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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 available in Texas so let’s dig into some questions and locations.
Are Birthing Centers Licensed in Texas?
Yes, birthing centers are licensed in Texas. They’re required to be licensed by the state in order to provide medical services to their patients.
Licensed birthing centers must meet safety regulations, have specialized staff, and be adequately equipped to provide care for both mother and baby.
You can read more about birth center licensing in Texas here.
Are Midwives Licensed in Texas?
Yes, midwives are licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. In order to practice, they need to meet certain educational, experience, and examination requirements.
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 any of the locations below to see birth centers in and around that location.
About the Author
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.