Month: June 2019

Importance of Taking a Vacation from your Midwife Business

Importance of Taking a Vacation from your Midwife Business Most midwives don’t think about their outside time from work when creating a midwifery business plan. It is just as important to know that your practice will run whether you are present or not. Do you have enough resources and plans in place that if you …

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Paper Charting versus EMR for your Midwife Business

Paper Charting versus EMR for your Midwife Business Part of creating your midwifery business includes deciding on paper charting or using an electronic system. Each has it pros and cons. Each midwifery practice style determines which makes more sense. Maybe you are serving Amish, cashing paying population, with no electricity for home births. In this …

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Midwife Billing Service versus In House Billing

Midwife Billing Service versus In House Billing Biggest challenge midwives have is to pick which part of services to keep in house versus out source. Do you do breastfeeding support within practice or refer patients to Lactation Consultant down the street? Do you offer doula services or have that part of what birth assistant will …

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Your Visualization is just as Important for Birth as Midwife Business

Your Visualization is just as Important for Birth as Midwife Business Have you ever wondered why some businesses are successful while other run out of money, steam, and resources? As midwives, we teach women to use visualization techniques for birth to help bring their babies into the world. How many midwives have actually used the …

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Ancillary Services Boost Bottom Line for Midwife Business

Ancillary Services Boost Bottom Line for Midwife Business Midwife business isn’t about creating income possibilities from your direct services. Your birth center could have a boutique gift shop present. Massage therapy, chiropractic services, spas, pedicures, dietitian, and so much more could be part of your practice model and building services. Being able to either make …

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Importance of Business Education for your Midwife Practice

Importance of Business Education for your Midwife Practice Being an entrepreneur is something midwives are not trained to be. We are trained to care for women and babies, understanding normal birth, and prep for emergency situations. Our scope is low risk, health women. To be a business owner, it is either learning by mistake or …

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Creating Your Midwife Business Fee Schedule

Creating Your Midwife Business Fee Schedule Creating a routine office flow for the week is vital for successful time management and preventing burnout. I encourage making a vacation scheduled every three months to help separate personal and work schedules. For smaller midwifery practices, being able to block time versus 24/7 in a scatter function which …

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