Home Consultation

Home Visits: We Come To You!

Some common topics addressed and interventions provided (not limited to):

Pre-natal and postpartum pain (e.g. neck, shoulders, hands, abdomen, pelvis, back, sciatica)
-Conservative pain management techniques, including myofascial release, breathing techniques, stretches/exercises and activity adjustments with adaptive equipment as needed

Sleeping for mom, dad, or baby
-Sleeping positions and techniques

C-section recovery
-When/how to start scar massage, protecting the abdomen
-Scar tissue mobilization and management

Perineal tear or episiotomy recovery

Core weakness (generalized or diastasis recti)
-Gentle core strengthening techniques to allow functional movement during beginning stages of recovery (first six weeks)
-Initiation of fitness routine as appropriate

Incontinence or organ prolapse (vaginal, bladder or bowel)
-Pelvic floor education and progression of pelvic floor therapy

Breastfeeding
-Nipple pain, engorgement/mastitis, positioning, supply

Maternal mental health (anxiety, mood changes, stress, depression)
-Meditation and mindfulness training for stress management, referral to local support groups and services as needed

Marital/Partner relationships
-Returning to intimacy, involvement for caregiver support and parenting tasks

Baby development and bonding
-Engagement, play activities, motor development

Self-care for Mom
-Strategies for mommy time, return to hobbies, social re-engagement

Home environment/routines
-Education of body mechanics and ergonomics during functional activities to prevent strain injury

Return to work
-Exploration of roles/responsibilities, childcare, breastfeeding, routines

Community referrals and recommendations
-local new mom support groups, outpatient therapies and postpartum fitness classes

Specialty topics:

    • Antepartum bedrest, pregnancy complications related to function
    • Secondary effects of complicated delivery
    • Orthopedic/nerve-related injury during labor
    • Recovery from pregnancy or infant loss, birth trauma, D&C

Pricing


Prenatal /Postpartum Initial Evaluation

75 minutes ($150)

    An occupational therapist will come to your house at a scheduled appointment time to conduct a home evaluation (typically an hour and a half). This includes discussing any and all functional concerns you may be having during pregnancy or after delivery. You and your OT will come up with a program that best fits your needs and postpartum vision.
    **FREE 15 minute consultation phone call available prior to all initial evaluations

Postpartum Follow-up visits

60 minutes ($125)

Follow-up visit frequency will vary depending on the program established by you and your OT. During in-home visits, you can expect a review of progress/goals and additional techniques or recommendations.


Special Bundle Packages


Bump & Beyond $350

1 Prenatal wellness evaluation/visit (75 minutes)
1 Postpartum evaluation (60 minutes)
1 Postpartum follow-up visit (60 minutes)

This package includes two prenatal visits to address any functional concerns during pregnancy including pain management, daily activities, positioning, labor/delivery body preparation and postpartum planning. Postpartum visits will focus on recovery, regaining function, adjusting to new roles/routines and gentle strengthening. Additional postpartum follow-ups may be added as needed.

Postpartum Living $450

1 Postpartum Evaluation (75 minutes)
3 Postpartum visits (60 minutes)

This package is completely tailored for the postpartum patient, addressing every element of their recovery. We will focus on physical, psychological and emotional challenges that you may experience during your transition into motherhood. Additional postpartum follow-ups may be added as needed.