As your midwives the Ottawa Valley Midwifery group will offer complete prenatal care is provided. This includes the monitoring of blood pressure, urinalysis, weight, and baby’s heart rate, position and growth. Lab work and ultrasounds are arranged as needed. During your labour and birth one midwife will provide you with continuous care during active labour and the birth. A second midwife will join you toward the end of your labour to assist at the birth of your baby. The midwives will stay with you postpartum until they feel confident that you and your newborn will be fine. You will have 3 at home postpartum visits and 3 in the clinic postpatum visits.