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Compassionate Care for Your Growing Family

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Concierge Prenatal & Well Woman Care

Every pregnancy and birthing journey is unique. That’s why we offer single appointments for those who need extra support and guidance. Whether you’re in-between providers, on a long vacation in the area, or simply need more in-depth care and attention, our team is here to help. Annual well-woman visits are also offered in the comfort of your own home.

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Home Birth Maternity Care

At Fruitful Birth Midwifery, we provide comprehensive and evidence-based maternity care that is tailored to your unique pregnancy journey. Our approach is centered on creating a personal connection with each client to ensure that you receive the support, guidance and care you need throughout your pregnancy, birth and postpartum period. We aim to empower mothers throughout this amazing journey and give you the best possible experience.

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Monitrice Services

Our monitrice service is specifically designed for mothers who prefer to give birth in the hospital but would like a little extra support and monitoring during their pregnancy and labor. As a combination of a doula and midwife, we will provide you with in-home support during pregnancy and your labor before heading to the hospital. This includes prenatal visits and monitoring during labor of vitals, baby and vaginal exams before heading to the hospital.

Prenatal Care

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Free virtual or in person consultation

  • 1.5 hour initial prenatal visit

1 hour long prenatal visits​

  • Monthly up to 28 weeks

  • Bi-weekly 28-36 weeks

  • 36 week home team visit

  • Weekly visits from 36 weeks until birth

Midwifery model of care​ that takes a holistic approach to comprehensive maternity care. 

  • Initial prenatal lab work drawn in your home, glucose testing and GBS testing

  • Referral for ultrasound

  • Nutritional and supplement recommendations

Labor and Birth

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On call 24/7 for home birth between 37 and 42 weeks

  • Midwife and assistant in attendance at your birth 

  • Birth kit including midwife provided birth tub and liner

  • Fetal and  maternal monitoring during labor

  • In home care during active labor and immediate postpartum support for hours after birth

  • At home repair for minor perineal tears

  • Newborn exam and assessment

Postpartum Care

Taking care of the mother in the postpartum period is essential to helping ensure a successful and healthy transition to the 4th trimester.

  • 24/7 phone support

  • 24-48 hour after birth visit

  • 2 week and 6 week postpartum visits (more can be scheduled if needed)

  • Newborn Screening

  • Birth certificate paper work

  • Newborn weight checks and lactation support

  • Maternal emotional health check in and mood screener

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Advanced Doula Support from a Midwife
Prenatal

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Free virtual or in person consultation

3 Prenatal Visits​

  • Discuss wishes for your labor experience

  • Go over available options at your birthing location to support your birth  

  • Help developing a birth plan

  • Practice prenatal movements and labor movements & comfort measures

  • Basic childbirth education (a class is still recommended for most parents)

  • If desired, check in's including maternal vitals, fetal heart tones and palpation

Labor and Birth

Labor progresses best in your own home where you feel comfortable and are able to stay rested and nourished.

  • 24/7 on call for your labor and birth starting at your 37th week of pregnancy.

  • We will discuss signs of labor and when is best for me to join you for your birth!

  • Vitals, fetal heart tones and cervical exams at home as desired

  • I will support you at home and the hospital until 1-2 hours after the baby is born.

Postpartum

  • 1 Postpartum visit within the first weeks after your baby is born.

We will discuss and/or troubleshoot any

  • Baby care

  •  Breastfeeding

  •  Your emotional transition to parenthood

  •  The birth.

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A la carte Prenatals

Whether you are in between providers or in the area visiting and wanting a prenatal visit in the comfort of your own home

  • 1-2 hour appointment

  • Maternal vitals

  • Fetal heart tones

  • Fundal measurement and  palpation

  • Labs drawn in the comfort of your home if needed/requested

    •  additional fee*

Well Woman Visit

Respectful, informed, non- judgmental care in the comfort of your own home.

Annual care visit includes

  • Annual breast exam

  • PAP testing as indicated

  • STI screening

  • Pregnancy test

  • Basic physical 

  • Basic lab work up

  • Family counseling 

  • Recommendations and referrals as needed

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