First Trimester

GBS Information for ALL Clients

This page is also available in PDF – GBS Information Sheet from the Corpus Christi Birth Center If you wish to read more detailed information about Group B Strep (GBS), we recommend you start with this link:  http://evidencebasedbirth.com/groupbstrep/ This information is provided as a quick reference that includes the Corpus Christi Birth Center’s recommendations and protocols. How likely are you to become colonized with GBS? “Group B strep lives in the intestines and migrates down to the rectum, vagina, and urinary…

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Publications Required by Texas Depatment of State Health Services

You have been asked by your midwife to review the links on this page because Texas Law requires us to document that all pregnant women under our care receive these (or similar) publications.  Please visit each of these links and read the information.     In compliance with Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 81, Section 81.090,”Serological Testing During Pregnancy,” effective January 1, 2010, please read the following from the DSHS website: *  If You Are Pregnant or Think You…

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Important Information for Your First Trimester

The following links are PDF documents that contain information we want you to have early in your pregnancy. These are for educational purposes. They are not forms and do not need your signature. The Pregnant Patient’s Bill of Rights HIV and STD Testing Scriptures Concerning Pregnancy and Childbirth Pregnancy Sickness (Morning Sickness) Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression Information and Resources Tests we do NOT do at CCBC What Midwives Want from Their Clients  The Lie of the Estimated Due Date GBS…

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First Appointment Essential Documents and Forms

After you make your first appointment with your midwife at CCBC, she will direct you to this page so you can read some important documents before your first appointment. Please look at the list below to determine which documents are applicable to you. If you can, please print each one out so you can fill in the information before you come. Just bring the papers with you. But don’t worry if you don’t have a way to print these because…

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