• Phone: 904 855-4211
  • Fax: 904 446-9083
  • 1539-5 Parental Home Road
  • Jacksonville, FL 32216
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Our Services

Prenatal Care

Each prenatal visit includes:

Visits are scheduled every 4 weeks until 28 weeks of gestation, every 2 weeks from 28 weeks to 36 weeks and every week from 36 weeks until the birth.

Referrals

Referrals are available for:

Labor and Delivery

Labor monitoring includes:

  • Checking maternal vital signs
  • Checking fetal position presentation and heart rate
  • Assessment of cervical dilation only as necessary or when indicated.

Newborn Care

Routine newborn care includes:

  • Skin to skin contact - baby to mom's chest immediately after birth
  • Bonding time with family - time alone for family after placenta delivers
  • Neonatal examination - complete physical exam within 2 hours of birth including a gestational age assessment

Postpartum Care

Immediate Postpartum

The midwife stays a minimum of 2 hours after the birth. She will not leave until everyone is stable; baby is nursing; and mom has had a nourishing meal.

Additional Postpartum Follow-up

Home visit at 24 to 48 hours to check mom's vital signs, position of uterus, lochia, condition of perineum and breasts, check of baby's vital signs, color, cord care, sleeping, eating, wet and meconium diapers and first newborn screening. 

Office visit at 2 weeks for check of mom's vital signs, position of uterus, lochia, condition of perineum and breasts, and hemoglobin level, check of baby's vital signs, weight, color, cord care, sleeping, eating, and wet diapers.

Office visit at 6 to 8 weeks for check of mom's vital signs, position of uterus, lochia, condition of perineum and breasts, muscle tone, and a pap smear, if needed, check of baby's weight, sleeping and eating patterns, counseling in family relations and birth control.