Babymoon Inn

A birth sanctuary tended by midwives

Personalized midwifery care in a freestanding

birth center.

Babymoon Inn birth center was born out of the passion of families who wanted to provide access to midwifery care in a freestanding, out-of-hospital setting.  Our birth center allows low-risk women to experience birth in a comfortable, home-like setting where natural birth is the focus.

 

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Full-scope Midwifery

We offer full-scope midwifery care including annual exams, family planning, testing for infections, and pregnancy testing for women throughout their life span..

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Prenatal Care

Our prenatal care program, which we refer to as enhanced prenatal care is based on the Midwives’ Model of Care that recognizes pregnancy and birth as normal life processes.

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Childbirth Education

Our classes teach parents birth practices that promote a safe and healthy birth for moms and babies.  Our educators provide evidence-based information so you can make the choices that are best for your family. 

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Water Birth

 Known as “the midwife’s epidural” water can be one of the best ways to manage pain during childbirth; reducing stress and promoting relaxation.  

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Shared Decision-Making

Shared decision-making is crucial to birth center care.  You and your midwife work together as a team, with your preferences and values. 

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Snacks

And of course….snacks.  You wouldn’t leave your mom’s house hungry, would you?  We feel the same way about visiting Babymoon Inn. 

Birth centers are safe.

Two national birth center studies of more than 30,000 planned birth center births uniformly reported outcomes equivalent or superior to those of comparable women giving birth in the hospital.

Birth centers are personalized.

We don’t believe in a cookie-cutter approach to care. What is right for one person isn’t necessarily right for someone else. At Babymoon, you play an active role in your care and are always a part of the decision-making process. Your appointments with a midwife will last 30-60 minutes so you have time to ask questions, feel heard, and establish trust with your care provider.

Birth centers are necessary.

Birth centers continuously have outcomes better than the national average, including a 6% Cesarean rate and a non-existent maternal death rate.  In the national birth center studies, 98% of women said they would choose birth center care again.

“”Babymoon treats birth like the rite of passage it is. You encourage families who come to you to be fully involved in their care and to become experts in the things that most other care providers leave mysterious – like breastfeeding, and the pros and cons of different birth interventions. It is truly holistic care and you make it FUN!

Allyson O.

My midwife cares about me and my family. Midwifery is her job. It pay the bills. She has caught hundreds of babies for hundreds of women in her lifetime. We were just another family. Just another mom and another baby on another August morning. Nothing remarkable, except another little life barging his way into the world.

And yet. There she is, rooting for us, cheering for us – genuinely, truly happy for us. For me. Quietly holding the space with immeasurable warmth. This is midwifery.”

Janae A.

Building Birth Centers and Community Support

Recently, we launched an Indiegogo campaign to help raise funds to support expansion to Tucson - a city of more than 500,000 people left without a freestanding birth center after the closure of the beloved El Rio Birth Center earlier this year. We heard and felt the...

Delaying the First Bath

Waiting to bathe babies after birth leads to better outcomes, according to an Illinois nurse conducting research on the subject. Unable to find significant research about the benefits of delaying the newborn bath, nurse Courtney Buss spent six months observing and...

Vitamin D in Pregnancy

With a growing (and sometimes overwhelming) checklist for a healthy pregnancy, here’s an easy one: Vitamin D supplementation! New research shows that taking Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy may help protect against asthma and other respiratory infections. The...

Eat Dates Around Your Date

As your pregnancy winds to an end and you find yourself stocking up on diapers, prepping your bag for the birth center, and finishing your childbirth education classes, there’s one other thing to remember… DATES! Hop in the car and head to a natural foods store...

Nurses and Cesarean Rate

With one out every three babies currently being born surgically in the United States, health care providers, researchers, and consumers are all beginning to question what can be done to lower the Cesarean rate and consequently the associated risks for moms and...

Women Catching Their Own Babies

A few months ago while retelling a birth story in my Lamaze class, I got to the part where “mom reached down and caught her baby,” and was met with giggles at the use of the term. We talk about about “catching babies,” pretty frequently around the birth center....

Undisturbed First Hour

We often use the term “undisturbed birth” to describe a birth free of interventions and other stress-inducing factors that disrupt the natural hormonal process that takes place in a physiologic birth. But as research shows, that period of minimal disturbance...

Happy Mother’s Day!

What determines risk factors in pregnancy? New research

If you’ve seen a Babymoon Inn staff member lately, you’ve probably noticed a shirt that reads, “Evidence-based care with a hug. #birthcenters.” As an accredited birth center, we have a long history of providing holistic and personalized care, but also care that...

‘I’m going to stop you there’ and other conversational comebacks to protect your pregnant soul – blog at The Spinoff

At some point during pregnancy, it’s inevitable that you will receive advice you didn’t ask for, a horror story you wish you could unhear, or a reminder that things aren’t going to get any easier once your baby arrives. I spoke with a pregnant woman who recently...

Papa Prep Hour

Papa Prep Hour - a class for dads, led by dads, begins in October at Babymoon Inn!

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(602) 314-7755

inquiries@babymooninn.com

219 E. Lexington Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85012