Hurricane Preparedness

In case of an approaching storm, please do NOT proceed to the birth center. Breath Of Life is in an evacuation zone, so no one will be present to help you. If you are evacuating, please take your Healthy Start Passport with you so you have a basic record of your care...

Having a Baby is Transforming

I’m Pregnant!!! Can you believe a new life is forming inside of you? New life is amazing and always captivates us. Just think about the new things each season brings like winter’s fresh snow, spring’s blooming flowers, or falls changing leaves. What...

Choosing Where to Have Your Baby

Download PDF Every woman has a right to a safe, satisfying birth experience. Before 1900, almost all women had their babies at home. By 1950, most women were having their babies in a hospital. Now, women can choose between hospital, birth center, or home birth. We are...

What is a Midwife?

Download PDF Certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) are licensed health care providers educated in nursing and midwifery. Certified midwives (CMs) are licensed health care providers educated in midwifery. CNMs and CMs have graduated from college; they have passed a national...

Glossary of Terms

Download PDF This list of terms has been compiled to assist in understanding various medical terms related to your care here. Amnionitis: Inflammation of amniotic membrane, usually due to infection and associated with prolonged rupture of membranes (more than 24 hours...