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Birth Centers

What Is a Birth Center?

Birth centers invite you to receive personalized, family-centered care from holistic, professional, health care providers. Birth center care is covered by most major health insurance plans.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

American Association of Birth Centers

Birth Centers Locator

Search this web site -- by title and/or state/province -- to locate a birth center in United States or Canada. This online service is provided by the National Association of Childbearing Centers.

Review Date: August 28, 2015

American Association of Birth Centers

Find the Midwifery Practice Nearest You

If you are seeking a midwife for delivery, search this database of nearly 900 nurse-midwifery practices for a nurse-midwife in your geographic area. You can also search by type of birth site.

Review Date: April 22, 2015

American College of Nurse-Midwives

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