Birth Center Stats

From 2011 to 2014, The Midwife Center had 1,479 deliveries. Of those:

  • 87.5% of clients had a vaginal birth
  • 80% of clients who attempted a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) and labored had a VBAC. 
  • 12.5% total cesarean section rate, compared to 32.2% nationally*
  • 10.9% of first time mothers had a cesarean birth
  • 5.7% of clients who came to the birth center in labor had a cesarean birth
  • 1.33% had a low birth weight infant, compared to 8% nationally*

Additionally, in 2014, 1.3% of women at TMC had a preterm birth compared to 9.57% nationally.
*National stats are from 2014 only. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

In 2016*:

  • 90.6% of clients had a vaginal birth
  • 80% of clients who attempted a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) and labored had a VBAC. 
  • 9.4% total cesarean section rate
  • 7.4% of first time mothers had a cesarean birth
  • 2.58% of clients who came to the birth center in labor had a cesarean birth
  • 0.01% of clients had a low birth weight infant
  • 2.2% of clients had a preterm birth

*2016 stats are from TMC only. 2016 CDC (National) stats are pending. 



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