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and if it isn't come in and ask us in person!

We have gathered some of our most commonly asked questions and not only answered them, but also provided you links so you can research your own answers. If you have additional questions, email or call us for a free one-on-one interview where we can answer your questions in person.

What is a Midwife? 

What is the difference between a CNM and and LM?

Can I get private midwifery care in a hospital?

What is the difference between a doula and a midwife?

Are you a doula? Do I need to hire a doula?

What are the fees for birth?

Do you bill my insurance?

When can I switch into your care?

How are GraceFull Midwives different?

Why give birth with GraceFull Birthing?

Am I considered low risk so I can birth with you?

Are home birth/birth center births safe?

What is your transport rate?

Who are the midwife and assistant who will come to my birth?

What tests must I have?

Do I have to have any ultrasounds and where do I get them?

How often do we meet for prenatals? What happens at a typical appointment?

When do you you come to my house or I come to the birthing center during labor?

Do you bring medical equipment to the birth?

Do you offer homebirth?

What are my choices for pain relief?

Why don't your rooms have windows?

Why are you in a strip mall?

Where do you transport to?

Do you stay with me or leave me if I transport?

How long can I stay at your center (or you stay with me at home) after I give birth? Who stays with me?

What tests do you do? Do I need to see a doctor?

Can you recommend an OB or CNM for a hospital birth ?

What are some questions to ask a midwifery practice ?

Can you tell us your company's mission statement?

What is your company's formal philosophy statement?

Are there other birth centers in town?


2815 West Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026
2 blocks west of Silverlake Blvd
#105 - Birthing Center #205 - Classroom & Practitioners
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