A government report released last week is recommending birth centers as a way to reduce maternal morbidity in the United States. Most significantly, the study found 26% fewer preterm births for women receiving midwifery care in freestanding birth centers when compared with traditional hospital-based care. This means that centers like Empowered Pregnancy are uniquely positioned
The placenta is a confounding element of labor and delivery. Giving birth to a brand new entire person is largely hailed as the single most challenging and unifying event humans undertake. This monumental feat comes after growing this would-be human INSIDE of you, which – let’s be honest – is pretty bananas. So after 40ish weeks of
It can be exhausting to drudge through all the information regarding recommended healthcare. The internet tells you one thing but your mom told you something different and now you don’t know who to believe.
There is a veritable cornucopia of ways and places women choose to give birth. Some of these are best supported by a hospital setting, while others are more appropriate for a birth center and still others best suited to birthing at home.
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Empowered Pregnancy Women’s Wellness & Birth Center | Kirkland, WA | Tel: 425-549-3444