A Bit About Us
At Open Arms Midwifery, we focus on helping people give birth naturally, confidently, and safely in the comfort and privacy of their own homes. We also provide educational and counseling services to ensure an empowered and shared decision-making process at each step of your pregnancy journey.
Open Arms Midwifery, LLC is a comprehensive midwifery practice providing prenatal care, home birth and postpartum care, as well as preconception and fertility support to families in the Madison area and beyond.
Contact us today to learn more about our individualized services and to see if Rachel is the right midwife for your care.
Why Plan Birth at Home?
Research shows that planned home birth with a qualified attendant is as safe or safer for most birthing parents and their babies.
Home birth reduces:
Risk of infection
Risk from unnecessary intervention, including cesarean rates
Maternal morbidity rates from complications and interventions
Risk from errors in hospital
Interference in bonding and breastfeeding from hospital policies
Home birth provides:
Safe, familiar, and private surrounding for labor and birth
Individualized care during preconception, pregnancy, labor and birth
Family oriented birth with no strangers present
An opportunity for immediate bonding and breastfeeding
Less disruption and stress for the whole family