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San Diego and Riverside Counties
California
USA

(858) 707-5765

Aerie Midwifery provides full-scope, out-of-hospital midwifery care in the greater San Diego area. We offer a personable, competent, and commonsensical approach to your care before, during, and after your birth, as well as well-woman care throughout the lifespan.
You can expect clinical excellence meeting the highest, evidence-based standards, grounded in solid experience, and inclusive of the fully informed consent of women and their families.
Contact us today for more information, or to schedule a complimentary consultation!

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Services

Aerie Midwifery offers a personable, competent and commonsensical approach to your care before, during and after your birth. We help families have their babies at home, or at Babies in Bloom Birth & Wellness Center. You can expect clinical excellence meeting the highest, evidence-based standards, grounded in solid experience, and inclusive of clients’ fully informed consent.

 Why consider out-of-hospital birth?


Complete Prenatal Care Includes:

  • Wellness-oriented prenatal visits lasting 30-60 minutes each.
  • All standard prenatal labs and ultrasounds offered and ordered.
  • Visits monthly until 28 weeks, then every other week until 36 weeks, then weekly until your baby comes, with additional attention and visits for babies who decide to stay in a little longer.
  • Full access to your chart.
  • 24/7 access to your midwife for questions or concerns
  • Referral to specialists as needed.


Postpartum Care Includes:

  • Home visits at 24-48 hours with newborn screening and hearing (CCHD) testing included.

  • Home visit at 1-2 weeks.

  • Postpartum check-up at 4-6 weeks postpartum with pap smear if necessary and birth control management.


Well-Woman Care Includes:

  • Annual exams, breast exams, pap smears.
  • Vaginitis and STI screening and treatment.
  • Birth control.
  • Support during the perimenopause.
  • Referral to specialists as needed.

Labor and Birth Care Includes:

  • Your midwife will be on-call for you 24/7 from 37-42 weeks, when most women go into labor.
  • Labor and birth in your home or at Babies in Bloom.
  • Immediate newborn assessment and care.
  • Immediate postpartum care of the mother.
  • Breastfeeding support.
  • Accompaniment to the hospital should transfer be required.
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