Reading Birth Center is the only hospital-owned, free-standing birth center in the tri-state Area offering gentle, personalized care in a relaxed, home-like setting.
The certified nurse midwives, registered nurses, and collaborating obstetricians are all board-certified providers who dedicate the time, education, and support needed to take an active role in the patients' health. This team approach allows for high-quality care that matches individual needs.
The environment at Reading Birth Center is warm, private, and welcoming for patients and their families. This accredited birth center is fully equipped for up-to-date prenatal care, delivery, and well-woman care and is the only licensed facility in the state of Pennsylvania that is certified Baby Friendly® by the World Health Organization.
Today, women have more options than ever to find and select a birth plan that matches their needs. For women with a low-risk pregnancy who desire a more natural birth experience, a birth center may be the right solution. for those women weighing the pros and cons of home birth, or who want to be fully involved and have a desire to explore a private, intimate, safe alternative to hospital or home, a birthing center can be a good option.
This facility provides services beyond the birthing experience. This ranges from education for pregnancy, nutrition, birth, labor support, baby care, to general women’s health that extends beyond the patient to family and friends.
The Reading Birth Center program gives patients confidence in their ability to give birth, balancing the human touch and technology.