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Birthing Center & Maternity Services


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Expectant parents are supported by our 24-hour team of our board-certified obstetricians/gynecologists and our certified nurse midwives, who are advanced practice nurses specializing in obstetrics and gynecology at Porter Women's Health located in Middlebury, Vermont.

Options for your labor and birth

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Birthing ball
  • VBACs (vaginal birth after cesareans)
  • Birthing stool
  • Prenatal birthing classesbirthing center baby
  • Pain Medications Including Epidurals
  • Infant car seat
  • Kitchen for snacks
  • Lactation services
  • 24-hour rooming in
  • New parents support group
  • Sleeping accommodations for one support person
  • Non-certification infant CPR classes

Our Midwives and Obstetricians

Our physicians and nurse-midwives offer a gentle and safe approach to care, and will support you in making informed decisions throughout your pregnancy and post-partum period. Our care is centered upon the belief that pregnancy and childbirth are a normal physiological process and we believe that establishing a relationship built on trust is essential. We customize our care to provide you optimal maternity care even in the presence of risk-factors or complications.

Porter Women's Health is located in Middlebury, Vermont. Clients give birth at Porter Hospital's Birthing Center which utilizes the LDRP model of care. This means that women and their families stay in the same home like room they give birth in for their whole stay. Their aim is to provide skilled continuous labor support for clients seeking to avoid pain medication and those desiring epidural or other types of pain relief. They also collaborate with doulas, acupuncuturists, chiropractors, naturopathic doctors, physical therapists, and family practice providers..

Porter Women's Health is a is a team of experienced, board certified physicians and nurse-midwives providing pregnancy and post-partum care. They are a comprehensive women’s health practice, providing compassionate care for women in all of their phases of life.

  • Comprehensive prenatal care
  • Early pregnancy assessment
  • Medical complications of pregnancy
  • Obstetrical Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Labor support and Delivery at the family-centered Birthing Center
  • Post-partum care including lactation support, post-partum depression and family planning

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Continuity of care
And after the birth, the many Porter Physician Practices offer exceptional  pediatric  and family care providers throughout Addison County. See our Complete list of Porter Practices.

 Get started on your birth experience by calling us today at (802) 388-6326.

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