Birthing/childbirth centers provide care before, during and after delivery to low-risk mothers-to-be. The centers are designed and equipped to provide care for the mother and newborn in a home-like setting. They include accommodations and staff to support the birthing process. Birthing/childbirth centers are owned and operated by licensed midwives and certified nurse midwives. Find more midwifery information on our midwife webpage.