Full Prenatal Care in Your Home:
Includes visits by Robin (and a student apprentice midwife and/or a student nurse if the family agrees) for a complete physical exam (at the initial visit), routine check-up for maternal health and fetal development, lots of question and answer time, screening and diagnostic lab work and referrals for sonograms or consultations with other health care professionals as needed.
Full Home Birth Service:
Includes labor, birth and immediate postpartum care for mother and baby with Robin (and a student apprentice midwife, if the family agrees) and another fully-qualified midwife, qualified midwife's assistant or advanced midwife student to assist. Birth pools for water births also available upon request.
Full Postpartum and Newborn Care in Your Home:
Includes visits by Robin (and a student apprentice midwife and/or a student nurse, if the family agrees) for mother and baby at 24-48 hours, at 1 week (if necessary or requested - this one is optional), at 2 weeks and again at 6 weeks after the birth for physical exams, well-baby exams and weight checks and lactation assistance.
In the event that medical necessity arises for consultation or care outside the scope of midwifery practice, this practice is provided with consultation and back-up services by Alamo Women's Health and their wonderful team of physicians. Dr. Rene Perez, Dr. Carlos Quezada (et al) provide the finest obstetric services in the San Antonio area with hospital privileges at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital Westover Hills and St. Luke's Baptist Hospital. Other maternity and fetal health specialists will be referred on a case-to-case basis or by family request.