Features Overview

Refuge Midwifery provides personalized midwifery care to families in Philadelphia, South Jersey, and Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are experts in fertility, normal pregnancy and birth, lactation and the postpartum period, and offer a grounded, family-centered approach to your childbearing journey. Our services include:

Prenatal Care

Home Birth

Water Birth

Postpartum, Lactation & Newborn Care

Holistic Fertility Support

Home Inseminations (IUI)

All families and family structures are welcome in our practice, and we love for partners, children, extended family, and doulas to participate in our care. 

 
 
Midwife ray holding newborn baby

Ray Rachlin is a Licensed Midwife, Certified Professional Midwife and Certified Lactation Counselor. Ray is committed to __-

and teamed up with Shosh Ruskin, NP to provide comprehensive fertility and insemination care.

 


Home Birth

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 Midwife Ray checking New baby after water birth

Midwife Ray checking New baby after water birth


 QUeer pregnant couple

QUeer pregnant couple

Fertility Support & Home Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

For many families, the childbearing year begins long before a positive pregnancy test. Our fertility care spans from individuals just beginning to explore their conception options to those seeking holistic fertility support to regulate cycle and determine optimal conception timing and families ready to conceive through IUI at home. 

 

Postpartum Care

 Midwife Ray Weighing new Baby

Midwife Ray Weighing new Baby

 

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