My Birth By Design
I attend homebirths in Northeastern Pennsylvania. I serve Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Monroe, Luzerne, Lackawana, Columbia, Upper & Central Bucks, Upper & Central Montgomery, parts of Wyoming, Pike, Wayne, Berks, and Schuylkill counties. I also offer waterbirths. I am a traditional homebirth midwife specializing in holistic care. In addition I offer complete woman care. I have been practicing as a homebirth attendant since 2008. I attend approximately 3 births a month.
I am a former medical assistant and emergency room technician, former medical assistant, and am currently a Direct Entry Midwife specializing in Homebirth. I have been a birth doula and childbirth educator since 2004 and have completed two years of midwifery school in addition to an internship in Africa and in the Philippines and several short-term apprenticeships. I am certified in neonatal resuscitation. I have been involved in birth or medicine since 1999. Feel free to write or call me and we can brainstorm about your birth options. Happy Birthing!!!Jennifer McFarland is a former Medical Assistant and Emergency Room Medical Technician.Jennifer is certified as a labor and birth doula through Childbirth International. She is certified in neonatal resuscitation and is a student midwife through Ancient Art Of Midwifery Institute (http://www.ancientartmidwifery.com/). She also studied homebirth midwifery for 2 years under Joanne Dozor, CPM, RN at her school in Media, PA, taking her Art Of Midwifery I & II courses. In 2004 Jennifer completed a Midwifery Internship in Senegal, Africa, where she assisted as a secondary midwife at births. In the summer of 2008, after completing a short term apprenticeship with a local homebirth midwife, Jennifer went to the Philippines for even more hands on experience as a primary midwife. Jennifer is a Certified Happiest Baby on the Block Instructor as of June 23, 2005. Jennifer is a Certified Imagery Birthing Instructor as well.http://www.mybirthbydesign.com/