© 2014 BY Laoch Midwifery PLLC

Laoch Midwifery ~ Powerful Connections, Strong Families

 

Neva Gerke, LM, CPM, MSM

6002 Westgate Blvd. Suite 120
Tacoma, WA 98406


Phone 360-890-3101

Fax 360-841-7753

laochmidwifery@gmail.com 

 

 

Midwifery Services
  • Free 30 min consult and interview visit

  • Prenatal care with the same midwife for the duration of your pregnancy and 6-8 weeks postpartum

  • Visits lasting from 30 minutes to 1 hour with little to no wait time

  • Appointments and access to birth at The Birthing Inn (TBI) in Tacoma, WA

  • Personalized prenatal education, nutrition and supplement recommendations

  • Breastfeeding education and support for you and your baby

  • Well newborn care for the first 2 weeks of your baby'ʹs life

  • Well Woman care at final postpartum visits

  • Electronic Medical Records with client access to records 24/7

  • Online appointment scheduling

  • Compassionate Care with Shared Decision-­Making

  • Referral for higher risk services when needed 

Placenta Services

Ingesting your own placenta in the weeks following birth can help balance hormones and ease the transition into motherhood. The hormones and nutrients in your placenta were made especially for you by your own body.  It's nature's way of replenishing what was lost.

 

  • Placenta Encapsulation involves drying and grinding your placenta into a fine powder. It is then placed into capsules, which look similar to a prenatal vitamin.  While Neva no longer prepares capsules, she is happy to offer referrals for qualified ecapsulation specialists that will pick up your placenta and deliver capsules at TBI.  

Preconception Services

If you are not yet pregnant, but would like to prepare your body, mind and soul for being pregnant, consider making a 60 minute preconception visit.  During this visit, you and the midwife will create a personalized nutrition and supplement plan to help prepare your body for tor rigors of pregnancy.  You will also spend time discussing your birth options as well as complementary services available to you such as:  chiropractic care, acupuncture, massage therapy, and naturopathic medicine.  

 

**This visit is not billable to insurance and has a cash price of $60

 

A midwife holds a space, both physically an emotionally, so that familes can be born safely. Laoch Midwifery guards this same safe space for all families and any communities that desire care.

Photo Credit: Terah Lara

Photo Credit: Terah Lara