What is included in the home birth package?
Comprehensive Prenatal Care- routine prenatal visits, lab work, screening tests, STI tests, gynecological exams, perinatal education, fetal evaluation, nutritional evaluation and support, sibling preparation, ultrasound referral
Labor and Birth Care- presence of skilled, experienced CPM’s from onset of active labor through the first few hours postpartum using evidence based protocols, such as intermittent fetal monitoring. Water birth available!
Postpartum Care- newborn exam, newborn metabolic screening tests, postpartum visits day 1, 3, 7-14, and 6-8 weeks, lactation support and guidance, family planning
Newborn Care- routine care and observation of newborn from birth through six weeks, regular weight gain monitoring, breastfeeding support