Services and Costs


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Maternity Care

Extensive, initial first visit in your home to evaluate your candidacy for home birth and provide you with the opportunity to ask any needed questions and reassure our compatibility.

Prenatal Visits at my office in Hudson
Visits every month through 28 weeks, every two weeks from 28 through 36 weeks and once a week from 36 weeks until birth (or more or less frequently as needed.)

Birth Attendance
Arriving at your home when the mother feels she wants me there.

Postpartum Care Following Birth
Continued care immediately postpartum and two hours from stable (mom up and feeling well and baby nursing well)

-Exam of mother and full exam of baby

– Available by phone 24/7

– Second day postpartum home visit

– Third day postpartum visit if needed

– One week postpartum home visit

– Postpartum phone consultations and visits thereafter as needed.

– Final six week postpartum visit.

GYN Services

Annual exam, full head-to-toe physical and lab work as needed, including pap smear and breast exam.

– Contraception (all methods, including fertility awareness.)

– STD  (sexually transmitted disease) screening, counseling.

– Sexual health counseling and healing.

– Incest and rape counseling.

– Domestic Violence screening, counseling and resources for creating safety.

– In home gentle, non-traumatic pelvic examines (great for first timers.)


Initial in Home Visit
Head-to-toe exam, including all appropriate lab
work as needed (no time limit.)

Complete Maternity Care
Including all pre-natal visits, birth and postpartum care
(includes one week post partum visit and six week
postpartum visit)
$4,000 – $7,000 (sliding scale)

GYN care (in home, per visit)

If you have health insurance (depending on your policy)
most companies will pre-approve payment for midwifery services
and home birth.

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