Phone: (541) 286-4030

Giving your baby the best possible start in life: Be a partner in your prenatal care, birth with confidence and safety, and have support and guidance postpartum

Pregnancy, birth, and postpartum are unique and individual experiences.

At Corvallis Birth & Wellness Center we are dedicated to providing the best prenatal, birth, and postpartum care to our clients.  Our services include:

  • Long prenatal visits with time for questions, sharing information, and forming relationships with your midwives
  • Birth in our spacious birth suites attended by at least two of our certified and licensed midwives
  • Freedom to move freely, eat, and drink during labor
  • Birth on land or in water – your choice. All of our birth suites feature queen size beds and spacious built-in birthing tubs
  • Postpartum home and office visits for you and your baby. Postpartum care is part of what makes care at our birth center so special
  • Lactation support and consultations
  • A complete lending library with resources on topics from conception to early childhood, nutrition, and self-care
  • Online resources including childbirth, postpartum and lactation classes

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Everything you and your baby need

We partner with you and your family for a personalized birth experience

  • Freedom to move in labor
  • Water for labor or for birth – hydrotherapy is a wonderful tool in labor
  • Skilled support from your midwives
  • Support from your team – loved ones and doulas are always welcome
  • All emergency equipment is readily available if needed, and transfer to the hospital is fast if required (we are within a 10 minute drive to the hospital)

Routine Pregnancy Care

  • Free “meet the midwife” visit before starting care
    • This is a chance to look around, ask questions, and learn about our care by talking to one of our midwives
  • Routine prenatal visits – individualized and generally 30-60 minutes long depending on needs
  • Time to ask questions, share information, and become comfortable and familiar with your midwives and the environment where you will give birth
  • Detailed nutrition history and assessment, nutrition suggestions/ideas
  • Live online childbirth classes, as well as postpartum wellness and breastfeeding classes.  These classes are free of charge for all our clients and at minimal cost to those not receiving care at our center. Pre-recorded versions are available for those that are unable to attend live.

Additional Services (billed separately)

  • Initial confirmation of pregnancy visit –
    • Review of history and physical exam
    • Early ultrasound for pregnancy dating/viability
  • Labs, which can be drawn in-house
    • Routine prenatal blood work
    • NIPT (Non-invasive prenatal testing – fetal DNA from maternal blood testing) if desired
  • Any additional testing such as fetal movement testing, amniotic fluid index (ultrasound) if concerns arise
  • Any visits which are outside routine care for problems or complications

Birth Services: What to expect at the Birth Center

  • Labor and give birth in one of our three lovely birthing suites. You can pre-select which room you desire for birth and use that room if it is available
  • Bring your own pictures or any special decorations to make the suite your own
  • Freedom to move about in the suite and utilize any of the vast array of birthing supplies available to you
  • Walk outside on our landscaped path, or in the lovely adjacent neighborhood as desired
  • Lovely birthing tubs in each birthing suite for labor and/or birth with unending hot water
  • Labor support
  • Family involvement as you choose
  • Our kitchen is available for your use and stocked with high energy snacks and hydrating juice and coconut water for you and your support team
  • Minimal intervention – no continuous fetal monitoring occurs in a birth center
  • Safe intermittent monitoring of your baby’s well-being
  • Immediate contact – skin to skin- with your baby is the norm and is encouraged and supported
  • Delayed umbilical cord clamping
  • Immediate breastfeeding support and assistance


  • You can leave the birth center when you are ready and stable – generally, a minimum stay of 4 hours is anticipated, with an average stay of 6-8 hours after birth
  • Wonderful food is provided to you and your partner or primary support person – high protein, nutritious and delicious – following your birth. We love to feed our families!
  • Breastfeeding support during your stay and after
  • Postpartum visits
    • Home visits 24-48 hrs after birth, and 3-4 days after birth; more visits if needed.
    • Office visit at 2 weeks
    • Office visit at 6 weeks for close of care
  • Additional specialized lactation support if needed with our own Debbie Alba, CNM IBCLC –she also accepts appointments with babies not born at our center
  • Initial newborn assessment/exam at birth
  • All required newborn procedures offered
  • Newborn well-child visits through the first 2 weeks including all newborn care, exams, screening tests, and lactation support.
    • Additional newborn care and support provided as needed
  • Newborn hearing screens
    • We are part of the state of Oregon hearing testing program and offer hearing testing for all babies born at the center
    • Hearing testing is also available for other babies in the community at a nominal cash fee.