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Resources:

Centres our directors have visited and been inspired by in Europe and Canada

Amsterdam's Birth Hotel

Lucina Centre

Arbour Birth Center

Winnipeg Birth Centre

Toronto Birth Centre

'Happy Birthday' an article about the Toronto Birth Centre featured in Canadian Architect Magazine.

Ottawa Birth Centre

 

 

Evidence for Free Standing Birth Centres


1) New Study Shows US Midwife-Led Birth Centers Improve Outcomes and lower Health Care Costs http://www.midwife.org/NBCSII

2) Denmark Freestanding midwifery unit versus obstetric unit: a matched cohort study of outcomes in low-risk women
http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/1/2/e000262.full

3) UK Birth Place Study
http://www.bmj.com/content/343/bmj.d7400

4) Questions and Answers about UK Birth Place Study
http://www.nct.org.uk/sites/default/files/related_documents/NCT%20Birthplace%20QA%20fieldcodes%20removed%20-%20FINAL%208%20Dec%202011-1.pdf

5) Review of evidence about Birth Centres
https://www.npeu.ox.ac.uk/downloads/files/reports/Birth-Centre-Review.pdf