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Welcome to the New AABC Website
Welcome to the New AABC Website

Welcome to our new website! We have a brand new look and updated technology in an effort to better serve all our members. We hope that you'll enjoy it as much as we do. In order to get the most out of your member experience, you will need to create a new login. Your previous username and password... Continue Reading

11/15/2022


Join an AABC Committee
Join an AABC Committee

Application deadline extended to November 28th - Serve on an AABC committee in 2023 AABC's diverse member volunteers are the strength of our organization. AABC has a small staff; and it is because of our volunteer members that we are able to accomplish so much. Continue Reading

by Kate Bauer
11/14/2022


AABC Statement on Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization
AABC Statement on Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization

The American Association of Birth Centers is both saddened and frustrated with the recent Supreme Court ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson which overturns the historic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. Continue Reading

07/1/2022


BABIES Act Introduced in 117th Congress
BABIES Act Introduced in 117th Congress

The American Association of Birth Centers is pleased to announce the introduction of the BABIES Act in the 117th Congress. Continue Reading

by Kate Bauer
05/26/2021


AABC Statement on Neonatal Mortality in Birth Centers
AABC Statement on Neonatal Mortality in Birth Centers

The American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) is aware of recent research presented at the 2021 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Clinical and Scientific Meeting, reporting safety concerns for consumers receiving care at freestanding birth centers. The research is not... Continue Reading

by Kate Bauer
05/7/2021


AABC Statement on Racial Justice
AABC Statement on Racial Justice

AABC stands in solidarity with all who are working to effect change at the community, state, and national levels. Recent events are drawing national attention to the urgent need to address systemic racism and its impact on people in our country. Continue Reading

by Kate Bauer
06/3/2020


AABC and CABC Lead Initiative for Solutions During Crisis
AABC and CABC Lead Initiative for Solutions During Crisis

The American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) and the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers (CABC) are leading an initiative to help systems address surge capacity and improve safety by diverting low-risk, pregnant patients to temporary Auxiliary Maternity Units. Continue Reading

by Kate Bauer
04/8/2020


Freestanding Birth Centers Offer Options During COVID-19 Pandemic
Freestanding Birth Centers Offer Options During COVID-19 Pandemic

With hospitals at risk of reaching capacity due to COVID-19 admissions, freestanding birth centers can help to provide care for lower risk pregnancy and birth. Continue Reading

by Kate Bauer
03/19/2020


AABC Birth Center Care Wins Health Value Award
AABC Birth Center Care Wins Health Value Award

AABC was among an elite group of 30 companies and individuals recognized for leading innovative changes in healthcare. Continue Reading

by Kate Bauer
06/1/2019


New Government Report Recommends Birth Center Care
New Government Report Recommends Birth Center Care

A new report from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), a branch of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), demonstrates birth center care has a larger potential impact on the reduction of preterm birth risk than any other recent medical or public health intervention. Continue Reading

by Kate Bauer
11/9/2018