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Philosophy

At Ancient Paths, we believe in practicing The Midwifery Model of Care. This is defined by the Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) as “monitoring the physical, psychological and social well-being of the mother throughout the childbearing cycle. Providing the mother with...

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Prenatal Care

Our prenatal and postpartum visits typically last at least an hour, giving plenty of time for adequate physical examination of mom and baby, emotional support, education, and to ensure that all questions are thoroughly answered. We encourage partners...

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Labor & Delivery

Families are given a small supply list of items they will need at home for the birth, and the midwife will bring whatever else is needed. We carry herbs, homeopathic remedies, oxygen, instruments, suturing supplies, medications, IV supplies, and many...

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Postpartum

Immediately after the birth, we stay until both mother and baby are stable. You can expect that the midwife will:...

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Water Birth

Almost all of our mothers choose to labor in the water at some point, and most will also give birth there. In the water, mothers experience far less pain, and the warm water helps the vascular perineum to stretch which prevents or lessens...

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Home Birth

Almost all of our mothers choose to labor in the water at some point, and most will also give birth there. In the water, mothers experience far less pain, and the warm water helps the vascular perineum to stretch which prevents or lessens...

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Center Birth

For various reasons, a mother may desire to birth in our Birthing Center. Whether her home is not set-up the way she would like, she has family staying there, she wants to be closer to the hospital (we are less than 2 blocks away), or she...

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VBAC

We do not believe that “Once a C-Section, always a C-Section”, and if fact know that babies who are born surgically will have better outcomes if they are at least able to experience some of the labor process beforehand. Some hospitals do not preform VBACs...

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