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Postpartum Midwifery Care 

What is Postpartum Midwifery Care? Postpartum Midwifery Care includes the following services: - Prenatal evaluation of postpartum needs and planning.  - Screening for postpartum mood disorders including postpartum depression  - Appraisal of postpartum bleeding  - Assessment of infant feeding including:  - Weight checks of the infant to insure adequate intake  - Evaluation of nursing technique   - Troubleshooting nursing issues  - Support for breastfeeding, chest feeding, bottle feeding or mixed methods  - Inspection of perineal, vulvar and/or vaginal healing after birth - Exam of cesarean incision healing  - Appropriate treatment or referral for abnormal healing - Re-suture of dehisced vulvar wound  - Administration or prescription of medications as needed - In-home lab draw - Support for family involvement in the postpartum period  - On-going support for 1st year postpartum through support groups and community   - On-line resources and referral network to support families in the postpartum

Packages
Postpartum Care Packages

Postpartum midwifery care can start any time in the first year after birth. 

For optimal support, we recommend starting within the first 2 weeks postpartum. 

We believe that families should be able to stay in the comfort of their own home and not have to leave for routine care, so we come to you.   

Listed below is a sample of the packages we offer.  Before signing up for care we invite you to come for an initial 30 minute online consultation with Serena Saeed-Winn, Mom, CNM, IBCLC. 

Full Moon Package Includes:  ​ 2 prenatal meetings:  - Visit 1 (In Home Visit): 2 hour education session on topic of your choice - Visit 2 (In Home Visit): Assessment of your needs and Creation of postpartum and infant care plan, review of supplies, assesment of home enviornment (ex: sleeping set us, supplies) 5 in-home or hospital visits* (90 minutes)  Typical Visit Schedule: - Day 3-5 postpartum  - Day 6-8 postpartum  - 2 weeks postpartum  - 4 weeks postpartum  - 7 weeks postpartum  ​Access by text, email or phone for seven weeks after birth.   Discounts on other KAZ services, workshops or products  Service Includes: ​​ - Prenatal evaluation of postpartum needs and planning.  - Screening for postpartum mood disorders including postpartum depression  - Appraisal of postpartum bleeding  - Inspection of perineal, vulvar and/or vaginal healing after birth - Exam of cesarean incision healing  - Appropriate treatment or referral for abnormal healing - Re-suture of dehisced vulvar wound  - Administration or prescription of medications as needed - Support of family/friend involvement in the postpartum period  - On-line resources and referral network to support families in the postpartum  - Assessment of infant feeding including:  - Weight checks of the infant to insure adequate intake  - Evaluation of nursing technique   - Troubleshooting nursing issues  - Support for breastfeeding, chest feeding, bottle feeding or mixed methods  Full Moon Cost: $2,200

Waxing Moon Package Includes:  1 Prenatal Visit (In Home): ​Needs assessment, introduction and postpartum planning. Evaluation of home enviornment 4 In-Home Postpartum Visits:  Typical Schedule of visits: - Day 3-4 postpartum  - Day 6-7 postpartum  - 2 weeks postpartum - 4 weeks postpartum   ​Access by text, email or phone for seven weeks after birth.   Discounts on other KAZ services, workshops or products  Service Includes: ​​ - Prenatal evaluation of postpartum needs and planning.  - Screening for postpartum mood disorders including postpartum depression  - Appraisal of postpartum bleeding  - Assessment of infant feeding including:  - Weight checks of the infant to insure adequate intake  - Evaluation of nursing technique   - Troubleshooting nursing issues  - Support for breastfeeding, chest feeding, bottle feeding or mixed methods  - Inspection of perineal, vulvar and/or vaginal healing after birth - Exam of cesarean incision healing  - Appropriate treatment or referral for abnormal healing - Re-suture of dehisced vulvar wound  - Administration or prescription of medications as needed - Support of family/friend involvement in the postpartum period  On-line resources and referral network to support families in the postpartum  Waxing Moon Cost: $1,700

Waning Moon Package Includes:  ​​ 2 In Home Visits:  - Anytime in the first year postpartum ​ ​ ​Access by text, email or phone for 7 weeks after visits.   Service Includes: ​​​ - Screening for postpartum mood disorders including postpartum depression  - Appraisal of postpartum bleeding  - Assessment of infant feeding including:  -- Weight checks of the infant to insure adequate intake  -- Evaluation of nursing technique   -- Troubleshooting nursing issues  -- Support for breastfeeding, chest feeding, bottle feeding or mixed methods  -- Inspection of perineal, vulvar and/or vaginal healing after birth -- Exam of cesarean incision site -- Evaluation of abdominal muscle and pelvic floor integrity  -- Appropriate treatment or referral for abnormal healing -- Re-suture of dehisced vulvar wound  -- Administration or prescription of medications as needed -- Support of family/friend involvement in the postpartum period  -- On-line resources and referral network to support families in the postpartum  Waning Moon Cost: $ 700

Note: Sliding scale and/or trade available- Contact Us to inquire. 
Lactation
Mother breastfeeding her newborn baby boy holding him in cradle position. Perfect position
Lactation Services 

All lactation consultations include 2 in home visits and access to the lactation consultant for 3 weeks.  If further evaluation and support is needed, clients can purchase al a carte visits as an add on to the initial visits. 

Initial Evaluation: 

  • 1-2 hour in home evaluation

  • Assessment of infant feeding including: 

    • Weight checks of the infant to insure adequate intake 

    • Evaluation of nursing technique  

    • Troubleshooting nursing issues 

    • Support for breastfeeding, chest feeding, bottle feeding or mixed methods 

 

Follow Up Visit: 

  • 1-2 hour in home evaluation 

  • Follow up on outcome measures (Ex: infant weight, improvement of nipple damage) determined at initial evaluation 

Phone, text and email support: 

  • All questions are responded to with in 24 hours

  • 3 weeks of access by phone, text or email 

Cost: $ 300

Á La Carte Visits (add on visits) 

  • Baby Weight Check: 30 minute visit.  Cost: $75 

  • Directed Follow Up: 1 hour visit. Cost: $200 

Midwives

Meet the Midwife 

Serena Saeed-Winn is the primary midwife at the KAZ Project and holds the following titles and experiences: 

  • Trainning: 

    • Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)

    • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) 

    • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

    • Completion of Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care training from Postpartum Support International 

    • Registered Nurse (RN) 

  • Experience: 

    • 14 years as a midwife ​

    • Mother of 3 

    • Mother of twins 

    • Projects she has been involved with:

      • UCSF Midwifery program instructor ​

      • The KAZ Project (formerly MOMumental) education program 

      • The Homeless Prenatal Program client education and staff training  

      • Bloom, sexuality education program 

      • Birth Companions Community Center- doula mentor and board member 

      • Bridges to Patient Empowerment- board member 

      • San Francisco Birth Center midwifery full scope services 

      • CPMC Mission Bernal midwifery practice- full scope midwifery 

      • Sage Femme Birth Center- full scope midwifery 

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