All Barefoot Birth services are designed and tailored on an individual basis, specific to each unique pregnancy and desired birth experience. Please contact us here or give us a call at 813.515.0825 for a free consultation or to request a quote for one or more of our services. Gift certificates are also available for all of our services.
We proudly serve a 1 hour radius of both Tampa, FL and Spring Hill, FL with traditional midwifery care that serves families right where they are most comfortable--their homes! This includes home birth in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Hernando, and Citrus counties.
Charlie Rae and Erica are independent Licensed Midwives who provide personalized prenatal care for families who are planning a home birth. Over the years, they have had the honor of caring for hundreds of families who have welcomed their babies in the peace and comfort of their home and birth center settings right here in Tampa Bay and surrounding areas. Barefoot Birth is currently the ONLY independent home birth practice in Tampa that utilizes the two midwife model similar to the standards in the UK at every birth.
We believe that for healthy pregnancies, birth is a normal process that typically unfolds without need for intervention. We base our practice on transparency, open communication, and respect for your family's unique needs and desires. We are your partner and your care provider, as we walk the journey to your birth together. Midwifery care blends together tradition and science to bring to women the art of high-touch, low-tech care that has been shown to lead to better outcomes for both mama and baby, increased family bonding, and greater satisfaction with the overall birth experience.
We are pleased to support women seeking a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC), and consult on a case by case basis for other special circumstances.
Services and Pricing
Our home birth midwifery service includes all prenatal care, routine lab work, water birth tub rental, holistic childbirth education, access to our extensive lending library, support throughout your birth and immediate postpartum, breastfeeding support, and sensitive postpartum care that includes 3 routine visits throughout those first precious weeks. We offer flexible payment options and payment plans for self pay clients. While we do not participate as in-network providers for any insurance companies, we do have a 3rd party billing company who will assist you with having your care reimbursed by your carrier. We also accept limited number of clients with pregnancy Medicaid each month. The investment in your home birth is $6000/$6500 and is all inclusive.
We also provide prenatal care for families interested in the highest quality prenatal care but still desire a hospital birth. We will help you plan for your best birth with comprehensive prenatal care, childbirth education, and will pair you with a doula who will help you advocate for yourself at any hospital of your choice. We then provide postpartum care in the following weeks with lactation support, and postpartum visits in your home through 6-8 weeks after your baby has arrived. Please contact us to discuss this arrangement.
We are always happy to set up a free consultation to discuss your own needs and answer any questions you may have. Even if you are not sure about home birth, we encourage you to get in touch, ask the big questions, and allow us to happily help you navigate the often overwhelming options surrounding your pregnancy and birth. Please contact us here or call 813.515.0825 to set up a consultation or to schedule a free pregnancy test. You are also welcome to join us the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7pm at the Community Roots Collective for our ‘Meet the Midwives’ night, no registration is required to attend.