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  • Birthmark Family Center Empowering Women Through Positive Birth Experiences BirthmarkDoulas.com
  • The Birth Center Differen • Personal Attention • Holistic Program • Comprehensive Midwifery Care • Nurturing Place • Integrated Part of the Health Care System
  • Birth Centers invite you to receive personalized, family-centered care from holistic, professional, health care providers. Personal Attention
  • Birth Centers are: Birth Centers are: People working together with you to meet your needs during pregnancy, birth, and early parenting
  • 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 • pediatrics • nutrition • social work • physical fitness • childbirth and parenting education
  • Birth Center care begins with your first prenatal visit. It is a program of education for pregnancy, nutrition, birth, labor support, baby care, and general women’s health. Holistic Program
  • 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 pregnancy, birth, and women's health care. Comprehensive Midwifery Ca Midwifery is different from obstetrics.
  • Midwives believe that: •Childbirth is normal •You and your family create the birth experience that will be meaningful to you
  • •midwives •nurses •obstetricians •pediatricians •other specialists as needed Midwifery is a collaborative practice that involves:
  • 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 a caring, warm and home-like environment.
  • 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
  • You can decide who will be with you, or near you, as you give birth. Birth centers welcome your children, your parents, and friends.
  • • Continuing support Birth centers give you: • Holistic pain management • Information on: • Infant care • Breastfeeding • Parenting • Family planning
  • 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.
  • • Laboratory, ultrasoun ds, 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
  • 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 Standards • licensed by individual states • accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers Look for the CABC accreditation seal.
  • 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.
  • • 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) or 215-234-8068 www.BirthCenters.org
  • Pledge your commitment to New Orleans families today! Birthmark birthmarkdoulas@gmail.com 504-457-8332 www.birthmarkdoulas.com