Ugh! Insurance

Ugh! Insurance

No doubt about it, insurance and the billing process are very confusing!  Geez, it seems like it is MEANT to be as frustrating and convoluted as our taxes! It is definitely NOT meant to be helpful or easy for the patients or providers.  For taxes and insurance, you...
Tongue tie …problems now and later

Tongue tie …problems now and later

Why does a tongue tie in a newborn matter? There is so much out there about tongue (and lip) ties in newborns and how it affects breastfeeding.  We assess the newborns in our care for a tie immediately at birth and we continue to assess the breastfeeding relationship...
Newborn screening

Newborn screening

What is Newborn screening and why do it? Your midwife performs the newborn metabolic, heart defect, and hearing screening at the first and later postpartum visits in your home. These newborn health screens are minimally invasive to the newborn, relatively low cost,...
Kristin’s midwifery offerings

Kristin’s midwifery offerings

Did I get your attention?  Good! Am I rescinding my leave of absence?  Nope. But a clarification is needed… I still need time off call and time to focus on my family, especially my youngest and those going off to college soon.   So I’ll remain on leave for...
Leave of Absence starting Fall 2019

Leave of Absence starting Fall 2019

New or returning clients with due dates through July 2019 are welcome to contact me and begin care now. I will be taking an indefinite leave of absence from pregnancy and birth care beginning August 2019.  I was looking forward to taking a well-deserved break from the...