FAQs

The midwife observes the process of birth providing guidance and support for the birthing woman and family. Midwives try not to interfere with the natural course of labor and birth, abnormal conditions will be responded to as needed. Our highly trained midwives can recognize when intervention is needed for both mother and baby.

Yes, we are in network with all the major insurance companies as well as Medicare and Medicaid, you’ll have the same coverage as you would with an OG/GYN.

All patients who see a midwife for prenatal care are offered the same prenatal testing and have the same ultrasound schedule as patients who see OBI/GYNs or family medicine physicians. Our midwives believe in education-focused care, and put emphasis on giving women empowering choices that help them to be more involved in their own birth experience.

All patients who see a midwife for prenatal care are offered the same prenatal testing and have the same ultrasound schedule as patients who see OBI/GYNs or family medicine physicians. Our midwives believe in education-focused care, and put emphasis on giving women empowering choices that help them to be more involved in their own birth experience.

This is false. Midwives have expert knowledge and skill in caring for women through pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period. They also do much more. CNMs and CMs provide health care services to women in all stages of life, from the teenage years through menopause.

Midwives are experts in the pregnancy and birth process. Most complication are not emergencies as midwives are able to recognize slight deviations from normal, and usually can get the mother back on track. Complications are resolved by the midwives and the team of physicians they work hand in hand with at Doylestown Hospital.

Giving birth a family event and your midwife will work with you to create a birth plan that meets your individual desires and needs as a family. You and your partner will decide on the level of involvement that’s best for you.

We encourage family centered birth so children are welcome. We do feel that they should be well educated about the birth process and they should be aware that they can leave at any moment if they feel they need to. We love children and often relate to them through prenatal care.

Your baby will be examined as soon as it is born. This will take place right next to the mother as we do not separate the mother and baby. You will have as much time as you want to bond with your baby and you’ll be able to have anyone you want to hold and meet your baby. Follow-up on the baby and further assistance will be performed at your postpartum visits.

As licensed midwives we have lab privileges and can order any needed tests or ultrasound. You will have access to all the same test that are available with a physician.

As soon as you are pregnant you can make an appointment to come meet with us. Statistics show that women who start early prenatal care have fewer complications and better outcomes. Will my insurance cover the child delivery and other services provided by a midwife? Yes, we are in network with all the major insurance companies, as well as Medicare and Medicaid. You will have the same coverage as you would with an OB/GYN.