Home Birth Experience with a Certified Nurse Midwife
Pena Rose Studios
Prenatal Care ~ Clients will receive unhurried, thorough prenatal visits with their private duty midwife at regular intervals, at a conveniently located office South of Atlanta. All assessments and lab work is collected by the nurse midwife. Prenatal and birth plans are customized for each client through collaboration and open discussions between midwife and client.
Direct Access- Clients will have direct access to communication with their private-duty midwife, and receive prompt acknowledgement and responses via text, email or phone.
Childbirth Education and Breastfeeding Classes- Classes are taught by certified childbirth educators and IBCLC's on a regular basis.
Home Birth ~The birth center comes to you! Your Certified Nurse-Midwife brings all necessary medical and resuscitation equipment and medications to ensure a safe process and healthy home birth for both mom and baby. A supportive birth assistant is also present. The Nurse Midwife holds current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP).
Water Birth ~ A " Birth Pool in a Box" Tub and liner are provided for your water birth.
Newborn Procedures~ With consent, the midwife will administer the Vitamin K injection, and complete the newborn metabolic screen (blood test via heel stick) to submit to the State of Georgia.
Birth Certificate~ The birth certificate and social security number are electronically filed by the nurse midwife, promptly after birth.
Lactation Assistance ~ Lactation support will be provided after birth and during the first postpartum week to ensure a correct latch, optimal newborn nutrition and comfortable breastfeeding positions. Referrals to a team of IBCLCs are readily available for moms lactation challenges.
Postpartum Care~ 3 postpartum visits (1 in home, 2- in office)