While we do employ a billing service, we cannot guarantee that your insurance will cover the costs of your home birth and midwifery fees. All fees are at a discounted, early self pay rate. Your insurance may reimburse you for part or all of your midwifery services, or they may not. We offer payment plans and financing is available to those who qualify through United Credit. Scroll down for more information about United Credit and the link to their application.
General fees related to midwifery care
Sliding fee scale for home birth/midwife services depending on your income and family size, no discounts for late entry to care. $600 non refundable retainer at intake or 50% non refundable deposit due if starting care past 28 weeks. All fees to be paid by the 36 week home visit, payment plans available, credit/debit cards, HSA , cash, check, electronic payments and united credit loan financing accepted.This is our fee regardless of final place of birth. No discounts for late entry to care.
Facility fee only for Lotus Community Birthing Center. Contact Varshna Narumanchi, midwife, RN, IBCLC at 512-7364591 to set up your tour of the facility today and for more information about Lotus Community Birthing Centers amenities! Newborn hearing screen included. Nitrous Oxide is optional for an additional hourly fee.
Includes Prenatal, Birth, Postpartum and Newborn Care, no home visits. Care is provided in our NW Austin Office. Retainer fees and final payment due date are the same for birth center and home birth clients.
For clients planning either a hospital birth or an unassisted birth who still desire midwifery care during their pregnancy. Prices are per visit. 600 initial visit, 250 for comprehensive visits, 75 for limited visits.
For clients planning either a hospital birth or an unassisted birth who still desire midwifery care during their postpartum time period. Prices are per visit and include a newborn check as well. Limited postpartum visits for 75 are also available and do not include newborn care.
All care is given in the privacy of your own home, we travel to you! Limited availability, must reside in the greater Austin area.
An additional midwife will be needed to attend your birth for safety purposes. This is an additional fee to our base pricing.
Rental fee for 37 weeks until delivery, must be returned within 2 weeks of baby's birth to the midwife. Client is responsible for setup and tear down, instructions will be provided. Each client will also purchase a liner for the tub.
Brief visit with the midwife for a confirmation of pregnancy using a urine test, flash ultrasound, or doppler to hear heart tones. Letter of confirmation will be sent to you following your visit. Referrals for labwork or early ultrasound is an additional 25 dollars.
Brief visit with the midwife for fetal heart tones and client vitals. ≤15 minutes. Suitable for clients who are in between care providers or who need to be seen but can't get in to see their provider due to distance or schedule conflicts.
Our birth kits are available on precious arrows and include gloves, chux pads, disposable underwear/pads, peri bottles, etc. For more details check here:
Breastfeeding Support and Newborn Education by board certified IBCLC and postpartum RN, Mariah!
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Inital consult, 90 minutes
Childbirth Education, Doula Services, Phototherapy, and Childbirth Education options
A placenta typically produces 100-200 pills.
2 day minimum rental for the natus neoblue biliblanket
We offer childbirth education classes with our Drea Kelly of River Wild Doula Services for an additional fee, depending on your needs. Refresher courses are a smaller fee, full classes over several sessions are a higher price.
16 hour minimum required, offered from our Drea Kelly's doula practice.
Laboratory and Imaging fees are billed by their respective companies, are typically covered by your insurance, and are not included in your home birth cost.
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