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The Midwife Group and Birth Center is the oldest midwifery based practice for women’s health in the State of Georgia.  The Birth Center provides the area’s only alternative to high tech and high intervention birth.  Babies have been born in to the caring hands of Certified Nurse Midwives for over 29 years.

Why Choose a Midwife?

Education and Experience:  Our Certified Nurse Midwives are graduates of accredited Nurse Midwifery programs.  They hold master’s degrees in nursing and midwifery and have a combined total of over 90 years of midwifery experience.  Each midwife is licensed in Georgia as an Advanced Practice Nurse and nationally Board Certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives. The Certified Nurse Midwives of the Midwife Group are all graduates of accredited nurse-midwifery programs. They all hold Master’s degrees in nursing and midwifery and have a combined total of over 80 years of midwifery experience.

Practice and Collaboration:  Our Nurse midwives practice full scope midwifery in collaboration with local OB/GYN Physicians.  The Birth Center has been in existence for 29 years and our midwives have had hospital privileges for over 16 years.

The Midwifery Model of Care:   The Midwifery Model of care is based upon the premise that birth is a social event and a normal part of a woman’s life.  Midwives see birth as a holistic process that can take place in familiar, comfortable surroundings such as a home or birth center where decision making is shared between the mother and her care givers