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CABC endorses Obstetric Care Consensus: Levels of Maternal Care

The Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers is pleased to endorse Obstetric Care Consensus: Levels of Maternal Care, published today by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. This landmark document recognizes and includes the birth center in triage and transfer within the maternity health care system. The…


A Neonatologist’s View of birth centers and CABC accreditation

Thank you for this opportunity to discuss birth centers and accreditation.  I am a neonatologist and associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Missouri – Kansas City, School of Medicine.  I will limit my brief remarks to 3 points: safety, education, and accountability. #1 – Safety – I am a new member of the…