What services are included in the Conscious Birth package?

  • Routine prenatal visits, (once a month until 28 weeks, every other week until 36 weeks, weekly until delivery) including a comprehensive initial prenatal and physical exam and pap smear
  • Availability of an on call Midwife 24 hours a day during your entire pregnancy and postpartum
  • Personalized pregnancy paperwork and folder
  • Access to our lending library
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Access to our Electronic Health Record, Maternity Neighborhood and its resource library
  • Our Conscious Birth Preparation class series
  • Access to our Client Connections Secret Facebook page
  • Access to our exclusive Birth Circle & Wisdom Circle evening groups
  • Free entry into our Prenatal Breastfeeding Class by freshMums
  • Labor & birth support and management
  • Immediate postpartum support of mother and baby
  • Use of the water birth tub is included in the birth center fee. Home birth clients typically contract with local tub delivery services for their tub or they use their own
  • Postpartum care of the mother and baby: the initial three-four hours post birth, a 24 hour visit, a day two-four breastfeeding visit, a visit around day five, a visit around day fourteen, a four week visit back at the Center with the midwife and one six week group visit with mothers and babies back at the office.
  • Immediate newborn physical exam at the time of birth
  • All newborn screening tests recommended by the state of Iowa
  • Newborn assessment at all of the included postpartum visits
  • Full care of the newborn through six weeks
  • Paperwork to file your baby’s birth certificate & social security card
  • Breastfeeding support and counseling through our MotherBaby Cafes
  • Complimentary billing to your insurance company