Why would you want to give birth in a birth center instead of a hospital?
The birth center is:
Why a midwife?
are experts in normal birth and pregnancy, are trained to recognize variations
from the normal, and can treat such problems or refer the woman to other specialists
What is a Doula?
Doula is a Greek word meaning "woman who serves." Doulas are trained assistants who provide physical and emotional support and advice to women and their families during labor and birth. This includes help and advice on comfort measures, medical procedures, and postpartum care.
Is it safe?
studies show that birth in a birth center is as safe
Columbia Birth Center has strict safety policies and all the emergency equipment and medications required by the State Department of Health. It is also nationally accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers. These ensure the highest standard of care for women and babies
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