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  1. 1. Birthmark Family Center Empowering Women Through Positive Birth Experiences
  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
  27. 27. Pledge your commitment to New Orleans families today! Birthmark 504-457-8332