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Midwifery Services

 in Newport Beach

Midwife Jennifer Angell, DC, LM, CPM is proud to provide full-service midwifery care. As your midwife, she will monitor your physical, psychological and social well-being throughout your childbearing cycle. She is a licensed midwife in the state of California and will take care of you from conception, through labor and birth, and provide full postpartum care.

Working With Your Body’s Natural Abilities

Your body was designed to give birth without the need for medical management or help. For low-risk women, home birth is a reasonable choice for those wanting an intimate, supported, and autonomous birth experience. A landmark study** confirms that among low-risk women, planned home births result in low rates of interventions without an increase in adverse outcomes for mothers and babies. There are many benefits to birthing at home with your chosen midwife, as opposed to birthing in a birthing center or a hospital. Often the other choices involve providers with a rotating call schedule, so you don’t know who will attend your birth. The other key factor in choosing home birth is never disrupting the labor process or the postpartum bonding by having to get into a car and travel to or from your birthing place.

**Citation:
Cheyney, M. , Bovbjerg, M. , Everson, C. , Gordon, W. , Hannibal, D. and Vedam, S. (2014), Outcomes of Care for 16,924 Planned Home Births in the United States: The Midwives Alliance of North America Statistics Project, 2004 to 2009. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 59: 17-27. doi:10.1111/jmwh.12172

Your Prenatal Visits

During your baby’s developmental stages, you will have regular checkups at Angell Chiropractic & Wellness Center, where Dr. Angell has a warm, welcoming midwife office. We will address your physical and emotional needs to ensure that you have an enjoyable prenatal experience.

Our services include blood pressure testing, urine assessments, nutritional counseling and fetal heart measurements. Each visit is scheduled for one hour, so you have all the time you need to get answers to your questions and establish trust with Dr. Angell. This also gives Dr. Angell the time to get to know you and your baby on a very intimate level. Dr. Angell brings this knowledge into your birthing time and can easily know that Mom and baby are doing well.

It’s Time—Your Baby Is Almost Here!

When you are in labor, Dr. Angell will arrive complete with all the equipment that is included in a standard level one labor and delivery room, including the option for water birth. At home, you’ll have the freedom to move around, eat and drink when you wish and relax in whichever way feels best for you.

Your family and our team will provide you the emotional and physical support that you need to facilitate your positive birth experience.

Your Postpartum Support

You and your newborn baby deserve the best possible care. After the birth, Dr. Angell completes a full head to toe newborn exam, and stays in close contact to monitor and support the new mother. She assists with establishing breastfeeding and is there to answer all of your questions. The remains with you until you are both off to a great start, and returns for several postpartum visits in the days and weeks to follow, without you having to leave your home.

If you are interested in finding out more about Dr. Angell and her midwifery services, please visit www.bornwithanangell.com or contact us today!
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Midwifery Services

 Newport Beach CA | (949) 333-1550