You’ve decided you’re ready to start a family. As natural as it is, the idea of growing a tiny human is daunting, if not scary. So many questions - what do you need to know? How can you ensure your baby will be healthy? What if you can’t get pregnant? What if you can? Can you even do this?
At Serenity Birth Center, your questions are answered by nurse midwife, April Clyde, and her well-qualified staff. The Serenity team will carefully guide you through the emotional journey of pre-conception and help you prepare a healthy home for your future growing baby.
Serenity offers nutritional and lifestyle guidance to prepare for pregnancy as well as infertility services with kindness and compassion. You can trust them to create a plan customized to your body type and needs. Following their plan takes the anxiety out of the process. You won’t worry about what to eat, what to do, or if you’re doing it right. Just follow the steps given and you’ll be on your way to a healthier you.
Learn how a healthy body before pregnancy results in a better outcome for both mom and baby. Set up an appointment to discuss your current emotional health, your stress, your sleep habits and sleep schedule and overall physical health.
April and her staff identify unhealthy habits and create a plan to help you eat, sleep, and work better to eliminate stress and prepare you for pregnancy.
When you choose Serenity Birth Center, you’ll get a healthy diet and exercise plan created just for you. You’re not alone. You have an entire staff of professionals supporting you in this journey, guiding you as you make changes, encouraging you when it’s hard.
Health screening is an important step in pre-conception. There are many health factors that, left unchecked, can impede the healthy development of your future baby. Many of those factors have no warning signs so it’s important to check on those things before you become pregnant. Serenity Birth Center offers screening for:
Wanting a baby, but not being able to conceive is truly heartbreaking. Serenity Birth Center understands the pain and frustration that goes with infertility and we want to compassionately partner with you to discover the cause and plan treatment.
We discuss with you your medical, surgical, gynecological, and obstetric history, as well as your lifestyle to try to get clues about the cause of your infertility. A review of records from other health care providers (family doctor, OB/GYN, fertility doctor) that you have seen is also important in helping us treat your infertility.
After we’ve discussed your history, we’ll test for adequate ovulation and semen counts and discuss intracervical insemination (ICI) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) options and resources.