Birthmark Family Center
Empowering Women Through Positive Birth Experiences
BirthmarkDoulas.com
The Birth Center Differen
• Personal Attention
• Holistic Program
• Comprehensive Midwifery Care
• Nurturing Place
• Integ...
Birth Centers
invite you to receive
personalized,
family-centered care
from
holistic, professional,
health care providers....
Birth Centers are:
Birth Centers are:
People working
together with you to
meet your needs
during
pregnancy, birth, and
ear...
Birth Centers are:
For healthy women
seeking personal
care and families
wanting to be
involved
Birth centers include a
team of highly
qualified professionals
from:
• midwifery
• nursing
• obstetrics
• family medicine
...
Birth Center care
begins with your
first prenatal visit.
It is a program of
education for
pregnancy, nutrition, birt
h, la...
You are welcome
to invite your
family and friends
to participate in
your Birth Center
care.
The Birth Center program:
•Gives you confidence
in your ability to
give birth
•Balances
human touch and
technology
Most importantly,
the Birth Center
program gives you
the time that you
deserve.
Time to listen to
and answer your
questions
Time to help
you, your new
baby, and your
family get off to
the best possible
start
Midwifery care is
provided by
professionally trained
midwives or doctors,
who practice a wellness
and holistic approach
to...
Midwives believe that:
•Childbirth is
normal
•You and your
family create the
birth experience
that will be
meaningful to y...
•midwives
•nurses
•obstetricians
•pediatricians
•other specialists
as needed
Midwifery is a
collaborative
practice that
in...
Midwifery honors and
respects:
• the sacredness
of pregnancy
and birth
• the wisdom
and dignity of
all women
Nurturing Place
Here you are
supported and
respected as well as
safe and secure.
Birth Centers are a
place that gives you
...
You will have a private room
for giving birth where you can:
• Make yourself comfortable
• Wear your own clothing
• Soak i...
You can decide who will
be with you,
or near you,
as you give birth.
Birth centers welcome
your children, your
parents, an...
• Continuing support
Birth centers give you:
• Holistic pain
management
• Information on:
• Infant care
• Breastfeeding
• ...
Integrated Part of the
Health Care System
Integrated Part of the
Health Care System
Birth Centers are part
of the system o...
• Laboratory,
ultrasounds, and
other diagnostic
women's testing
You receive a complete
network of maternity
and health
ser...
Birth Center care is
covered by most
major health
insurance plans.
Birth Centers are:
Accreditation for Birth Centers is based upon
carefully defined national standards.
BirthCenter Standar...
Birth Centers give you Care that is:
• Founded on the highest
standards
• Respectful
• Safe and supported by
research.
• S...
• Time
• Choices
• Education
• Support
• Services
The Birth Center offers you more. . .
American Association of Birth Centers
3123 Gottschall Road, Perkiomenville, PA 18704
Call Toll Free: 866-54-BIRTH (24784)
...
Pledge your commitment to New Orleans
families today!
Birthmark
birthmarkdoulas@gmail.com
504-457-8332
www.birthmarkdoulas...
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    1. 1. Birthmark Family Center Empowering Women Through Positive Birth Experiences BirthmarkDoulas.com
    2. 2. The Birth Center Differen • Personal Attention • Holistic Program • Comprehensive Midwifery Care • Nurturing Place • Integrated Part of the Health Care System
    3. 3. Birth Centers invite you to receive personalized, family-centered care from holistic, professional, health care providers. Personal Attention
    4. 4. Birth Centers are: Birth Centers are: People working together with you to meet your needs during pregnancy, birth, and early parenting
    5. 5. Birth Centers are: For healthy women seeking personal care and families wanting to be involved
    6. 6. Birth centers include a team of highly qualified professionals from: • midwifery • nursing • obstetrics • family medicine • pediatrics • nutrition • social work • physical fitness • childbirth and parenting education
    7. 7. Birth Center care begins with your first prenatal visit. It is a program of education for pregnancy, nutrition, birt h, labor support, baby care, and general women’s health. Holistic Program
    8. 8. You are welcome to invite your family and friends to participate in your Birth Center care.
    9. 9. The Birth Center program: •Gives you confidence in your ability to give birth •Balances human touch and technology
    10. 10. Most importantly, the Birth Center program gives you the time that you deserve. Time to listen to and answer your questions
    11. 11. Time to help you, your new baby, and your family get off to the best possible start
    12. 12. Midwifery care is provided by professionally trained midwives or doctors, who practice a wellness and holistic approach to pregnancy, birth, and women's health care. Comprehensive Midwifery Ca Midwifery is different from obstetrics.
    13. 13. Midwives believe that: •Childbirth is normal •You and your family create the birth experience that will be meaningful to you
    14. 14. •midwives •nurses •obstetricians •pediatricians •other specialists as needed Midwifery is a collaborative practice that involves:
    15. 15. Midwifery honors and respects: • the sacredness of pregnancy and birth • the wisdom and dignity of all women
    16. 16. Nurturing Place Here you are supported and respected as well as safe and secure. Birth Centers are a place that gives you a caring, warm and home-like environment.
    17. 17. You will have a private room for giving birth where you can: • Make yourself comfortable • Wear your own clothing • Soak in a tub or have a water birth • Eat when you feel hungry
    18. 18. You can decide who will be with you, or near you, as you give birth. Birth centers welcome your children, your parents, and friends.
    19. 19. • Continuing support Birth centers give you: • Holistic pain management • Information on: • Infant care • Breastfeeding • Parenting • Family planning
    20. 20. Integrated Part of the Health Care System Integrated Part of the Health Care System Birth Centers are part of the system of quality health care in many communities.
    21. 21. • Laboratory, ultrasounds, and other diagnostic women's testing You receive a complete network of maternity and health services, including: • Consultation with physicians as necessary • Transfer to a hospital if the need should arise
    22. 22. Birth Center care is covered by most major health insurance plans.
    23. 23. Birth Centers are: Accreditation for Birth Centers is based upon carefully defined national standards. BirthCenter Standards • licensed by individual states • accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers Look for the CABC accreditation seal.
    24. 24. Birth Centers give you Care that is: • Founded on the highest standards • Respectful • Safe and supported by research. • Sensitive • Accessible well woman care for you now and in the years to come.
    25. 25. • Time • Choices • Education • Support • Services The Birth Center offers you more. . .
    26. 26. American Association of Birth Centers 3123 Gottschall Road, Perkiomenville, PA 18704 Call Toll Free: 866-54-BIRTH (24784) or 215-234-8068 www.BirthCenters.org
    27. 27. Pledge your commitment to New Orleans families today! Birthmark birthmarkdoulas@gmail.com 504-457-8332 www.birthmarkdoulas.com

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