Homebirth Midwifery Services

Experience the many benefits of natural childbirth in the familiar and comfortable setting of your own home, supported and cared for by a knowledgeable and compassionate Licensed Midwife.

Nutritional counseling, emotional support and monitoring of your pregnancy through face to face visits, educated informed consent and on-call availability.

Midwifery care includes:​​

  • Personalized comprehensive prenatal care provided conveniently in your own home! Prenatal visits typically begin around 12 weeks gestation, continuing monthly until 28 weeks, every two weeks until 36 weeks, and weekly until the birth of your baby.

  • Nutritional counseling, including holistic and herbal remedies

  • In home venipuncture (no extra trips out to the lab) for routine lab work and NIPT (Non Invasive Pregnancy Testing) 

  • Point-of-care ultrasound access, as well as referral for diagnostic ultrasound as desired or needed

  • Water birth option and tub lending

  • Private in-home childbirth preparation classes

  • Breastfeeding education and guidance

  • Unlimited labor support and management by a birth team of 2 Licensed Midwives

  • Immediate postpartum care and newborn exam

  • Perineal assessment and repair (suturing of 1st and 2nd degree tears)

  • Normal newborn care and screenings (Metabolic, CCHD, and Hearing)

  • Postpartum visits scheduled in your home at 24-36 hrs, 1 week, 3 weeks, and 6 weeks, and additionally as needed

  • Lactation support and family planning guidance

  • 24/7 on-call availability

  • Birth certificate and social security registration

  • Referrals for Chiropractic, Obstetric or Pediatric care, and Pelvic Floor Therapy 

Interested in Homebirth? 

Schedule a free consultation to find out more about all homebirth and midwifery care has to offer and if it's right for you!

Beth Oster, LM, CPM

Traditionally trained licensed midwife.

beth@thismomentmidwifery.com

231.818.8660

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Serving Northwest Michigan, including the following counties: 

Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Benzie, Antrim, Kalkaska, Wexford, Manistee, and Missaukee.