Our Birthing Center

 

 

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Our Mission

The mission of Auburn Birthing Center is to accommodate the childbirth preferences of low-risk families seeking a specific model of care. This care will be client directed in accordance with applicable standards of midwifery practice. This care may be provided by Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs), physician(s), and childbirth assistants. Comprehensive and family-centered childbirth services will be offered within a comfortable, home-like setting with physician consultation readily available when needed.

Goal

The goal of Auburn Birthing Center is to deliver the highest quality birth care to women and their families, within the scope of an out-of-hospital setting, while maintaining a low financial burden to the childbearing family.

Philosophy

At Auburn Birthing Center, we believe that:

  1. Women have the right to seek care that is medically safe, in accordance with their lifestyle, as well as recognizes and respects their individual physical, social, spiritual, psychological, and economic needs.
  2. Women and their families have the right and responsibility to assume an active role in their own health care. Our care is provided by a team with the client as an equal team member.
  3. Childbirth is a normal, physiologic process. The role of the caregiver is to support and promote this normal process, while recognizing and managing any deviations from normal. Confidence in this normal process is promoted in all aspects of care.
  4. Because the family is the cornerstone of our social structure, maternity care must support and promote family unity and development. Family members, including siblings, should be involved in the childbearing experience to whatever extent the family desires. “Family” is defined by the client.
  5. Education is an essential aspect of quality health care. With knowledge freely exchanged between our staff and clients, women and their families are able to assume shared responsibility for and make informed choices about their health care.