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Alma

Alma has been a place to support growing families since 2004.

Our belief is that for most people, birth is a normal life…

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Birth Center

Our beautiful birth center is a warm and welcoming space. Over the eleven years that our center has been open, we have worked hard to…

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Childbirth Education

Alma values education as one of the most important aspects of our care.
More: We maintain an Education and Movement Space (link…

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Diagnostic Tests

Lab work is an important part of care.
A basic obstetric panel includes: Complete Blood Count, blood type, Rh factor, complete…

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Emergency Skills

Alma Midwives are trained to recognize both what is normal and what may be higher risk.

More: They are trained in early…

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Free Consultation

Alma offers free tours and consultations for pregnant women.

More: It’s not too late to transfer your care and…

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Gratitude

We have a huge amount of gratitude for our Alma Families.

More: Alma is what it is because of the many families that…

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Home Visit

There is no better way to get to know someone than to be invited into their home.

More: When planning a home birth, Alma…

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Intervention

Care at Alma is based on the idea that we practice the lowest level of intervention that will guarantee the highest level of safety.

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Just Stay Home

When you give birth at home, you don’t have to go anywhere while in labor—or in the immediate postpartum.

More:…

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Kids

Do you already have children? Wonderful! Alma is a very child-friendly office, and your children are welcome for all your prenatal…

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Listening

When was the last time someone really listened to you?

More: In our fast-paced world, taking time to truly listen is a…

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Midwife

Alma is staffed Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs) and Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs).

More: CPMs are trained…

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Normal

Midwives are trained in low-risk birth.

More: In a document released by the American Congress of Obstetricians and…

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Obstetrician

We view hospital based maternity care providers, including CNMs and OBGYNs as our colleagues.

More: The trusting…

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People

Alma is so proud of its diverse community.

More: We serve all kinds of families in our beautiful space. Our primary…

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Quiet

Alma Midwives know that it takes a peaceful undisturbed environment to create a strong labor pattern.

More: Quiet helps…

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Resources

Although we have much to offer, we regularly rely on our other resources.

More: Those resources include lactation…

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Support

The definition of midwife says it all: “Midwife to stand by or accompany a woman in labor.”

More: The Alma midwives…

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Tools

This is how we set up for a birth. We over prepare for any event that may occur during the course of a low-risk birth.

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Ultrasound

Alma offers ultrasounds as part of prenatal care.

More: We have our own high-performance ultrasound machine, an…

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Visits

Alma Midwives provide monthly visits until 32 weeks of pregnancy, when they recommend next at 34 and 36 weeks. From 36 weeks on, you will…

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Water Birth

During pregnancy, all babies are submerged in the comfort of their mother’s bag of waters. A water birth momentarily prolongs that…

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X-Ray

X is for x-ray

There is no doubt that medicine has saved and prolonged life. Alma midwives believe in evidence-based care….

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Yoga

The Alma Education and Movement Space is one of our strongest assets, where our community can learn and grow together.

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Zee End!

Although this is the end of the Alma ABCs, it is only the beginning. If our care resonates with you, and if you agree that our philosophy…