Lane County Friends of the Birth Center

Our Community Birth Center

There are currently no free-standing birthing facilities operating in Lane County. But that is about to change. A non-profit midwifery birth center recently found a new space to call home.

Planned Parenthood Southwestern Oregon

PeaceHealth has remained steadfast in its plan to close the Nurse Midwifery Birth Center in Springfield, at the end of August. Thousands of Lane County residents have petitioned against the move. Now, members of the medical community have added their voices.

PeaceHealth Oregon abruptly announced last week that their Nurse Midwifery Birth Center in Springfield will close at the end of August. Soon after, a consumer advocacy group for the Birth Center started a petition to save it.