Birth Center – Waterbirth – Personalized Care
Sweet Child O’ Mine is a Florida Licensed Birth Center (BC350) located in Brandon, Florida, serving the Tampa Bay area. At Sweet Child O’ Mine, you will receive complete care from Midwives that is sensitive, caring and holistic. You can Birth Your Way in the relaxing and calm setting of one of our private birthing suites. Commercial Insurance accepted. Sliding scale for those who qualify for Medicaid.
Free Birth Center Tour
Birth Center Waterbirth Delivery
Homebirth / Waterbirth / VBAC
Free Pregnancy Testing
About Sweet Child O’ Mine
Sweet Child O’ Mine is a Florida Licensed Birth Center (License Number 350) located in Brandon, Florida, serving the Tampa bay area. At Sweet Child O’ Mine, you will receive complete maternity care from Licensed Midwives that is sensitive, caring and holistic. Our facility offers private birth suites each with their own mini kitchen and birth tub. Our goal is to exceed professional standards of maternity care, while also meeting the desires of the birthing mom to create a satisfying experience for the whole family. At Sweet Child O’ Mine, you can BIRTH YOUR WAY with complete freedom to move around, eat and drink in labor, no routine IVs, waterbirth, delayed cord clamping, and uninterrupted bonding with baby. We welcome you to take a tour of our facility. Call for a free tour. For our Open House dates, click here.
Our services include prenatal visits, labs and ultrasounds, childbirth classes, vitamins and supplements, natural birth, waterbirth, postpartum care, and breastfeeding support. Services are covered in network by most insurances. We are no longer accepting Medicaid plans; however, offer a sliding scale reduced rate for those who qualify for Medicaid.
Because of the quality time and attention you will receive from your midwives, your care will be personalized to you and your wishes. We believe that childbirth is a normal and natural event, and that the Midwife’s role is to facilitate the natural birthing process. Please browse our website for more information about our team and services. Call us today for a free tour. We look forward to meeting and serving you.
We are in network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, Cigna, Aetna, AVMED and 1st Health. We are not in network with United Health Care. We do not accept Tricare at this time. Please call our office at 813-685-8404 extension 1 to find out about your insurance coverage. After you send us a copy of your insurance card, we can obtain a verification of benefits for you to see what your insurance will cover and what your responsibility will be.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is a licensed Midwife?
A Florida Licensed Midwife is a graduate of a three-year academic Midwifery program. The Licensed Midwife also has eight semesters of clinical internship and must attend 75 deliveries, with 50 labor and delivery managements. The Licensed Midwife must pass the state board exam which is the North American Registry of Midwives national certification examination. Licensed Midwives in Florida are autonomous maternity care providers for low-risk, healthy women. Midwives also work collaboratively with physicians and offer childbirth services in the patient’s homes, birth centers, clinics and hospitals…
How do I begin care with Sweet Child O’ Mine?
After you have had a chance to look over our website, please contact us. We will discuss with you your eligibility and answer any preliminary questions you may have. Then we will schedule a free initial consultation for you to have a tour of the birth center and to review in detail the options for your care. If you are low risk and eligible for care, you may schedule your first visit with us. If you are transferring from another provider, we can request your records for you…
Am I eligable for Midwife care?
Most healthy woman experiencing a healthy pregnancy and expecting a normal delivery are eligible for Midwife care. When you first call or visit us, we will ask you some questions about your health and your medical history to see if you are eligible for care. At your consultation, the midwife will review with you your health history to see if you are eligible for care…
What about Payment? Do you take insurance and medicaid?
Midwife care offers a significant savings to you. The fees for Midwife care and Midwife are less than half the cost of low risk obstetrical care and hospital birth. Your maternity care at Sweet Child O’ Mine includes all prenatal exams, childbirth classes, labor and delivery, initial postpartum care, the services of the birth assistant, complete newborn exam, two day postpartum visit, a two week postpartum visit, a six week postpartum exam, and filing of the birth certificate. Please call us for information regarding the fee for our services…