Click link above for a short film of one of our amazing & typical water birth’s at home in 2018.
Prices are approximate and include most routine diagnostics with the exception of imaging/ultrasound read by radiology which we will order and provide in the office for approximately $160. Our medically-recognized Level 2 imaging is performed in the Sego Lily Midwifery office or a partner location. Your midwife will provide you with our complete Financial Agreement ahead of your initial prenatal visit. Utah requires a Newborn Metabolic screen which we will perform. The State of Utah will provide you with the special chemical paper for approximately $118 (covered by Medicaid for those on it).
Complete Maternity Care: Midwife Services, Pregnancy Counseling and Clinical Care, Home Birth, Postpartum Visits
Ask about exclusive home visits inside Salt Lake County for $5200. Outside Salt Lake County $6000. Based on availability and location.
We offer comprehensive maternity and pregnancy care for low risk women. Home births are attended by licensed midwives and skilled attendants. Complete prenatal care includes: monthly pregnancy visits weeks 8-28, bi-monthly pregnancy visits weeks 28-36 and weekly pregnancy visits weeks 36-birth. Additional care, visits and diagnostics offered during weeks 41-birth. We are on call 24/7 for you starting week 37 until you give birth or transfer to another provider. We provide medically recognized ultrasounds and imaging read by radiologists in our office for $160.
Routine postpartum care includes one visit to your home at 24-48 hours postpartum to perform state mandated newborn screens, another home or office visit including the second metabolic newborn screen and well-baby check-up at 7-14 days post birth. Then a final office visit 6-8 weeks post birth. We offer and perform standard diagnostic screening / testing to newborns including CCHD (heart screen), hearing screen, metabolic screen, bedside bilirubin checks for jaundice, weight checks & birth certificate filing. If you opt to employ pediatrician care during this time to perform testing and newborn checks, this visit schedule may be reduced or modified but will not be prorated from the package fee.
We require a $600 non-refundable deposit to reserve your due date and begin care, with another $1000 payment made on or before your 28 week visit with the balance to be paid in full by 36 weeks when we bring the pool we loan and supplies to your home at your home prenatal visit, offer/perform another routine diagnostic and go on call for your birth for several weeks.
Water birth included! Below is the Birth Pool in a Box we bring.
Most midwives including Sego Lily Midwifery do not direct bill insurance carriers. Some clients have had success receiving reimbursement from their carriers and we assist in providing you with an itemized global bill upon request. Christian Healthcare Ministries, Liberty Health Share and Samaritan Ministries have been consistent payers.
Midwife Heather Whitley is listed as out-of-network provider for UHC and BCBS with clients receiving reimbursements. *Call your insurance to verify benefits and provider and contact Heather for her NPI number. Clients may pay with their HSA/FSA (if paying by card of any kind, we add a 3% fee to cover credit card fees passed to us). We do not provide insurance billing codes.
Credit Card Payments
We gladly accept cash, check, VENMO or credit card payments. Cash/Check is preferred method as there are no fees to the practice. 2% will be added to Venmo transactions, 3-3.5% fee will be added to credit card payments, including HSA/FSA cards depending on method of swipe/entry possible with your card.
We pride ourselves on being one of the less expensive comparable midwife practices in Salt Lake currently. This is possible when we appropriately cover our costs and provide you with several options for payment.
Doula and Monitrice Service
$400-900 based on availability and location
We offer labor and birth coaching/support in hospital settings. For women who may not be candidates for home birth care but who want home birth experienced attendants in their hospital birth experience, our skilled birth attendants will serve as non clinical labor coaches while deferring clinical responsibility to your chosen maternity care provider.
Childbirth Education Classes
(Currently referring to the Curtis Method) or private classes with Sego Lily practice staff. Strongly recommended/ required for first time vaginal or first time non-medicated birth clients and VBAC candidates.
Skilled assistance in your home for the first days and weeks after birth. Support with breastfeeding, light chores, newborn care or entertaining siblings briefly so mother can rest. *Based on availability * Fee customized based on need and estimated / requested time.
Skilled midwives or interns specializing in lactation consulting come to your home or our office in the first days/weeks postpartum offering breastfeeding support, tips and strategies for problems at the breast. Why go to the hospital for lactation consultation in those first fragile days postpartum when we make house calls? $50/hour. We refer clients to credentialed Lactation Consultants for more complex cases.
Stave off postpartum depression! We refer out to local placenta encapsulation services. Prices vary based on level of service and provider. Typical range $150-250
Birth Option Education / Consultation
This is a free informational service to educate you on your many wonderful birth options in Utah and may include processing of your prior birth, if you would like. This is a complimentary office visit or phone consultation. Text during business hours to schedule an appointment or call.