Comprehensive Midwifery Care
Bend Midwifery Care is committed to providing compassionate, woman-centered care in which both the mother and the midwife are actively engaged in the decision-making process. Throughout the childbearing year women and families can expect care that honors and respects the individual with a belief that pregnancy and birth are healthy, normal events in life.
Such care can include;
Pre-conception counseling, nutritional assessment and education, pregnancy testing, holistic prenatal care by monitoring medical, physical, emotional, and social health throughout the pregnancy, childbirth education, partner and family preparation for birth, providing medical supplies for birth and advice on preparing the birth space, attendance at labor, birth, and immediate postpartum, assistance in postpartum adjustment, breastfeeding education and support, and providing referrals where necessary.
Also offering Holistic Childbirth Prpeparation utilizing the "Birthin From Within" method pioneered by Pam Englad. Offering Breastfeeding counseling and mother to mother support groups too. We also offer postpartum birth trauma resolution, belly casting instruction and supplies, natural fertility information, and many products for the growing family, such as baby slings, cloth diapers, cloth feminine products, herbal care itmes, books, and nursing products.