MONITRICE SERVICES

Monitrice Care ~ support during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period ~

 

~ A Monitrice's specialty of care is being able to monitor mother's vitals and cervical progress, as well as fetal heart tones and well-being during labor.

 

This allows for a safe space for labor to progress as far as desired at home before moving to hospital for birth with provider.

After arriving to hospital, your Monitrice moves into a Doula role including emotional, mental and physical support, with the hospital staff taking over the clinical aspects of care.

Postpartum care and support is also included in your care.

- Prenatal -

2  Two-hour prenatal sessions 
      Including opportunities for:
         ~ client questions
         ~ birth option counseling
         ~ birth prep education

         ~ nutrition and exercise tips

         ~ options, advice, resources

 

Detailed client handbook

24-Hour On-Call access to Monitrice (Text/Call)

Emotional support

 

Childbirth classes included

 

Gentle, understanding, confidential care
at all times

- Labor and Birth -

 

 

Gentle presence, care and support

 

Supporting partner as coach

 

Massage

 

Position suggestions

 

Water birth pool

Birth stool

 

Emotional and physical support

 

Monitoring contraction pattern

Monitoring your vitals and well-being

 

Monitoring baby’s heart rate and position

Monitoring cervical change and progress

Helping you know when it's safely time to move to hospital for delivery

- Postpartum -

 

1  Three-hour postpartum support session
       Including whichever is needed most:
         ~ breastfeeding support
         ~ emotional processing
         ~ holding baby
         ~ tidying
         ~ cooking

         ~ occupying other children

Soothing herbal bath if desired