone over prenatally), fed and tucked into bed with your new family member.
Postpartum Care - I come to you on day 1, day 3 and 1 week and then you come to the office for 3 and 6 week visits. All of these visits offer complete care for you and baby. This is the standard of care, but if there is any need I will come to you more often i.e., breastfeeding support, fussy baby care, maternal mood complications. As with all of your care I will help you access and coordinate further resources as needed.
For more details of care please call or schedule a free consultaion