Definition of birthing center in English:
A medical facility, specializing in childbirth, that is less restrictive and more homelike than a hospital.
- Second, birthing centers and hospitals should strive to meet the criteria of the BFHI and create a setting that is conducive to breastfeeding.
- Many lactation consultants run support groups for breastfeeding mothers, as do some hospitals and almost all birthing centers.
- They, along with other maternity care providers, should be knowledgeable about and supportive of a range of pain management options in their hospitals, birthing centers, and communities.