Arise Birth Midwifery Services

Arise Birth now offers homebirth midwifery services in the Greater Kansas City area.  Arise Birth Midwifery Service encompasses prenatal, birth, and postpartum care. Many clients enjoy waterbirth.  Arise Birth currently travels to you for each visit.  Rachel Schwepler, CPM has attended just over 300 births as a doula, birth assistant, student midwife and now recently as midwife. Rachel has 10 years of birth experience. She received her certification as a Certified Professional Midwife in April 2019.  She previously apprenticed at Natural Birth KC as she went through the PEP process to recieve her certification through NARM (North America Registry of Midwives).  
Arise Birth Doula Services
Choosing the right doula package for your birth needs is important. I offer a variety of services designed to meet your birth goals for a smooth delivery. Experienced in home birth, hospital birth, medicine-free and epidural birth, equipped to provide support during your birth experience.   

ESSENTIAL DOULA PACKAGE        $650 Return clients
                                                           $750 New clients
~Free initial Consultation 
~1-2 Prenatal Visits
~Birth Plan Development and Implementation Support
~Private Childbirth Education (to suit your educational needs)
~Unlimited phone/email support pre & postnatally
~Continuous Labor Support
~Continuous Emotional, Physical & Spiritual Support during labor
~Comfort Measures 
~Informational Support
~Use of position changes to help ease pain and aid normal delivery
~Use of Essential Oils if Desired
~24 hour on-call support 
~Initial breastfeeding support
~1-3 hours Initial Postpartum Support
​~A few birth snapshots
~1 Postpartum visit to debrief and help as needed
~A written birth story (if requested)
Rachel past and current certifications include: Certified Childbirth Educator CCE,  a Dona trained certified Birth Doula CD(DONA), Birth Assistant, Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) Through NARM,  NRP & CPR certified.