Dr. Kai Parker, ND, CPM
Naturopathic Physician and Homebirth Midwife
Dr. Kai Parker is a Board Certified Naturopathic Physician and NARM Certified Professional Midwife who specializes in Naturopathic Medicine, Holistic Women's Healthcare, Homebirth Midwifery, and Naturopathic Pediatrics.
With advanced training in Western and Eastern Medicine, Dr. Parker combines scientific knowledge and ancient wisdom to provide the most comprehensive care for every member of your family.
Dr. Parker is passionate about Naturopathic Medicine and Natural Childbirth. She firmly believes in the healing power of nature and the innate healing ability that resides within the human body. She lovingly supports each member of the family as they journey together to create the optimal conditions under which the body, mind, and spirit may heal.
From as early as menarche, Dr. Parker takes on the role of “Doctor as Teacher” and serves to educate her young patient about the changes taking place within her developing body. In adolescence and young adulthood, Dr. Parker continues to educate the maturing woman about health issues that are relevant to her at this stage of her life. She provides recommendations and support as her growing patient travels through this delicate time in her life.
During a woman’s childbearing years, Dr. Parker provides preconception counseling, natural fertility medicine, prenatal care, homebirth midwifery, hospital labor support, postpartum care for the new mother and baby, and lactation support.Perimenopause, Menopause, and Post-Menopause are commonly misunderstood times in a woman’s life cycle. Dr. Parker appreciates the wisdom that that resides within these powerful stages and empowers the wise woman to fully embrace the new possibilities during this time of rebirth.
The Institute of Multidimensional Medicine affords women and their families the rare opportunity to experience the miracle of safe, gentle, and natural childbirth. We enthusiastically support midwifery and homebirths because we understand that women’s bodies are very wise and fully capable of ushering new life into this world.
In fact, we are currently the only medical practice in Washington, DC that offers prenatal, postpartum, and homebirth midwifery services by a Licensed Physician!
Dr. Kai Parker provides clear education, natural therapies, and loving support to empower families during this precious time in their lives.
The Homebirth Package Includes:
1-hour Initial Consultation
Prenatal Exams once a month to 28 weeks
Prenatal Exams every two weeks to 36 weeks
Prenatal Exams once a week until term (Approximately 40 weeks)
Routine Labwork (usually covered by insurance)
Referral for Ultrasound
Labor and Birth (Water Births Available)
Comprehensive Newborn Examination
Immediate Postpartum Care
1st Postpartum Visit in the home 24-36 hours after birth
2nd Postpartum Visit in the home for mother and baby 1 week after birth
3rd Postpartum Exam for mother and baby in the office 3-4 weeks after birth
4th Postpartum Exam for mother and baby in the office 6 weeks after birth