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4 Portland Midwifery Services to Guide You Through Birth

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Choosing a Portland midwifery team to entrust being your birth advocate and tend to you during your most vulnerable times is a serious deal, especially when you need their practices to align with your wants and needs. Here are a few great midwives in the Portland area ready to offer you the care you deserve! 

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Find the Perfect Portland Midwifery For Your Pregnancy Journey

Rosehip Midwifery

With their team of three wonderful midwives attending births for over 20 years, Rosehip Midwifery provides comprehensive care. Rosehip Midwifery follows the Midwifery Model of Care, which is centered on trusting birth as a normal and healthy process, and is outlined by Citizens for Midwifery, which includes monitoring the physical, psychological, and social well-being of the mother throughout the childbearing cycle, minimizing technological interventions, and providing the mother with individualized education, counseling, and prenatal care, continuous hands-on assistance during labor and delivery, and postpartum support. Rosehip Midwifery offers:

  • Prenatal care
  • Homebirth care
  • Postpartum care
  • Lactation services
  • Sibling support
  • Massages
  • Herbal support
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Keepsake cords and prints
  • Childbirth classes
Details of a sleeping newborn baby face in a knit blanket

Hearth & Home

Hearth and Home Midwifery boasts a 7.25% Cesarean rate for planned natural home births vs. over 30% for hospital births. They believe you have everything you need in order to be a mother and give birth successfully! Hearth and Home is another three-team midwifery practice dedicated to providing you with holistic pregnancy care.

With their goal to empower their clients, they offer complete education and support throughout your prenatal and labor journey. They include services such as home and water birth, natural birth services, routine exams and lab work, education and counseling, newborn care support such as feeding and lactation, well person postpartum care, and holistic, natural, alternative, and complimentary wellness. Hearth and Home Midwifery also offers childbirth courses online to further educate and prepare you! 


Unfurling Birth and Midwifery trusts in the wisdom and resilience of your body and your baby and offers no intervention care in order to give you the space and time you need to birth your baby. Two midwives run this team that want nothing but the best for you and your baby. They offer services such as prenatal care, labor and birth services, water births, postpartum care, lactation support, fertility support, IUIs, and placenta encapsulation. 

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Alma Midwifery

Alma Midwifery balances the ancient art of midwifery with evidence-based use of medical technology and is proud to offer a variety of services led by care professionals, including birthing services at the Alma Birth Center! They offer annual good exams, complimentary tours and meets and greet for pregnant people, preconception counseling, prenatal care, in-house lab draws, basic bedside ultrasounds, at-home birthing services, hospital birthing support, water labor and birth at home or in a birth center, exceptional postpartum care, well baby care, breastfeeding support, birth control, menopausal support, bladder health, conception education and support including IUI, and support and counseling services. 

Portland Midwifery

Whether you are planning a home birth, water birth, birth center birth, or hospital birth, there is a Portland midwifery team for the support and prenatal care you need!

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  1. Lisa H says:

    Great midwifery support resource, thanks for sharing!

  2. Wonderful information on midwifery. But OMG that baby’s cheeks!

  3. So helpful! This needs to be written for EVERY city!

  4. These photos are stunning! This is such a great resource for moms-to-be looking for a midwife.

  5. Charis says:

    love the resources here for families looking for Portland midwifery options!

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