Your Birth Matters

Your birth belongs to you, leave the rest up to me.

CERTIFIED DOULA

Birth doula services, childbirth education, postpartum care.

 

Serving Lehigh valley, Bucks county, Montgomery County, and the Greater Philadelphia area

Abigail Iovine
Community midwife

Phone: 610-216-2910
Email:abigail.iovine@gmail.com
Emmaus Pa 18049



Professional Labor support and hospital advocacy

Pregnancy and Childbirth Education


Maternity & postpartum care

Community midwifery care



I am an experienced certified doula & community midwife, providing comprehensive pregnancy and childbirth care, education, on call, continuous labor support, and professional, compassionate postpartum and breastfeeding care.

I possess practical knowledge in pregnancy/maternal physiology and public health and maternity care, both in hospital and out of hospital.
I provide patient advocacy and concierge services to the community, applying extensive knowledge and hands on experience, to offer evidence based information to women and their families.

Core Competencies include:

Anatomy & physiology • Nutrition • Reproduction • Fetal Growth and development

Pregnancy and Birth • Lactation • Prenatal Care • Continuous Labor Support

Public Health/Maternity care • Child Development • Pre- perinatal psychology • Post postpartum care

Neonatal resuscitation  • Basic Life Saving •  Birth emergency protocols • Management of normal labor and delivery


Professional Experience:

2017-2019

Apprentice Midwife
My Birth By Design
 

2016/2017
Midwife's assistant
Beautiful Beginnings Homebirth

2012 – Present
Doula, traditional birth attendant
Cardinal Birth
Traditional Birth Services & Professional Labor Support


 



I have attended births and served women in the following settings:

water births • home births • hospital births • cesarean births • vaginal births

unmedicated/ natural births • medicated births • inductions • multiples • single mothers • trauma

addiction/recovery • bereavement/pregnancy loss


Formal Training and Education


Formal midwifery apprenticeship 2017- 2019

Neonatal Resuscitation renewal 2019

Stillbirthday training 2017

Birth Doula Certification 2013 (Birth Arts International)

Neonatal Resuscitation Certification 2012 (Karen Strange Midwifery Management of Neonatal Resuscitation)

Art of Midwifery 2012 (The Art of Midwifery)

 

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