Fees for My Services
About My Fees
I believe that equitable, high-quality, respectful care should be available to all. Do not let finances stop you from obtaining the services and support that you need and want. While I have baseline fees for all of my services and classes, I am always willing to discuss options with you if finances are a concern.
With my commitment to providing services to all people in our community, considerations are made for those in Monterey County who identify as BIPOC and LGBTQ+.
Payment Arrangements and Sliding Scales
Payment arrangements are available for all families for all services with the exception of the SneakPeek® blood test.
I offer a sliding scale, based on your income, on a case-by-case basis, for those who desire midwifery care and community birth, but who may not have the means to pay the full fee. Extended payment arrangements may also be available for clients on a case-by-case basis.
Financing Your Birth
If you need additional ways to finance your birth, I have connected with two medical loan companies. You don't need perfect credit and they'll help you find the best options for you.
The links below will take you directly to their applications.
Other ways to help pay for my services and classes is to request gift cards from friends and family. I now offer Mum's the Word E-Gift cards for those who wish to contribute to your community homebirth, classes and other services.
Payments For Services
I accept the following payments:
Mum's the Word E-Gift Cards, FSA/HSA debit cards, debit/credit cards, Zelle,
cash, and checks.
I do not bill insurance, however, I have established a relationship with Cohosh Billing who will help you with Verification of Benefits, Gap Exceptions, and file your claims after baby is born. Their fees are not included in my fees, so those costs will be your responsibility. They will do their best to get you reimbursement for my midwifery services, lactation services,
and well-person care services. Please review their website to learn what they have to offer.
I am transparent about my fees because I believe it is important for people to know what to expect. If finances are a challenge for you, don't hesitate to reach out and discuss your situation with me. I am confident that we can make a plan that will be beneficial for the both of us.
Prices of labs, ultrasounds, and genetic testing are not included, but will be billed to your insurance by the provider. The majority of your birth kit is also included in this fee
Mobile service. Travel fee up to 25 miles from my service area included in fee. Travel outside of 25 miles of my service area accrues an additional $10 fee for each additional 25 miles.
Six postpartum visits included. Additional visits can be added on for $250 per visit.
$250 for first visit
$175 for second visit
$100 for third visit
$150 for initial visit
$100 for established clients
Prices of labs are not included, but will be billed to your insurance by the lab.