A doula provides physical and emotional support and becomes part of your birth team, advocating for your family and offering education and information. We have many wonderful doulas who offer their services at our birth center.
A lactation consultant offers support and assistance with any lactation concerns or issues.
During a lactation visit they will be doing the following:
- CHECKING your baby’s weight
- ADVISING on latch and proper positioning
- ADDRESSING milk supply issues
Some local lactation companies for you:
Nine Short Months does not offer this service at this time. Please contact one of the above independent companies for more information.
Whether you give birth at Nine Short Months or elsewhere, our own resident student midwife, Melissa, can come and get your placenta for processing into capsules. Parents find that placenta encapsulation makes recovery easier in the postpartum period when they are taking these capsules. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For Other Practitioners
Our birth center offers a host of opportunities for midwives, educators, and other practitioners and community members. Email us at email@example.com for more information so we can help meet your needs!
Birth Room Rentals
Are you a home birth midwife interested in using our beautiful facilities while maintaining a private practice? Do you have a client that desires a birth center birth but would like you as a midwife? We offer rentals of our birth rooms including use of the center and its facilities (kitchen, laundry, etc.). Expand your business and offer more options to your clients by renting with us!
Classroom & Office Rentals
We have large classroom space available for one time or ongoing affordable rentals, perfect for childbirth education, infant or parenting classes, or any other type of group or event. We also have several beautiful prenatal rooms equipped with massage tables perfect for midwives, LMTs, LCs, NDs, doulas, or other practitioners to use as office space. Rentals can be ongoing and per day of use so you can have a beautiful office space to meet clients without having to pay rent for time you don’t use. Rentals include use of the lobby, kitchen, bathroom, and laundry.
Nine Short Months offers in house lab services including a host of prenatal tests, Pap testing, STI screening, and more. If you are a midwife that does not offer in home testing, we offer convenient and affordable lab services. We are an alternative to hospitals and other testing sites that will help your clients feel comfortable and supported in their care choices.