Pregnancy is a process that invites you to surrender to the unseen force behind all life.

Judy Ford

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INFORMATION & FAQ's

How much does a home birth cost?

Home birth midwifery care for pregnancy, labor, birth, newborn, and postpartum care are offered as a package under a single global fee of approximately $4,000 in the Colorado Springs area.

I operate under a cash pay fee model, rather than accepting insurance. This allows me to offer a sliding scale arrangement, and give reasonable cash pay discounts as reflected in the table below.

It also allows me greater freedom to practice in a way that aligns with my philosophy and is safe for all concerned -- clients, babies, and myself. It's also a way to keep costs down and eliminate a lot of unnecessary paperwork.

I am happy to provide a coded receipt for any and all payments received at the end of your care so that if you desire, you can submit a claim to your insurance for potential reimbursement.

The Home Birth Global Fee

Annual Income Total Global Fee Discounted Cash Pay Fee*
$29,999 and below $4,000 $2,800
$30,000 - $39,999 $4,000 $3,034
$40,000 - $49,999 $4,000 $3,267
$50,000 and above $4,000 $3,500

*If paid in full by 36 weeks

What’s Included:

  • 24-hour availability of your midwife
  • 24-hour access to your client portal & records
  • Lending library access
  • Prenatal, birth, newborn, and postpartum care as listed in our Summary of Services (given at consultation)
  • On-call availability for your birth from 37 weeks until your baby is 48 hours old
  • Necessary birth equipment, medications, and medical supplies
  • Birth pool kit rental (if desired – includes pool, liner, tarp, air pump, and hose adapter)
  • Postpartum basics kit (Depends, OB pads, peri bottle, goldenseal for cord care, pretty birth certificate for footprints)
  • Newborn Screen
  • Birth certificate processing
  • Assistant fees

What’s Not Included:

  • Lab work (both routine and non-routine)
  • Most newborn procedures
  • Referred services
  • Consultations with other providers
  • Hospital transport
  • General birth supplies (complete list provided at 28 weeks)

Payment Structure & Discounts:

Payments can be made as a lump sum, or on a monthly basis from the beginning of care until the balance paid in full at the 36 week home visit. I accept cash, check, HSA/FSA accounts, and major credit cards.

Routine labs, drawn at 12 weeks and 28 weeks, cost approximately $250 if they are not covered by insurance. This amount can be paid at the time of service, or added to your total and broken up into your monthly payment.

A $300 discount is available for:

  • Active duty military and first responders
  • Repeat clients
  • Coming to care after 28 weeks AND able to provide prenatal records
  • Paying in full at the initial appointment

Note: Only ONE discount may be applied, due to the sliding scale model. They do not stack.

Additional details are available in my Financial Agreement. Be sure to request a consultation (see button below), and I will be happy to provide the information to you.

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Pregnancy, birth, and postpartum can be overwhelming at times. We are here to provide direction, clarity, and a safe route for you to get through it all with dignity, autonomy, and compassionate care.

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