Home birth and Birth Center Options Available
Nampa Midwifery© is independently owned and operated right here in Nampa Idaho. We offer both birth center and home birth options.
Out-of-hospital birth is quickly becoming a very sought after pregnancy experience. Families are seeking midwife care because they desire a more personalized experience. Midwifery care focuses on superior prenatal education to prepare you to have the birth you want, where mom and baby are safe. At Nampa Midwifery, you can expect family center care with a focus on holistic health and natural remedies.
Nampa Midwifery aims to serve the community and support families. Midwife maternity care includes regular prenatal appointments, labor and birth admission, and postpartum appointments in South West Idaho and South East Oregon.
Nampa Midwifery is owned and operated by Certified Professional Midwife and licensed midwife, Clarissa Baxter. Nampa Midwifery commits to uphold informed choice through appropriate education, guidance, and support for everyone.
Nampa Midwifery Birth Center
- SW Corner of Highway 45/12th Ave & Lincoln Ave
- 3 minutes to closest ER
- 7 minutes south of I-84
- 12 minutes to St. Luke’s Hospital
- 12 minutes to St. Al’s Hospital
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At Nampa Midwifery we believe women are the experts of their own bodies. Education and resources are shared to empower women to be the decision makers for their health. Families who choose midwifery care are accepting responsibility and ownership over their choices, experiences, and outcomes. Decision are respected no matter how they are made; be it through observation, personal experience, theoretical knowledge, intuition, or spiritual/religious beliefs.
Certified Professional Midwives practice the Midwifery Model of Care™; minimizing technological interventions and utilizing medical involvement only when necessary or requested. Surgical birth and/or medical involvement may sometimes be necessary or desired. Midwives work in collaboration with their medical peers to better support families when needed.
Nampa Midwifery is committed to practicing the four basic ethical principles of beneficence, nonmaleficence, confidentiality, and justice. In addition a strong emphasis is placed on trauma-sensitive care and autonomy to ensure superior care.
All laws and regulations protecting midwives, women and babies in the State of Idaho and Oregon are followed. Midwives and hospital practitioners in Nampa, Meridian, Boise and the greater Treasure Valley work together to better serve families in the community.
Clarissa and her team gave me the most amazing experience! I switched to their care late in my pregnancy and they made me feel so supported in all of my decisions and care. I couldn’t be more grateful for the experience they gave me. I felt so educated and the support postpartum was incredible as well. They supported me in all aspects (mental health, physical health and even my nutrition) …
I am so thankful I was able to have the home birth I have always wanted! – Taylor C.