Gentle Journey Midwifery

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Call or text:   (352) 372-4784 Serving Gainesville and surrounding areas.

we have a midwife serving gainesville, ocala and surrounding areas

Full Spectrum Care encompasses all of your prenatal, birth, and postpartum care.  Features of Full Spectrum Care include:

  • 24/7 availability for emergencies and birth
  • Availability during business hours for non-emergency questions or concerns from start of care up to 6 weeks postpartum
  • Prenatal appointments (scheduled every 4 weeks through 28 weeks of gestation, every 2 weeks from 28-36 weeks of gestation, then weekly until you have your baby.)
  • Ultrasound referrals
  • Labs drawn at your visits
  • Referrals for other health care providers as needed (maternal fetal medicine, chiropractor, massage therapist, acupuncture, psychologists, etc.)
  • Attentive labor, birth, and immediate postpartum care
  • 1 postpartum checkup in your home approximately 48 hours after your birth
  • 2 postpartum checkups at 2 and 6 weeks
  • Newborn metabolic screening (free in Florida) and birth certificate submitted

Cost for Full Spectrum Care is $5000*.

We accept all traditional insurances, but are In-Network with the following providers.  Insurance verification is done before the first visit and is $25:

  • Blue Cross
  • United Healthcare
  • Gatorcare (all levels)
  • AvMed

Medicaid

  • United Healthcare

Insurance

If you are having a low-risk pregnancy and wish to experience woman-centered, individualized, prenatal care but plan to birth your baby in the hospital, then Simply Prenatal is for you.  Visits are scheduled every 4 weeks through 28 weeks of gestation, every 2 weeks from 28-36 weeks of gestation, then weekly until you have your baby.  Simply Prenatal also includes 2 postpartum visits at 2 weeks and 6 weeks postpartum.   Cost for this service is $3000*.  If you would like a midwife to accompany you to the hospital as your doula (labor coach), that can be arranged for an additional fee of $1000 if there is room the schedule for another birth that month.

Simply Prenatal Care

Full Spectrum Care

*Special considerations

  • There is a $500 registration fee due at the initial prenatal visit.  This fee does not get billed to insurance and is due regardless of what type of insurance you have, if any.  It is, however, applied to the total cost of services.
  • Fees do not include the cost of labs, ultrasounds, or any visits to other health care facilities or personnel.  These can usually be billed to your insurance. 
  • Fees do not include any classes or additional services offered at the birth center or by the midwives.
  • I offer a $500 discount for Full Spectrum Care and a $250 discount for Simply Prenatal Care if paid in full at the first prenatal visit. 
  • Payment in full is due by 34 weeks of gestation. 
  • Payment plans are available on a case-by-case basis.
  • I offer a sliding scale to a select number of families per month.
  • Partial scholarships are occasionally available.  Contact me for availability.
  • I will gladly barter/trade goods and services if it is something I am in need of.