We are currently accepting clients for our new birth center in San Mateo.

Birth Center

Birth center care covers complete prenatal, birth and postpartum care. All appointments are done at the birth center. The fee includes all of your prenatal care, the birth, and 5 postpartum visits for both you and your baby. You can expect to have:

  • 24/7 access to your midwives by phone, text and email throughout your entire pregnancy & postpartum
  • Regular prenatal appointments at the birth center
  • On-call midwife coverage for your birth starting at 37 weeks
  • A second assisting midwife to attend your delivery
  • Delivery at the birth center, any medications needed, perineal repair (if needed)
  • Immediate postpartum care for at least 3 hours after the delivery, and until both mom and baby are stable
  • Newborn exam
  • Two postpartum home visits at approximately 24 hours and 3 days after birth
  • Postpartum visits at the birth center at approximately 1 week, 2 weeks and 6 weeks
  • Breastfeeding support & education
  • Paperwork for filing the birth certificate
  • Referrals to outside providers as needed
  • Water birth pool

The fee does not include:

  • Lab tests
  • Ultrasounds
  • Fees for outside specialists
  • Rhogam, if needed

Price: $6000
Payment in full is due by 36 weeks. Payment plans are available, and many health insurance plans will reimburse a large portion of this fee (find out if your insurance covers birth center birth). We work with an excellent biller who is very experienced in getting insurance reimbursements for midwifery clients. We accept cash, check, and credit card. 

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