Family Birth Center
The best place to give birth in Boulder
Our Family Birth Center at Foothills Hospital is
home to caring obstetricians, midwives and nurses who collaborate to provide
your ideal birth experience. If you want to deliver at Foothills Hospital
in Boulder, you can do so by becoming a patient of BCH's midwifery
Foothills Community Midwives, or our OB/GYN group,
Boulder Women's Care.
If you’re starting or growing your family, we offer:
Spacious family-friendly suites: gorgeous mountain views, hydrotherapy
tubs, queen beds for bonding
Support without intervention for laboring moms who are progressing normally.
Low (12.5%) primary C-section rate compared to the 16.6% state average.
High (74%) VBAC success rate (Vaginal Birth After C-section)
and other safe pain relief. Moms control their own relief while remaining
Integrative therapies to relieve stress during labor. We offer aromatherapy and
Baby-friendly designation and support for successful breastfeeding. Our Baby-Friendly
USA certification means our birth center provides the best possible environment
for moms to successfully breastfeed babies. Lactation experts support
you in the hospital, and when you’re back home.
Our team of registered nurses with lactation certification are available
every day while you are in the hospital.
After you and baby have gone home, you can access 1:1 outpatient breastfeeding
support from a board-certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) by simply
calling 303-415-7230 to schedule an appointment. These sessions can last up to two hours and help with a variety of breastfeeding
concerns and challenges. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate drop-ins
for outpatient consults. However, our phone consults are free.
Call us! Our experts can answer many questions about breastfeeding, regardless
of your babies age, over the telephone. Please call us at any time at
The lactation department rents electric breast pumps and sells a variety
of breastfeeding supplies. Call 303-415-7230 for availability and rates.
If you would like to have your breast pump's suction evaluated, call
the office to schedule a quick check. There is no charge for this service.
Join our Friday Afternoon Breastfeeding Club
Interested in connecting with other moms for breastfeeding support? Join
our Friday Afternoon Breastfeeding Club, a safe place to find peer support,
weigh your baby and talk with a Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
Drop-in, no fee. Babies of all age welcome and female support persons.
Every Friday from 12:30-2:00 p.m.
*The Affordable Care Act states that lactation consultations are to be
covered by insurance companies. It's a good idea to check with your
insurance provider to verify coverage.
“The nurses here made our stay here such an awesome experience.
We’d recommend delivering here to anybody.” - Erin and Rob
Stottman, parents of Reese
Photo credit: Lisa Waldo/Balanced Beginnings Doulas