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Birth Centers in Kansas, U.S.

written by Jen Brady  |  updated February 10, 2023

Congrats on considering a birth center! Birthing centers are a great option for expectant (low-risk) mothers who want a natural childbirth experience without the need for hospitalization.

There are many birth centers in Utah so let’s dig into some questions and locations.

Are Birthing Centers Licensed in Kansas?

Yes, birthing centers in Kansas are licensed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

You can read more about birth center licensing in Kansas here.

Are Midwives Licensed in Kansas?

Yes, midwives in Kansas are required to be licensed by the State Board of Nursing. Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses.

You can verify a Kansas midwife license here.

When choosing a birth center, check for up-to-date verification of their license for both facility and midwifery.

Note these are all freestanding birth centers. See the differences between birth centers and hospitals here.

Click the location near you to see birth centers in and around that city:

Birth Centers in Wichita, Kansas

Birth Centers in Kansas City, Kansas

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Jen Brady — Chief Green Mama
Mom of two. Wife of one. Holistic nutritional consultant. Amateur biohacker. Guide of the Green Yourself Pregnancy Challenge. Author of the Green Your Baby Registry Guide.

I'm wild about pregnancy and babies (in a sane way) and I need to steer you away from harsh chemicals and hormone disruptors. Stick with me to keep it lean and green.