Need Homebirth MW in Plattsburgh NY - Please Help - Mothering Forums
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 9 Old 05-11-2009, 04:00 PM - Thread Starter
 
greenmomhappymom's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Upstate NY
Posts: 31
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hi All,

Although we do have MW in my area, none of them are willing and/or able to preform homebirths.

I had a somewhat positive birth experience with a midwife in a hospital for my DD, but if I had not gone into labor a week early, I would have been subjected to whomever was on call, most likely some random OB who would not have been very kind to my unique requests (hypnobirthing, no IV etc)

I would really like to have my new baby (due in Dec) at home but I am having a heck of a time finding a midwife.

Any help from you would be most appreciated. What is really irritating is that right across the lake in VT there are dozens of homebirth MW's! Less then an hour away, but none of them are certified in NY.

Anyway, thank you to all.
greenmomhappymom is offline  
#2 of 9 Old 05-19-2009, 05:34 PM
 
dolcedaze's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Northern NY
Posts: 278
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
No idea, but I'm subbing. We're moving to the Plattsburgh area next year, and I'm planning to have several babies at home there. I'd imagine that someone in Vermont would be willing to quietly come across the state line- maybe call some of the closer ones for ideas? Please let me know if you find one!
dolcedaze is offline  
#3 of 9 Old 05-26-2009, 11:29 AM
 
louloubean's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Old Chatham NY
Posts: 487
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
have you asked around at the co-op?
maybe someone there knows.

maybe try asking the librarians in the town library. they know lots of stuff!

call LLL they may be able to help too!

best wishes!

louloubean in love with bryan, mom of boo squeak and nor nor: and 7 chickens
louloubean is offline  
#4 of 9 Old 08-27-2009, 04:46 PM
 
Boodah'smama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 283
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
OP, have you had any luck? i am due the same month as you--sounds as though we probably use the same practice currently. i am here searching the forums looking for any info i can get about finding a homebirth MW--i am going for a VBAC and given the on call issues--i am a bit nervous. Have you found a MW who is able to help????
Boodah'smama is offline  
#5 of 9 Old 01-27-2010, 10:13 PM
 
crystyle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Malone, NY
Posts: 15
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Did you have any luck? I'm moving to Plattsburgh in about a month and just found out I'm pregnant with #4. I've always wanted a homebirth and since this is going to be my last baby I was reaaly hoping to find a midwife in the area. If not I may consider unassisted but hubby would probably have heart failure if I even suggested it lol
crystyle is offline  
#6 of 9 Old 02-07-2010, 11:34 PM
 
ellesmom's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 171
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Message me for info on a homebirth midwife in Plattsburg. I know there is one. She lives in NY, but she is licensed in VT.
ellesmom is offline  
#7 of 9 Old 02-09-2010, 07:07 PM
 
Joyce in the mts.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Adirondack Mts. of NY
Posts: 3,081
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hey greenmomhappymom! I think I know who you are!

Howdy! (special wave to the big sis! sweet cuddles to the wee one!)

I think you will know who I am too!


CD Labor/Postpartum (MSTM), Doula trainer (BAI), Midwifery Student/Apprentice, CPS Tech
Joyce in the mts. is offline  
#8 of 9 Old 06-16-2012, 12:59 PM
 
aureliaverde's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Hello! I saw a message in a thread about you knowing of someone in the plattsburgh area, having a vermont licsense to home deliver a baby. I am due at the end of august and am soo eager and desperate, just as all the other ladies from the thread, to find someone. Seemingly impossible, but seeing your comment has given me some hope. If you could please get back to me so that I could contact this person, even for them to answer questions, it would be GREATLY appreciated. Thank You. If you feel you want to email me directly (if at all) aureliaverde@gmail.com. I just made this profile so I could write you back :) Once again, thank you.

 

 

 

                                                                Sincerely, Audra Green

aureliaverde is offline  
#9 of 9 Old 03-16-2013, 07:41 PM
 
backyardbotany's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I am absolutely desperate to have a homebirth in plattsburgh. @ ellesmom I tried to message you but it wouldnt work. If you could email me at beccasue@gmail.com I would be so appreciative!

backyardbotany is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off