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The Midwives Model of Care©

  • Monitoring the physical, psychological and social well-being of the parent during pregnancy.
  • Providing education, counseling, prenatal care, continuous hands-on assistance during labor and delivery, homebirth, and postpartum support.
  • Minimizing technological interventions.
  • Identifying and referring those who require obstetrical attention.

Not Pregnant Yet?

What is a Midwife?

What is a Midwife?

Preconception, fertility, getting pregnant, preconception counseling, becoming a parent.

Preconception counseling is about reviewing your lifestyle and discussing changes you can make to increase your fertility and ensure you experience an optimal pregnancy. You can always schedule a visit in Austin to discuss these things before becoming pregnant (even if not considering homebirth)!

What is a Midwife?

What is a Midwife?

What is a Midwife?

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A midwife is a medical professional trained in supporting healthy pregnancy and natural childbirth (often in the homebirth setting). In Texas, midwives are licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation after having completed education and training to qualify them to take the North American Registry of Midwives exam.

Pregnancy

What is a Midwife?

Pregnancy

Prenatal care with a midwife, pregnancy, prenatally, prenatal testing, midwifery care, home visits.

During your pregnancy, you receive one-on-one prenatal care from a midwife you know. As you plan for your homebirth, there is plenty of time reserved in your appointments for questions, education and relationship building! All standard labs and screenings are available.

Homebirth

Transitions

Pregnancy

Homebirth, birth at home, Natural labor, physiologic birth, birth without fear, free birth.

Homebirth allows you to labor naturally without unnecessary interference or interruption. The midwife arrives whenever you need and stays until after the birth when you and baby are stable and resting. Water birth is always an option! offering homebirth to Austin and the surrounding area.


Postpartum

Transitions

Transitions

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After your pregnancy and homebirth, you receive a minimum of three home visits to check on you and baby. During each visit, we discuss lactation and newborn care. Home visits offered to Austin and surrounding area families only. 

Transitions

Transitions

Transitions

Infant, Newborn, Birth, Hospital birth, home birth transfer, hospital transfer, midwife care, complications in birth.

Sometimes during pregnancy or homebirth, the hospital becomes the best option to keep you and baby safe during labor. The Midwife will help you to determine if this becomes necessary and will accompany you to the Austin hospital of your choice. She will remain with you as an advocate until after the birth.

Schedule A Consultation

Thinking about having a homebirth? Contact Midwife Varshna for a free hour-long consultation to discuss homebirth, midwifery services and more!