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Prepare for a Safe, Natural Birth at a Miami Birthing Center

Dec 21, 2023

Birth is a beautiful, natural process that can take many shapes and forms. For some women, delivering out-of-hospital is an empowering choice that allows freedom, flexibility, and control. While some moms-to-be are most comfortable delivering their babies in the comfort of their own homes, others may find more comfort in giving birth in a freestanding birth center. These centers are typically staffed by teams of midwives and doulas and offer a calming, at-your-own-pace experience. If you are contemplating an out-of-hospital birth, check out a Miami birthing center!

Have The Delivery You Dream Of With A Miami Birthing Center

Magnolia Birth House

16821 NE 6TH Avenue

North Miami Beach, Florida, 33162

Magnolia Birth House is Miami’s first and only community-founded natural birthing center. They were created to help expectant families welcome their new babies in a joyous birth experience rather than one rooted in fear and uncertainty. The midwives at Magnolia Birth House are experienced and knowledgeable, offering a calming and reassuring presence throughout a low-intervention birth. The Birth Center itself is a beautiful, bright, and colorful facility with spacious birthing suites and comforting tools and decor. 

A mom to be stands on a beach laughing as her husband leans in for a kiss

Hollywood Birth Center

2316 Hollywood Blvd

Hollywood, FL 33020

Hollywood Birth Center has been helping Miami families welcome their babies since 1993. Each luxurious birthing suite has a full-size bed and spacious soak-in tubs to use throughout labor and delivery. You’ll also have access to aromatherapy, massage tools, birthing balls, and chairs to use as you see fit. Hollywood Birth Center is home to four licensed midwives and a team of birth assistants, all of whom are ready to help your baby make their grand entrance into the world! 

Miami Maternity Center

140 NE 119 Street

Miami Fl. 33161

Since 1995, Miami Maternity Center has been a quiet respite for women looking for an out-of-hospital birth experience. Their spacious birth suites are neat and clean and are decorated with classic South Florida aesthetic vibes. Large Jacuzzi tubs provide extra comfort for laboring women, as well as acres of property are ideal for walking throughout labor – there’s even a playground to keep siblings who may be attending the birth (or appointments) entertained!  

A mom to be walks down a beach holding hands with her husband after visiting a miami birthing center

Holistic South Pregnancy + Birth Center

9275 SW 152nd Street, 1st floor

Miami, FL 33157

When you give birth at Holistic South Pregnancy + Birth Center, you’ll be supported by a Miami team composed of a doula, a registered nurse, a nurse practitioner, and a midwife or OB/GYN. They offer two spacious – yet totally private – birthing suites that give you and your family all the privacy you need. It’s also conveniently located directly across from a hospital in case emergency care is needed (or just for peace of mind.) Plus, there are parks and restaurants nearby to keep you active and fed throughout labor, should that feel right to you!

Natural BirthWorks

513 Melaleuca Drive

Margate, FL 33063

Two fantastic midwives, Gelena Hinkley and Sandra Lobaina own and operate Natural BirthWorks. Together with their team of birth assistants, they offer comprehensive prenatal care and birth support at their beautiful birth center. Their birthing suites are serenely decorated for a soothing, calming experience and include large freestanding tubs. Natural BirthWorks also offers doula services, placenta encapsulation, prenatal and childbirth classes, and lactation consultation. 

Miami Birthing Center

A Miami birthing center makes a wonderful, supportive place to go through childbirth. Check out their website and see photos of their facilities for yourself. If you see one you like, then schedule a tour or a consultation and see if they are the right fit for you!

While we’re on the topic, have you booked your newborn pictures yet? If not, then let’s chat! I’m a Miami photographer as well as a mother myself. So I know how precious those first few months are, and I want to make sure you can treasure them forever! I focus on taking lifestyle pictures that offer genuine images of your day-to-day life. From maternity pictures to family portraits, I do it all! Contact me so I can tell you more about what sets my process apart.


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