Del Mar Birth Center

I am very excited to bring you another Birth Center Project feature. To learn about my project, click here.

Stars align, people’s paths cross, and things happen…for a reason.

I was in search of my next birth center to feature. I had just attended the Improving Birth rally against the ban on breech birth where I saw various professionals from the birth world, but because of the craziness of the rally, I didn’t get the opportunity to talk to any of them. Not too long after the rally, I attended a discussion panel put on at Bini Birth. It was at this discussion panel that I was able to speak to Dr. Elliot Berlin—who is an incredible human being and knows a lot of people.

I was on Facebook a few days after speaking to Dr. Berlin when I noticed that he had posted something about Del Mar Birth Center. The words “birth center” alone caught my attention. I piggybacked on his post letting him, them, anyone who would answer know that I was interested in visiting, and guess what? It happened!

I really enjoyed spending time at Del Mar Birth Center. It was an extra special treat to have visited the birth center during a mom and baby support group. There were moms, there were babies, midwives, and other staff. I was in birth heaven (and I even felt a tiny bit of baby fever). Amidst all the chaos—because of the positively engaged people—there was harmony and peace in the space. The midwives were catching up, the moms were chatting away, the babies were nursing peacefully, all while the administrator called out to remind moms of their upcoming appointments.

Thank you Margo for opening your space and your heart to me and to the world.

I am so grateful for the opportunity to bring you another birth center feature. Without further ado, here is the interview with Margo and my pictures of the facility.

LNBN #1: Are you an accredited birth center?
Margo: Yes, and we are also a member of the AABC, American Association of Birth Centers. 

LNBN #2: How long has your birth center been in practice?
Margo: Three years.

LNBN #3: What is your birth center’s fee and what services does it include?
Margo: The fee is $6,950 and it includes all of a client’s prenatal care, birth care, and postpartum care. We usually start prenatal care at ten weeks. We see clients once a month until the seventh month, then it goes to twice a month, and then at 36 weeks, we do a birth conference which tends to last about an hour. During this birth conference, we talk about birth preferences, newborn care, what they want and what they don’t want after the birth. We show them the rooms again and they pick their first and second choice. We show them where to park and other little details of that sort. After that, we see them every week until they have their baby.

In labor, they come in during active labor—usually between five and six centimeters—and they stay here throughout labor. I would say that the average immediate postpartum stay is about three to four hours, but they can stay up to six hours. They can stay more than six hours, they just have to pay an extra fee for the nurse.

We have registered nurses for all the births. The midwife comes in during labor, and then as the mom gets close to the birth, the registered nurse comes in. After the birth, the midwife will confirm the stability of the mom and then go home. The registered nurse stays until the mom is ready to go home, so the nurse is actually the one who discharges the mom and baby.

Postpartum—one of the registered nurses does a home visit between 24 and 48 hours after the birth to evaluate the mom and the baby. The nurse also does the screening test for the cardiac part and also the newborn metabolic screening, if the mom wants to do that.

Somebody from the birth center calls the mom every day the first week just to check in and make sure everything is going well. Then mom and baby come back to the center for an hour visit at two weeks and six weeks postpartum. The six week appointment is their last one.

There are three classes also included in the fee: a nutrition class (we try to get mom to take this class as early as possible), an early home care class, and a breastfeeding class.

LNBN #4: Do you offer discounts?
Margo: If you come in after 28 weeks, we give a $400 discount. We do this because I don’t want to incentivize people to come in late. I don’t want to encourage people to come at the last minute for a price break because how they get their prenatal care is greatly going to impact their outcome. I want to incentivize people to come in earlier.

LNBN #5: Do you have a sliding scale?
Margo: No.

LNBN #6: Does your birth center participate in insurance plans?
Margo: No, but we are out-of-network.

We have contracted with a third-party biller. There’s two things the client can utilize this biller for. One, if the client pays $25, the third-party biller can check their medical benefits to give them an approximate of what they’d be reimbursed. Two, the client can pay $100 to have the biller do their full billing, and this includes electronically submitting the first bill after the birth and another bill for the baby six weeks later. With option two, the biller would also do all of the follow up and the appeals for the client.

LNBN #7: What community does your birth center service?
Margo: I would say most of our clientele are from Pasadena, South Pasadena, Eagle Rock, Downtown Los Angeles, but we’ve had people come as far as Big Bear.

LNBN #8: Where is the closest hospital?
Margo: Huntington Hospital is 1.4 miles away. The fire department is a block away.

LNBN: Have you every used the fire department?
Margo:  Oh yeah. Their response is pretty immediate.

When the fire department found out that we were building a birth center here, they made all the firefighters go through neonatal resuscitation, which was fantastic!

LNBN #9: What services are offered at your birth center? Do you offer childbirth classes onsite or are there classes you recommend?
Margo: We offer birth. I think birth is our primary focus. We also do well-women care, so we do women’s annual exams and we also do contraceptive care. If someone wants an IUD, they can come and get it here.

We do offer two series of childbirth classes, but they are not our classes. We let the teachers use the space and they teach their classes here. The two that we have now are Two Doulas Birth and Embodica. We’re looking at adding hypno-birthing to the mix because a lot of people are interested in that. We also have a huge referral list that has other childbirth class options.

LNBN #10: Other than English, are there any other languages that the services are provided in?
Margo: Three of the midwives and our medical receptionist know Spanish.

LNBN #11: What type of providers administer care at your birth center?
Margo: We have six midwives—five of them are certified nurse-midwives and one is a licensed midwife—and we have one medical assistant.

LNBN #12: Do you work with student-midwives? If yes, do clients see you, the student-midwife, or both?
Margo: Both. We do have students; however, I only allow one student at a time because I don’t want this to be student-driven. I believe in having students because no one’s teaching this model, and if we don’t teach it to the students, then it will be lost. We want to maintain the model of midwifery care, so that’s why we will have students here, but we are very picky about who we take.

LNBN #13: Can you give me a short back story on your birth center? What inspired it?
Margo: I was doing home births before I opened the birth center. I would always get phone calls for birth centers and the only birth center then was the one in Whittier and the one in Venice.

Delia (our administrative director) and her husband and I are the owners of the birth center. I first met Delia when I was working as a midwife at California Hospital. She was a nurse there. I was her midwife for two children, and we just kept in contact after that. I don’t know how we ever got on the subject, but we decided to open a birth center and we wanted to do it in our neighborhood. It took five years before it happened.

I really wanted to have the option of a birth center because not everybody’s ready for a home birth and not everybody wants a hospital birth. There was no middle ground here, so we created that middle ground.

LNBN #14: What is the birth center’s philosophy of care/mission statement?
Margo: I think it’s that women, if given the chance and guidance, can deliver a baby just fine, and to support that. To me nothing is more important than a birth. I think birth impacts the rest of a person’s life, for the mom and the baby. I think helping people realize this and giving them the best care possible throughout their journey is the best we can do.

I remember delivering my child thinking, “Man, if I could do that, I could do anything!” It left me feeling that way going into parenting. Parenting is tough! The birth is the easy part of this whole process, and going into parenthood with that knowledge about myself was really helpful. It’s really nice to help provide that knowledge to other people.

LNBN #15: Is there anything you’d like to add about your birth center? Is there anything that sets you aside from other birth centers?
Margo: I think our midwives are really special. We have three senior midwives and all of us have worked in hospitals, which I think gives us a whole different appreciation and knowledge. When you see volume, normal and abnormal easily stands out. Not having the volume makes it more difficult to see the abnormal stuff. Only seeing normal makes it challenging to know how to quickly and safely respond to the abnormal.

Our senior midwives not only have the hospital experience, but are also very committed to out-of-hospital. Callie and I had home birth practices, and Sarah developed a birth center in Haiti. Our younger midwives—Jenn, our newest hire, worked at Simona’s birth center for a minute, then came here, and she just got a job at California Hospital. Shayna has only been here and is strongly committed to out-of-hospital. Hayley is our licensed midwife, she has been with me for about five years. Hayley started her apprenticeship program with me when we were doing home births. She then moved into the center with us where she had the benefit of working with three different midwives, which allowed her to see different ways of handling things. Her focus is out-of-hospital.

LNBN #16: What is your favorite area of the birth center and why?
Margo: I like the kitchen. Everybody congregates there. I like sitting in the kitchen because I can see people as they come in and out with the visits. The lobby is also nice because that’s where a lot of the stuff happens.

Thank you Margo!

Now, let me walk you through the birth center Big Nugget style…


Thank you so much for visiting with me! I hope you enjoyed and learned something new. If you have any comments, questions, or thoughts, I encourage you to share them with me.

Cheers to Del Mar Birth Center!


PUSH Midwifery

I am very excited to bring you another Birth Center Project feature. To learn about my project, click here.

I’m going to be very honest, this birth center feature was difficult. Not only am I super biased (you’ll notice that I just chose to embrace this) about PUSH MidwiferyZ Nugget was born here and Robyn (midwife and owner) caught both of my babies—but I had also written about PUSH Midwifery two years ago. I wrote about this birth center before my project became what it is now. PUSH Midwifery was the first birth center that unknowingly gave life to this adventure of mine where I visit, explore, and talk to the midwives of these gems.

Part of the difficulty, I found, came from the pictures I took two years ago; they inhibited my ability to creatively find “new” beauty in PUSH. I decided to embrace the challenge, and in doing so I realized that I didn’t have to find “new” beauty because, like with pregnant mommas, the beauty never goes away, it just gracefully transitions according to life. You’ll see that there are similar images to my first post, but in allowing myself to simply photograph PUSH once again, I came to understand that I still find beauty in those things, in those small details, and there is nothing wrong with that. If anything, I feel like it makes me more genuine.  I considered using some of the same pictures from my first visit in this post; however, I felt like that would be cheating you and my project out of updated images from one of my favorite places in my world. PUSH Midwifery holds a very special piece of my heart. It is my honor to present to you some details and pictures of PUSH Midwifery.

Thank you, Robyn. Thank you for being so caring, down-to-earth, and just all around kick-ass!

LNBN #1: What is your birth center’s fee and what services does it include?
Robyn: The fee for the birth center is $5800. It includes all of your prenatal care, your birth, and your visits up to six weeks after. The cost for homebirth and the birth center are exactly the same.

LNBN #2: Do you offer discounts? Do you have a sliding scale?
Robyn: Yes.

LNBN #3: Does your birth center participate in insurance plans?
Robyn: We are what’s known as “out-of-network”. We submit a claim to insurance and our clients are reimbursed a portion of whatever their insurance benefits would be.

LNBN #4: What community does your birth center service?
Robyn: We service Ventura County and some of Los Angeles, so some of the Valley area: Woodland Hills, Tarzana, Chatsworth, West Hills, Malibu, Thousand Oaks, Westlake, Agoura, Simi Valley, and some parts of Camarillo and Moorpark.

LNBN #5: Where is the closest hospital?
Robyn: Los Robles which is 3.3 miles away.

LNBN #6: What services are offered at your birth center?
Robyn: We offer on-site childbirth classes. For those families that want to do Bradley Birth, hypnotherapy, or hypnobirthing, then we refer out to instructors that do those. We have IBCLC’s that work with us for lactation. We offer a breastfeeding class. We offer infant CPR. We offer momma support groups and new baby classes.

LNBN #7: Are a lot of those held here at the birth center?
Robyn: All of them are held here. The ones we refer out for are any specialty method that is not the general “out-of-hospital birth” such as Hypnobirthing or the Bradley Birth method.

LNBN #8: Other than English, are there any other languages that the services are provided in?
Robyn: I’m in the process of learning Spanish, but…I suck! Well, I’m learning.

LNBN #9: Does your birth center provide well-woman services?
Robyn: Yes.

LNBN #10: What type of providers administer care at your birth center?
Robyn: Licensed midwives.

LNBN #11: Do you work with student-midwives? If yes, do clients see you, the student-midwife, or both?
Robyn: I don’t work with student-midwives, and people that assist me are normally not met ahead of time.

LNBN #12: Can you give me a short back story on your birth center? What inspired it?
Robyn: I think the only inspiration I had in wanting to open a birth center was to offer more options. Those of us involved—or that have knowledge about out-of-hospital birth—know that home birth and using a birth center, the quality of care is identical. Typically, you’re no more safer at a birth center unless maybe you happen to live in a remote area. I have some families in Ojai and Malibu that feel safer birthing here because they are 3.3 miles away from the hospital rather than not having a hospital with a NICU nearby or whatnot. By having the birth center, I maximize the potential for business in the sense that if someone specifically wants a facility, then I have that to offer versus just doing home births. Also, some insurances will only reimburse for a facility. For example, if you have Aetna, Aetna will reimburse for a birth center birth, but not for a home birth. So, if you’re somebody that wants an out-of-hospital birth, you may just seek a birth center for insurance reimbursement.

LNBN #13: What is the birth center’s philosophy of care/mission statement?
Robyn: I want my birth center to be comfortable for women and families. I want people to feel safe here. I want people to feel heard here. I want people to feel that this is a reliable source of support in whatever factor. It’s not only about the birth experience, it’s about the connection that you have with your provider. I came to this conclusion based upon my own experience with my own midwives. I became a midwife because of the relationship that I had with my midwife, and what I recognized out of that was that the connection that I had with her was very dear for me and very very important in my life during such a huge change. Until you’re going through it, you don’t recognize that starting your family is a huge adjustment individually, maritally, with your partner, with your family, with your work, with your identity as a woman. Being able to connect with other women that had gone through that, meaning they were mothers themselves, was simply another support system that wasn’t my mom or my bestie, but somebody from the outside that was going to see me and was seeing me at very vulnerable stages of my life. We’re complicated human beings, women, and women on women support is rare. We know that.

I always say to everybody that I can’t guarantee that you’re going to have a magical birth because I’m not in control of that, but you will be informed. You will be supported. You will be cared for. You will be honored. You will be respected. Sometimes, if that’s all we can get, that means more than the actual birth experience itself. So, my goal was just that, to make sure that this was a place to come where you could talk, you could feel heard, you could feel supported, and still have those feelings if you were dealing with the disappointment of a birth that did not go as planned. We’re part therapist. We’re part OB. We’re part midwife. We’re part friend. We’re all women.

LNBN #14: Is there anything you’d like to add about your birth center? Is there anything that sets you aside from other birth centers?
Robyn: No…I don’t think so. I hesitate because I think that it’s easy to get into a business model that says I want to offer and do the best. I think in business that makes sense. You’re not going to be successful in business unless you stand out. You’re not going to be successful in business unless you think of how to make your business the place where people want to be instead of. The “instead of” for me, they’re my competitors, but they’re still my sisters. For all the birth centers that we have in this area, whether it’s Ventura, Los Angeles, Pasadena, Silverlake, or Valencia, I want those birth centers to all do well. I want my midwives to know that they can count on me. I want to know that I can count on them. I tend to just say, “Look, this is what I can offer. Other midwives in this area are great and they have their own sense of offering what that may be,” and it’s up to the clients to make a decision where they feel they can get the most. I’d rather that that be self-exploratory than me handing them a list of things that I can give them. Essentially, that would be me saying that this is why I’m better than everyone else. I’m just myself. I’m just who I am. We all have the same license. Some of us have a few more initials behind our names. I don’t consider myself a better midwife than other midwives. I’d like to think that we are all doing the best we can to do the best we can. I try to keep myself trying to make my birth center the best for me and for the people who think that it’s the best, rather than trying to talk anybody into thinking it’s the best. I want people to walk in here and feel that it’s the best because they decided that, not because I gave them reasons for that.

I don’t like to sell my birth center. I like to invite everybody and say come in and hear about birth. Come in and have a look around then go look at your other options. Go meet other midwives. Go to the hospital. If this sticks with you, I didn’t make that happen for you, and that’s where I feel comfortable operating.

LNBN #15: What is your favorite area of the birth center and why?
Robyn: My favorite part of the birth center is the wall of encouragement. The signs and notes left behind for others. The first quote was given to me after a birth. The mama wanted to leave me with something that showed how grateful she was for her time here, and her experience. Sometimes the quotes are things I’ve said to women in labor. Some are the feelings they were left with after birth. Some are bible verses that brought them comfort while laboring. I know who owns each and everyone of them, and no experience has been forgotten. Sometimes they come months after our time together has ended, in the mail, unmarked. Every woman who spends time here makes a difference in my life. I love them.

I appreciate you, Robyn!

Now, let me walk you through the birth center Big Nugget style…


Thank you so much for visiting with me! I hope you enjoyed and learned something new. If you have any comments, questions, or thoughts, I encourage you to share them with me.

Cheers to PUSH Midwifery!

Natural Birth Center & Women’s Wellness

I am very excited to bring you another Birth Center Project feature. To learn about my project, click here.

The universe works in funny ways. I believe that the universe introduces and, at times, intertwines your life to the life of others at different points for different reasons. I believe these reasons are meaningful. Let me explain. Let us revisit the year 2012 when I was pregnant with Little Nugget. During this pregnancy, I made the decision to have my baby at a birth center (more of a backstory can be found in the intro of the Ventura Birth Center feature). In researching birth centers “close” to me, I found two at that time and they were both about an hour away. One was in Whittier and the other was in Ventura. I called and spoke to both midwives. Because of my unfamiliarity with Whittier (the foreign can be intimidating, plus I was pregnant with my first!), I decided to birth in Ventura (which I was familiar with).

I thought that the call I had made was going to be the only time my path would cross Simona’s—head mifwife at Natural Birth Center & Women’s Wellness, NBC&WW, the birth center in Whittier. To my surprise, it wasn’t. 2012 just wasn’t our time for our paths to intertwine.

Recently, when I reached out to NBC&WW in Los Angeles to see if I could feature them, I didn’t think about it being connected to the Whittier location. To my pleasant surprise, it was. Almost four years later, I met Simona, the midwife I had briefly spoken to during my first pregnancy.

Thank you Simona for opening your Los Angeles facility to me, and for sitting with me to learn about my project.

LNBN #1: Are you a state certified birth center? Are you a member of the AABC, American Association of Birth Centers?
Simona: Yes, we are members of the AABC and both of our centers are accredited birth centers through CABC, the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers.

LNBN #2: How long has your birth center been in practice?
Simona: Natural Birth Center & Women’s Wellness started about 12 years ago in Whittier, CA. Later, we opened our Los Angeles location. It has been such a blessing to have been able to serve our community and women for so long. Midwifery care is so limited in our area and it truly is a beautiful thing to be able to serve so many mamas and families over the years.

LNBN #3: What is your birth center’s fee and what services does it include?
Simona: We have several different all-inclusive packages to fit each family’s individual needs. All of our packages include prenatal care, a birth at the location or suite of your choice, postpartum care, free classes, and our staff available to our clients 24 hours/7 days a week/ 365 days a year! We not only do birth center births, but we also do homebirths and natural hospital births. We are one of the only birth centers in all of southern California that has a midwife with hospital privileges. Prices vary depending on several factors like where a mother is looking to give birth so the best way to get an exact quote is to schedule a free orientation with a midwife or representative, so we may find out the mothers needs and wants and be able to calculate a price. We really strive to bring affordable health care to all families, so there are numerous discounts and payment plans available to help make each family’s dreams of a natural birth possible.

LNBN #4: Does your birth center participate in insurance plans?
Simona: We do work with and accept insurance plans. At both locations we work with all PPO, HMO, and EPO insurances.

LNBN #5: What community does your birth center service?
Simona: Where do we not service is the real question. Ha! With two locations, families come from all over southern California for our unique and personalized care. We service all of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County; Marina Del Ray, Santa Monica, Venice, El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa, Silver lake, Echo Park, Beverly hills, Los Feliz, Hollywood, Culver City, Whittier, Hacienda, Fullerton, Anaheim, Pico Rivera, Cypress, Sherman Oaks, Burbank, Van Nuys, Encino, and the list goes on and on.

We’ve had families from as far as Big Bear and Palm Springs. Whether you’re looking to have a homebirth, birth center birth, or natural hospital birth; many families find distance is the least of their worries when investing in the best care and their dream birth. Where there is a will, there is a way!

LNBN #6: Where is the closest hospital?
Simona: Both of our birth centers are conveniently located near major hospitals. Our Los Angeles birth center is 0.4 miles (less than 1 mile!) from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and our Whittier birth center is located exactly 207 ft (literally across the street) from Whittier Hospital Medical Center. The greatest things about our birth center location is we have privileges at Whittier Hospital Medical Center so in case of a transfer I go with you to the hospital and continue your care there as your primary provider! Meaning, I can deliver your baby at the hospital and care for your family in an alternative setting. Also, at Cedars-Sinai we have wonderful collaborating OB/GYNs we work with directly that honor our natural birth philosophy and respect our patients.

LNBN #7: What services are offered at your birth center?
Simona: We offer Breastfeeding Classes, Newborn care, Childbirth Preparation, and Hypnobirthing the Mongan Method. We also have an extensive list of referrals for other classes hosted outside our birth centers.

LNBN #8: Other than English, are there any other languages that the services are provided in?
Simona: Yes! Currently we have staff that speak Spanish, Romanian, Russian, and Armenian.

LNBN #9: Does your birth center provide well-woman services?
Simona: Of course! We provide all well-women services as well as homeopathy consultations, family planning consultations, pre-conception consultations, IUI’s intra-uterine inseminations, ICI’s intra-cervical inseminations, IUD insertions and removals, Depo Shots, Pap Smears, and more!

LNBN #10: What type of providers administer care at your birth center? 
Simona: Currently, we have all certified nurse midwives (CNM). CNMs are a great option because they provide a fantastic safety net in case of emergencies or complications. Many CNMs are also nurse practitioners (NP) and can provide a wide range of services that allow us to care for you more extensively rather than transfer you to a hospital or another provider. It really puts families at ease to know CNMs believe in natural holistic care and the power of a woman’s body to function normally and organically just as it was made, but also have the knowledge and skill set to care for a women and baby if anything deviates from the norm.

LNBN #11: Do you work with student-midwives?
Simona: We do typically have 1 or 2 CNM/NP or Doctorate NP graduate student-midwives a year that are already Registered Nurses working at our local hospitals in a department that treats women or children. We only pick the most kind-hearted and skilled graduate nurses to work with us. The great thing about our graduate CNMs are they are already experienced nurses in and out of the hospital setting. Many of them have worked as doulas, midwife birth assistants, childbirth educators, lactation consultants, at birth centers and homebirths, in the NICU, and L&D before coming to us. If the families are comfortable, the student nurse midwives will join our primary midwives during the appointments and form bonds and loving relationships with our families before they give birth.

LNBN #12: Can you give me a short back story on your birth center? What inspired it?
Simona: After over 20 years working as a midwife and nurse in a hospital setting, I was able to fulfill my dream of offering women in the Los Angeles area and beyond the option of natural and safe out of hospital births. Since I first opened NBC&WW, hundreds of healthy and naturally birthed babies have been brought into this world. The birth center is an extension of my vision to provide women and their families the option of safe, natural, and empowered births.

It is important to know and understand a “Natural Birth” can happen anywhere. A natural birth experience isn’t reserved for those who solo birth in the forest unmedicated. A natural birth can happen wherever. Even in a hospital, even during a C-section. The natural birth experience I offer to my families is all about being empowered in whatever birth setting you choose. It is most important your voice is heard and your wishes and desires are met with a compassionate ear. My focus is on making sure your birth experience is about you and your family, how you envision it. Personalization and individualized care however you see it, is my priority. There is no greater love, than the love I have for the bond I share with each family I’ve gotten to connect with as a midwife.

LNBN #13: What is the birth center’s philosophy of care/mission statement?
Simona: Here at Natural Birth Center and Women’s Wellness, we believe that every woman has the innate wisdom, power and sensibility to birth her baby naturally. Birthing naturally empowers women and transforms families. Our midwives and birth team trust in your strengths and wisdom as a woman and soon to be mother to create your own transformational dream birth. Birth is the manifestation of love and is a time for rejoicing. Although countless births have occurred since the beginning of time, every birth is unique and is an incredibly powerful moment. I believe that the first precious moments can be achieved naturally, with minimal or no interference, safely.

I established my birth centers to provide empowering and personalized care. Our care is rooted in believing in the powers of the female body and avoiding the culture of birth fear. This foundation allows your birth to be achieved as nature intended: naturally and joyously.

LNBN #14: Is there anything you’d like to add about your birth center? Is there anything that sets you aside from other birth centers?
Simona: First, Natural Birth Center & Women’s Wellness has two accredited birth centers in Los Angeles County. You’ll find NBC&WW’s atmosphere resembles that of an upscale spa or luxury boutique hotel with the warmth and coziness of home. The staff, services, and care provided at NBC&WW is unparalleled. Our team works hard to ensure your wishes and desires for a natural birth are met. We understand that your pregnancy, labor, and delivery are about YOU, and want nothing more than to make sure you have the beautiful caring experience you’re seeking! Natural Birth Center is known for our top notch facility and staff that’s unmatched by others. We are here for you; every step of the way. Every woman here at NBC&WW works together to support and empower you as a mother and is there to guide you as your family grows.  As we all know too well, it takes a village!

LNBN #15: What is your favorite area of the birth center and why?
Simona: My favorite areas are the birth suites. It’s like my personal sanctuary where miracles happen.

Thank you Simona!

Now, let me walk you through the birth center Big Nugget style…


Thank you so much for visiting with me! I hope you enjoyed and learned something new. If you have any comments, questions, or thoughts, I encourage you to share them with me.

Cheers to NBC&WW!