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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I need to see a Doctor?

No, you will not need to see a doctor in addition to seeing the midwife. The midwife will serve as your sole provider unless otherwise clinically indicated. Care with the midwife is initiated between 8-10wks gestation.


Additional Requirements Per SCDHEC Regulations include Co-care: Two visits with a South Carolina Licensed Obstetrician or Certified-Nurse Midwife

What happens if a problem occurs during my pregnancy and I am no longer "low-risk"?

Midwives are well-trained to recognize any complications that may affect the health and safety of you and your baby.
If your pregnancy is no longer eligible for a birth in the out-of-hospital setting, your care will be transferred to the appropriate provider.

What’s the difference between a midwife and a doula?

Midwives provide medical care for you during pregnancy, birth, and the immediate postpartum period. Doulas provide you and your family with emotional, informational, and physical support during pregnancy, birth and the immediate postpartum period

Do you accept insurance?

We do not participate with insurance however post completion of care, you will receive the required forms for insurance reimbursement. Your contract will provide you with several flexible payment plan options.

Do I need a birth plan?

Having a birth plan is a way for you to communicate your wishes to those caring for you during your labor and after the birth of your baby. Every birth is a unique experience. Additionally, having a birth plan in the event of a transfer empowers you to become informed of all your options during that experience.

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