Prenatal and Postpartum Care

Prenatal care is part of the homebirth package, but concurrent care can be negotiated if you choose to give birth at the hospital but with like a more comprehensive experience of prenatal and postpartum care. 

Prenatal care includes

  • Normal pregnancy growth and development

  • Nutrition and preparing your body for birth

  • Discomforts of pregnancy

  • Logistical preparation for your birth and parenting

  • Basic breastfeeding

  • Family/sibling adjustment

  • Resources and referrals for you in the Dubuque area

  • Routine clinical assessments such as vital signs, listening to your baby’s heartbeat, measuring your uterus and feeling for baby’s position and growth


Lab fees, ultrasounds not included in package fee, but will often be covered by your insurance.


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