While providing a significantly upgraded setting, "The unit is efficient in both nursing and energy usage," stated Jan Koepp, manager of the new Family Birth Center
This was followed up in 2015 with the consensus document on Levels of Maternal Care by ACOG and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine that acknowledges and addresses care provided at birth centers
, including the role of caregivers.
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The purpose of this study is to better understand whether midwife-led birth center
care can improve birth outcomes relative to traditional care.
PeaceHealth Medical Group has operated the free-standing Nurse Midwifery Birth Center
near Sacred Heart, University District, for more than 25 years.
Originally slated to open on the RiverBend campus this spring, development of the PeaceHealth Nurse- Midwifery Birth Center
is on hold.
Since the successful installation of the HandKey readers at the birth center
, which facilitated nearly 5,000 births last year, Main has overseen installation of a total of 39 terminals throughout the hospital campus, which includes a 394-bed acute-care facility, a cancer center, a convalescent care center and an outpatient surgery center.
Continuing to use the Eugene birth center
is OK in the short term, Gallagher said, "but women in this community have come to expect a birth center
in close proximity to the hospital.
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It's the only accredited nurse midwifery birth center
in the state of Oregon and will stay open until the new center opens, PeaceHealth officials have said.
United Hospital is opening its new Birth Center
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The PeaceHealth Nurse Midwifery Birth Center
, located at 12th Avenue and Ferry Street in Eugene, is the only birth center
in Oregon certified by the American Association of Birth Centers
LM, CPM has supervised and/or delivered over 10,000 babies all over the world and opened the first midwife run birth center
in the United States over 26 years ago.
Noah was born at the Nurse Midwifery Birth Center
, a practice located in a two-story Victorian-era house about a block from Sacred Heart Medical Center.