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Full Scope Midwifery Care
Home Birth Services
Midwife attended Hospital Birth

If you are considering planned home birth or desire personalized Well Woman care, please call the
office to see if Local Care Midwifery, PLLC is a good fit for your needs.
Did you know that Michelle has privileges at Bellevue Women's Hospital or that she participates with CDPHP?
Call us to find out more
518 238-3469

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Over 1200 births since 1983

Local Care Midwifery, PLLC is a private midwifery practice located in the heart of NY's Capital District. LCM, PLLC was founded in 2009 by K.Michelle Doyle, CNM, NYS LM. We specialize in Planned Home Birth Services as well as personalized Well Woman Care. Since 2015, Michelle has had privileges at Bellevue Women's Hospital in Niskayuna, NY.  This relationship with Bellevue, which has a Level II NICU, means we can offer planned hospital birth for select clients, and continued direct midwifery care should transfer from planned home birth be needed.

Well Women Care
Family Planning
Prenatal care
Preconception Counseling
We believe that women are strong, that birth is innately safe, and that it is best to be prepared. These beliefs and decades of experience are the foundation of Local Care Midwifery's Homebirth Service.

Latest Blog Posts

Check out the latest blog posts from Local Care Midwifery

Postpartum Rest and Recovery: My Recipe

Postpartum, the time after birth, is a period of change and integration where rest and recovery are necessary. Mother and baby are the obvious focus of postpartum care but not the only ones that need extra recovery time. Birth workers, family members and friends that were involved in the birth also need postpartum rest and recovery. Here is my recipe for readiness and postpartum recovery.

Chocolate Bites

Here is a recipe for a quick, easy and delicious treat. They are so quick and easy, we made them, froze them, and ate them at LCM Moms & More this week, all while half a dozen moms chatted, four babies nursed, and a gazillion toddlers/preschoolers ran around in circles. Try these. They are yummy!

Evidence Based Care is a Three Legged Stool

​Evidence based care (aka evidence based practice) is a phrase that gets tossed around a lot. It is frustrating to me, a health care provider that aims to provide evidence based care, it is frustrating when I hear other providers say that their patients ‘refused evidence based care” as if evidence were the only part of the equation. Nope.

Welcome to the World!

Local Care Midwifery would like to welcome the following home birth babies to the world!

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