Safe, low-intervention, you-centered care.
Nightingale Natural Birth is a fundamentally different approach to pregnancy and childbirth. We provide expert pre-conception, prenatal, birth and postpartum midwifery care for low-risk parents and babies in the comfort of your home. We believe safe, professional, knowledgeable maternity care is just the minimum. Truly great care means understanding that each family is unique, listening with our hearts as well as our ears, educating, and empowering parents to make their own informed decisions about how they want to birth their baby.
If you are completely new to the idea of care with a midwife, or just don't know much about it, you are not alone. Learn more about the individualized kind of care that midwives provide and why it matters.
We are committed to providing inclusive and welcoming care for all people. We welcome potential clients of all colors, religions, creeds, genders, gender expressions, ages, national origins, family structures, sexual orientations, ability status, marital status, and military status to contact us.
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Clients have 24/7 access to a midwife
Serving San Francisco, South San Francisco, Daly City, San Mateo, San Bruno, Redwood City, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Pinole, Rodeo, Moraga, Lafayette, Brentwood, Martinez, Walnut Creek, Concord, Pleasanton, Livermore, San Leandro, Castro Valley, Hayward, Fremont. Contact us to see if we serve your area.
How We're Different
"My birth experience was nothing I could have anticipated, but it was everything I hoped for. I was in the comforts of my home with no medical interventions to bat away or unnecessary intrusions. I was surrounded by a dream birth team whom I trusted, and who supported me and my birth preferences. Firen was attentive, warm, patient, and professional the entire way through, and my son was born healthy with no complications. It's been wonderful having Firen as my midwife." -Karen L.
All of our clients have a primary midwife who oversees their care, and who will be present at their birth. This personal, one-on-one relationship with your midwife is the foundation of your care. Our other providers are available to support your pregnancy as needed.
If you are in need of extra care, we have an amazing community of care providers in the Bay Area that offer a wide variety of services for pregnant families. Below are the ones we most commonly refer to, but we are always open to exploring new resources for our parents.
Services & Pricing
Most insurance plans will reimburse a significant portion of midwifery fees. We work with an excellent biller who is very experienced in getting insurance reimbursements for midwifery clients. Payment plans are also available for midwifery care. We accept cash, check, credit card and Paypal.
We have La Bassine pools available for rent for moms who desire to labor and birth in water!
If you would like more information or would like to make an appointment for a free initial consultation, please fill out the form below or call 650.731.5191. We look forward to hearing from you!