The Role of a Midwife
Explaining health care options including routine care, care specific to the birthing client or baby, medications, and testing
Monitoring the health and safety of the birthing client and baby throughout pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum
Providing medical care and interventions such as fetal heart auscultation, vital signs, neonatal resuscitation, and medication administration
Responding in an emergency to resolve complications
Critical thinking, problem-solving, and task delegation during complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum
The Role of a Doula
Providing emotional, physical, and informational support to the birthing client and family
Offering ideas for position changes
Providing coaching for relaxation, breathing, and focusing during the sensations of labor
Facilitating conversation and questions between the birthing client and the healthcare team
Reflective listening, processing, and other emotional support after the birth
Welcome Home Midwifery Services, Inc. &
Welcome Home Community Birth Center
4500 47th Ave, Suite 5
Sacramento, CA 95824
5960 South Land Park Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95822
Please note: we do not take phone inquiries for services.
Contact us online if you would like more information about hiring a midwife or a doula.