Welcome to The American Association of Birth Centers

We are excited to announce the release of National Birth Center Study II,  a landmark study published in the Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health which highlights the benefits for women who seek are at midwife-led birth centers. Read About It HERE.

We are a multi-disciplinary membership organization comprised of individuals and organizations who support the birth center concept. 

Birth Centers uphold the rights of healthy women and their families, in all communities, to birth their children in an environment which is safe, sensitive and cost effective with minimal intervention.

The Latest in Birth Center News

Conference News

AABC Launches State Chapters

October 6, 2014

Want to be able to get things done at the state level? Join us for a free webinar to learn about how you can start an AABC state chapter.  » READ MORE

Use Your Voice to Create Change at AABC Lobby Day

August 13, 2014

September 18, 2014 Do you want to share your excellent evidence-based prenatal outcomes with people that have the power to change the face of maternity care? Do you want birth centers to be taken seriously by the federal government and to be given the respect they deserve? Are you frustrated that your insurance contracts are inadequate? Then join AABC members on Thursday, September 18, 2014 for AABC Lobby Day.  » READ MORE

AABC News and Legislative Alerts

New AABC website launching soon!

March 31, 2015

AABC is launching a new website that creates a much more interactive experience for members!  » READ MORE

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