A midwife birth involves a certified nurse-midwife who is a registered nurse with advanced training in midwifery. A midwife can provide care throughout pregnancy, childbirth and after childbirth.
WHAT IS A MIDWIFE?
Certified nurse-midwives provide pregnancy and childbirth care that combines conventional and complementary care recommendations, including options like water birth, vaginal birth after Cesarean, and support for use or non-use of pain medication in labor. Midwifery is centered on wellness, nutrition and healthy lifestyles all while supporting a woman's emotional and physical wellbeing. Learn more about midwifery.
The Mother Baby Center care team is proud to partner with following midwifery groups:
Allina Health midwives catch babies at The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital located in Minneapolis and Mercy Hospital located in Coon Rapids.
Health Partners midwives catch babies at The Mother Baby Center at Mercy Hospital located in Coon Rapids.
Minnesota Birth Center midwives catch babies at The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwest located in Minneapolis and United Hospital located in St. Paul.
MIDWIFE BIRTHS ARE AVAILABLE AT:
Create a Birth Plan
A birth plan will guide you in detailing your preferences for labor and delivery so that you can discuss them with your partner and health care provider. Create a birth plan.