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Let's Reclaim and Redefine Maternity Care

The average woman in America will speak to her doctor for 5.3 minutes every visit. At Feminine Practices, we want to give you the mind, body and holistic care that you and your baby deserve.

A More Enriching Experience

Pregnancy is a wonderful time to tune into your body, learn how to take care of yourself and your family with knowledge and remedies, and to explore your values and intentions.
Method & Process

attention and value you deserve

common complaints and remedies

how to keep your health in balance

emotions, dreams, questions

Preparing you for Birth

Birth is a time for transformation. Every cell in the body prepares and aligns itself for being soft, pliable, opening. Prepare your body and mind so that you get the most out of your experience.
Method & Process

ask all of your questions

voice your anxieties

get informed and create plans of action

feeling safe, intimate, and powerful

dropping into your body and the unknown

A Better Way to Postpartum

In America, 1 million women will get postpartum depression. Cultures all over the world recognize that women need to heal to prevent depletion. Let's look at ways to support and heal in postpartum.
Method & Process

mothering the mother

common challenges and how to prevent them

foods, herbs, and keeping warm

40 days of intentional healing

nip nursing problems before they snowball

The Freebies

We've created a few guides to get you started in experiencing a nourishing and holistic pregnancy.

Let's work together, one-on-one

As a midwife, I want to give you what I give all my home birth clients; undivided attention and care. I see what good preparation before the birth and a settled mind can do for a woman. In peace, she can drop into to the rhythm of labor without fear or anxiety distracting her from her work.
I've created a few offerings to enrich your experience and help prepare you for in your pregnancy, prepare you for birth, and take good care of you postpartum. Both Online and In-person visits are available.

My Services

  • In-Home Postpartum Care
  • 350 100 month
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  • Pregnancy Mentoring
  • 150 100 month
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  • Pregnancy Mentoring
  • 150 100 month
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  • Postpartum Care Kit
  • $ 125 month
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What My Clients Say

I heard, seen and supported every single postnatal visit with Melissa. I felt like Melissa had no other obligation or care in the world except for my well-being. What a gift!

Maria mother to three

Melissa was a huge source of love and comfort for me. When my first child was born I was anxious, and she had a way of making me feel comforted that was otherworldly. She is magical. Her presence at the births of my first, second, and my third babies was transformative and helped me feel safe and empowered and ready to meet my babies.

Drew W. mother of three

This company has helped me to sort out issues with PMS, explanations of why things are happening as they do, and natural remedies to help balance symptoms of these issues. I believe every woman should have this kind of support and knowledge. I would highly recommend this company to anyone in need of understanding their bodies in a supportive and non-judgmental atmosphere. Thanks a million!!

Rebecca Lee Student of Fashion Psychology

Want to Learn More?

Schedule a free phone consultation with me, Licensed Midwife Melissa Casey, to learn more about one-on-one distance services and in-person services in the Miami area.

From the Blog-

The Best Option for Our Family

“Everyone has different comfort levels, and this arrangement turned out to be the best option for our family.” Jennifer is a farmer, a nature-school teacher and a home birth mother of 2. She shares how she came to home birth after carefully weighing her options. “To me Hospitals were always a place to go when you are seriously hurt and needed help. Thats’ what they are so good at, so why exactly did I have to birth my child none if I was healthy? I was never afraid of going to hospital if I actually needed medical intervention but I was extremely fearful of voluntarily going to the hospital to give birth, something that to me didn’t seem like a medical procedure and more of a life event. I also was fully aware that woman have been doing this since the beginning of time with and without any help. One thing that happened while pregnant and navigating the decision making process of what is right for my family,was that I learned about how fear can actually stop labor or slow it down, its kind of cool actually a relic from our caveman days, its a biological protection mechanism so if your in the woods giving birth and that mountain line shows up, you can temporarily stop laboring to get away, or something to that effect. And that bit of information was huge for me in finally making the decision to have my child at home with a midwife.What would it mean for me and my unborn baby if I was in the hospital paralyzed by fear? I realized that for birth to go forward as smoothly as possible the mother must be comfortable, and ready to fully let go to the process, a process that we know, that is in us, that has always been in us. And I knew that of me, In a hospital setting that would be next to impossible. Lucky for me I have a very supportive husband and family that despite any differences of opinion, did not pressure me in making this decision. Like I mentioned earlier, I did however feel that there was a value in the hospital and I was willing to have my child in a hospital if It turned out that that was safer for me and my child. So we found a Gynecologist that we really trusted has my and […]

Hospital Birth and Home Birth: Why Birth Bliss Is For Everyone

Home birth or hospital birth. The choice can be so different. We can feel so strongly about what we value, and know exactly what we want. On the other side of the coin, we know exactly what we don’t want. Sometimes, it can feel like we make each other wrong for choosing something different.

Home Birth Meant I was the most important person in the room

“The best experience in my life was having a home birth with my second child. The love for both my kids is the same of course but with my first birth I was in a hospital environment and they tried to control it all. Had it not been for my doctor knowing that I REALLY wanted a vaginal birth and telling the nurses to back off, nurses who were