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A midwifery led birth center (MLBC) is a health care facility serving women through their life course, utilizing the wellbeing midwifery model of care, in a home like collaborative space, ensuring basic emergency maternal and neonatal level of care at birth.  It is integrated within the health care system, aligning level of care to optimal…

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The GoodBirth Network recognizes birth centers that are striving to provide quality care for mothers, newborns, families, and communities.  Global health organizations, including the World Health Organization, have established goals for safe births.  The only safety and quality standards specific for birth centers, however, are those developed for use in the United States by the…