Perinatal Mood Therapy
Birth Certificate Filing
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE
Woman Directed Prenatal Care
Well Woman Gynecological Care
Labor and Delivery Care
5 Postpartum Visits
Newborn Hearing Test
Newborn Metabolic Screening
The initial prenatal visit should last about 90 minutes. Patients should arrive 15mins early to complete registration forms or download here. Arrival with previous medical records helps to expedite the enrollment process. The initial visit is an assessment including a complete medical history and physical. Laboratory tests and ultrasound may be requested.
ABOUT YOUR INITIAL VISIT
Birth center tours and consultations are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays. You will have an opportunity to see the space, sit down with a team member to have a brief discussion, learn what is required to plan a delivery at the Marin Family Birth Center and have your questions answered. Please arrive with your insurance information to assist with verification and to obtain plan details.
To qualify for birth center delivery women must:
Have a low risk pregnancy (based on MFBC risk assessment)
Begin care with MFBC prior to 32 weeks gestation
If desiring a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean section, you must have had a previous successful VBAC
A delivery at the Marin Family Birth Center costs $8,000. This includes all midwifery, medical and facility fees. We accept most private insurances, Medi-Cal and offer flexible payment arrangements. For patients with an out-of-pocket expense a $250 deposit is required to register for care.