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Twinkle February 23rd, 2011 11:20 AM

Postpartum visits
 
What sort of postpartum support does your midwife offer? Are all visits done in your home? Does she do the primary care for the baby as well?

navywifey2003 February 23rd, 2011 11:31 AM

Re: Postpartum visits
 
She comes the day after birth 3 days, 1 week, and then a 6 week check up.

HippyMomOf4 February 23rd, 2011 12:00 PM

Re: Postpartum visits
 
^ditto to Lyndsey since we see the same wonderful midwife:)

Kelllilee February 23rd, 2011 12:20 PM

Re: Postpartum visits
 
she comes a couple times in the first week, again at 2 weeks and then the 6 week is at her office/home. But she's available by phone also and can come to my house if I need..

mommybugnbugga February 23rd, 2011 02:17 PM

Re: Postpartum visits
 
She comes withing 48 hours after birth then again around 3 weeks and the final post pardom visit at 6 weeks is at her office. She will do basic newborn check-ups during that time. She recommends a visit with the peditrician around 4 weeks PP, unless there is any issues with the baby.

HappyHippy February 23rd, 2011 03:33 PM

Re: Postpartum visits
 
She does 2 at home and then 2 at her house. You can use her for well women visits, but I don't because she is over an hour away.

Twinkle February 23rd, 2011 04:53 PM

Re: Postpartum visits
 
My midwives come on day 1, day 5, day 7 and day 14 to the house. After that we go to the office at week 4 and week 6. They are available by phone/text/email anytime in between.

lrowe70 February 23rd, 2011 07:36 PM

Re: Postpartum visits
 
Mine comes 24 hours after birth and then on occasion(can't remember the exact schedule) for 6 weeks.

Martha83 February 24th, 2011 06:46 PM

Re: Postpartum visits
 
I know I have a check up at 1, 2, 4, and 6 weeks....I think if we are close enough she comes the day after to check and if not she calls and checks up on us.


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