Day: January 26, 2022

Creating a Collaborating Relationship in your Midwife Business

Some midwives have a challenge finding good collaborating doctors for referrals. There are many practices that go out of business purely from that relationship ending and not having another doctor be an option. Some states require a written collaboration with a doctor for a midwife to practice (please check your specific rules and scope). Building …

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Creating your Midwife Business Schedule

Creating a midwife business schedule or 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 tends to …

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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 revenue from renting out space to other vendors or directly …

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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 power of visualization to make your midwifery practice successful? Spend lots …

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Paper Charting versus EMR for your Midwife Business

Part of creating your midwifery business includes deciding on paper charting versus EMR (Electonic Medical Record). 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 situation, you be less likely to want EMR …

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