When thinking of starting a family, the sheer amount of information and the number of important decisions that must be made can be downright overwhelming. In this consultation we will talk about how to prepare your body to grow a healthy baby, discuss options for pregnancy and birth care, and answer any questions you have about the road ahead. A pre-conception visit can also include any of the elements of a well-woman visit - Pap smear, blood work, breast exam, STI testing, birth control counseling, nutritional assessment and wellness guidance.
Some other topics that may be discussed:
Carrier screening and genetic testing
Health, nutrition, supplements, and exercise
Choosing a care provider
Choosing a place of birth
What is natural birth and do I want one?
Birth supplementals: doulas, monitrices, placenta encapsulation, etc.
Pediatricians, circumcision and vaccination
Returning to work
This consultation is completely judgment-free. We aim to present information to you as objectively as possible in order to prepare you to make your own decisions about how to best bring your baby into the world. We support your right to choose!
Price: $250 for a 2-hour session
Price does not include any labs or testing ordered.