SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
Providing loving and expert care during pregnancy, labor, delivery and postpartum.
Focusing on women and their individual reproductive needs, offering a variety of options that seeks to eliminate or minimize unnecessary interventions during this natural life process.
Benefits of having a Midwife
Based on their belief that pregnancy and birth are normal life processes, your midwife will guide you to help you achieve the most natural experience. During labor and delivery, she will allow you maximum control over your body and birth and give you the freedom to give birth anywhere in any position. You can also choose your birthing environment. Whether it be at home or at our birthing center, your midwife will help you relax and enjoy the process.
Mother and child will never be separated which will strengthen their initial bond and encouraging breastfeeding. Fathers too are welcome to catch their babies and be as involved in the birthing process as they desire. Siblings and loved ones are also welcome to be present. Your midwife will give you options based on what is best for you and your baby, which will help you to pay attention to your natural body signals. Your midwife will aid you in the enjoyment of this special time.
Midwifery Services Include
Monitoring the physical, psychological, and social well-being of the mother throughout the childbearing cycle
Providing the mother with individualized education, counseling, prenatal care
Continuous hands-on assistance during labor and delivery, and postpartum support
Minimizing technological interventions
Identifying and referring women who require obstetrical attention
Our licensed midwives will ensure you receive the best care possible during this natural life process. If you are looking to have your baby at a place other than your home, you also have the option of having your baby at our birth center in Santa Cruz.