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Alternative birthing options

Alternative birthing options at Touro

At Touro, we embrace all birth options whether you would like a certified nurse midwife, a supporting doula, or hydrotherapy in labor. Three of our labor and delivery rooms are equipped with a hydrotherapy tub that can be used for alleviating pain during an unmedicated labor.

Midwives at Touro

If you would like to work with a midwife for your care and delivery, our certified nurse midwives at Touro are here to support you. Our midwives work closely with our birthing center team to make your birth experience as safe and comforting as possible. Whether you are becoming a mother for the first time or expanding your growing family, our certified nurse midwives are experts in supporting women in a normal and healthy childbirth experience.

Together with OB/GYNs at Touro, our certified nurse midwives are here to provide a safe and personalized birthing experience for each expecting family. They are also licensed to prescribe medications for you during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care. Speak with one of our certified nurse midwives to explore alternative birthing options when it comes to your delivery.

Schedule with a midwife

The Family Birthing Center at Touro supports moms with their individualized birth plans. Our staff is skilled and knowledgeable in alternative birthing options and pain management including:

  • A birth plan unique to each patient, which may include:
    • Natural vaginal birth
    • Medicated birth
    • Hydrotherapy laboring
  • Nitrous Oxide pain management
  • Doula support
  • Delayed newborn bathing

Patient stories

Get to know more about our alternative birthing options and midwives

  • The Bond between Midwife and Patient

    "My birthing experience was heartfelt and warming. This was my first time using a midwife for my pregnancy, and it was a completely different ..."

  • Brittany's Birthing Experience

    "My mother-in-law brags about the Family Birthing Center every day. Tisha was like a coach during my delivery. She was calm and perfect. Her warm voice ..."

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