Honoring Midwives- Best Start Birth Center

How fitting is it that the World Health Organization titled 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife? This designation was set before we knew the COVID-19 pandemic would be occurring and long before we knew the magnitude of the role midwives would play. The spread of...

Best Start is Here For Everyone

  Today and always, Best Start is here for you. For everyone. For all your needs. From routine gynecological care to comprehensive maternity care. Since our conception June 19th, 1989 we have been fighting to ensure that every woman has access to evidence-based...

May: Midwives and Mothers!

May 2020: Midwives and Mothers! Best Start Birth Center is celebrating Mothers’ and Midwives all month long! Mothers’ Day (May 10), International Day of the Midwife (May 5/ Cinco De Mayo) In support of Certified Nurse Midwives in California, Best Start hopes you will...

Pregnancy Support During COVID19

Pregnancy Support During COVID-19 Best Start is offering Pregnancy Support During COVID-19 in the following ways: We are offering Zoom interactive Tours instead of In-person tours to limit spread of virus. Click here to view virtual tour. To request a Zoom tour, click...

COVID19 Birth Center Solution

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to evolve, we want to take a moment to reach out to the moms who were not originally considering an out of hospital birth, but are now starting to consider a birth center as a potential option. We know how scary it can...

HMO Coverage Birth-center Care

HMO coverage birth-center care: In the United States, the overwhelming majority of births occur in the hospital setting, an unequal distribution widely the result of insurance companies denying coverage for freestanding birth center care. In 2017, just 0.52 percent of...