Services and Facility

OUR SERVICES

WNC Birth Center offers high quality, safe, personalized midwifery care for women of all ages.

Maternity Care (Click here to enroll)

  1. Comprehensive prenatal care
  2. Basic laboratory services, ultrasounds, physician consultation and referrals as appropriate
  3. Labor/birth/postpartum attended by a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) and RN
  4. Drug-free pain relief such as hydrotherapy, massage & acupressure, continuous labor support, hypnosis
  5. Care and observation of the mother/newborn couplet for 6-12 hours after birth
  6. Breastfeeding advocacy and support
  7. Family contact with the birth center for the first two days after the birth
  8. Home visit by CNM or RN 24-48 hours after the birth
  9. Two and six-week postpartum visits and newborn checks by CNM
  10. Support for new parents; and 24-hour access to a CNM

Women's Health

Preventive and wellness care from adolescence through menopause, including: physicals, pap tests, diagnosis and treatment of common gyn infections and referrals as appropriate; Preconception counseling  and contraceptive/family planning services

Education and Support

  1. Women’s health concerns
  2. Teen health
  3. Nutrition counseling
  4. Pregnancy/childbirth classes
  5. Breastfeeding classes
  6. Newborn care
  7. Parenting
  8. Adjusting to fatherhood
  9. Free lending library of books and videos


 

OUR CENTER

  1. Less than 3 minutes from Mission Hospital in Asheville
  2. 6,700 square feet of floor space and 35+ parking spaces
  3. 3 Birth Suites each with large tub and private bath
  4. Family Room with kitchen
  5. Conference/classroom space
  6. Exam rooms
  7. Offices, staff lounge, reception, and laundry facilities
  8. Peaceful setting; private backyard with stream
  9. One or two spaces to lease to alternative health care providers

Links to WNC Birth Center Floor Plans

WNC Birth Center Full Floor Plan
WNC Birth Center Birthing Suites Floor Plan

WNC Birth Center
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