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Lane County's Only Certified Nurse Midwife for Home Birth


890 Beltline Rd. Springfield, OR 97477

Focusing on Complete Care for Birth, Reproductive and Total Health


Why Choose a Midwife?

The Midwives Model of Care is based on the belief that pregnancy and birth are normal processes of life. The term "midwife" literally means "with woman". The philosophy of midwifery care is born out of these two concepts.

A midwife with smiling parents in Eugene, Oregon

Midwives provide individualized education, counseling, and prenatal care, continuous hands-on support during labor, birth, and postpartum. In addition, midwives provide newborn care for the first 6 weeks of life. This all encompassing care includes emotional and lactation support.

Compare some facts of birthing with a midwife and birthing with an Ob-Gyn:


Birthing with a Midwife


Birthing with an Ob-Gyn