I love this alternative to using the doppler. This way I can get an accurate heart rate of baby, with out inadvertantly increasing his or her heartrate with the ultra sound waves in the doppler. #photo
Yes, we are always prepared with Pitocin, Oxygen, Lidocaine, Vitamin K, IV fluids, antibiotics, and other standards offered any any hospital affiliated practice. Because homebirth is for healthy moms and babies, we rarely need to use these medications and also carry a variety of herbal and homeopathic remedies. Our clients enjoy the support of natural remedies and aromatherapy employed by the midwife and assistants.