Prenatal Equity: Birth Centers Have Parity

  Prenatal Equity: Birth Centers Have Parity Black Maternal Health week is observed in order to call attention to the serious problem of poor maternal and infant outcomes for black mothers and infants in the United States.  While US mothers and infants as a whole...

Best Start Birth Center Outcome Data

Best Start Birth Center Outcome Data Best Start Birth Center is a great example of a functioning free standing birth center. The birth center is situated outside of a hospital and care in the birth center is provided by Certified Nurse-midwives/Licensed Midwives....

Will My Insurance Cover a Birth Center Birth?

Best Start accepts patients who are covered by: Private Insurance (In network with PPO plans) MediCal Kaiser Medi-Cal CHAMPUS Tricare/Prime and Select (Tricare Covers Birth Center care) MCAP Best Start has very reasonable Cash Programs for those who do not have...

Happy New Year 2019!

Happy New Year 2019 and welcome to new staff, students, and our first Best Start New Year’s Baby 2019! January has brought a lot of new amazing energy to the birth center. We hired a new medical assistant named Daisy who comes to us with many years of...

Congress Passes Maternal Mortality Prevention Bill!

Congress Passes Maternal Mortality Prevention Bill! Maternal Mortality Prevention Bill: The U.S. is one of just 13 countries around the globe – the only developed country – where the maternal mortality rate is increasing. One in five women in the U.S. live...

Giving Thanks in December!

Giving Thanks in December!… November was very busy at Best Start Birth Center and I didn’t get a chance to write a November blog giving THANKS!!!… I want to pause and and take a moment to reflect on how fortunate we are to be in our new facility and...