The Best Birth Center in Michigan

Farmington BIRTH CENTER specifically OFFERS LOCAL FAMILIES A SPACIOUS PRIVATE BIRTHING SUITE TO WELCOME YOUR BABY SAFELY AND COMFORTABLY
irth Center in Michigan

Where birth matters

A Home away from HOME BIRTH EXPERIENCE

At Farmington Birth Center, we are passionate about providing expectant parents with an alternative option for childbirth that prioritizes the natural process of birth and fosters a supportive environment. We understand that each pregnancy is unique and believe in tailoring our care to meet each family’s individualized needs and desires.

Our birth center is designed to resemble a comfortable and home-like setting, creating a warm, serene atmosphere that promotes relaxation and reduces anxiety. We believe in the power of choice and offer various birthing options, including water birth, natural pain management techniques, and personalized birth plans.

At Farmington Birth Center, our mission is to provide a safe, empowering, and personalized childbirth experience in a supportive and nurturing environment. We believe in the natural process of birth and are dedicated to promoting the well-being of both mother and baby. Our team of midwives and support staff are committed to offering comprehensive care, education, and emotional support throughout pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period. We strive to create a warm and welcoming space where families can feel empowered, respected, and celebrated during this transformative journey into parenthood.

Birth center amenities

• High quality midwifery care, lactation support, classes, doulas, massage, and chiropractic services
• Brand new birth suites designed to be a home away from home
• Deep birth tubs for the ultimate water birth experience
•  Comfort measures and tools for birth, including shower, hydrotherapy, births, and continuous labor support

Meet Our Midwives

Leslie Cornwell

Certified Nurse Midwife

Leslie has been a birth advocate since age 16 with starting as a home birth assistant plus being the Labor and Delivery Nurse that took all the birth plan ladies to give that extra special home like care while finishing midwifery graduate studies. Personally having her three boys at home, Leslie intimately understands the balance between natural births and rare needs for modern medicine. She has been serving the home, hospital, and birth center setting for the last 10yrs as a Certified Nurse Midwife all over the United States. Leslie is deeply passionate about finding that balance between midwifery ancient wisdom and utilizing modern medicine when warranted. She loves supporting families where their needs are and giving that amazing pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experience!

Nicole Wheeler

Certified Nurse Midwife

Nicole has been extensively involved in promoting access to normal birth options to families.  Having been a midwife for 5 years in the hospital setting and teaching midwifery and nursing students regularly, she has been dreaming of a place to call home where she could really support normal birth options to families.  Her prior background to being a doula before becoming a midwife allowed to support families in all birth settings and situational needs that has flourished her skills as being a birth advocate the last 10 years!

Jessica Rock

Certified Nurse Midwife

Jessi’s passion for birth work began in 2012 when she witnessed her first birth as part of her doula training.  She then went on to graduate from Wayne State University College of Nursing in their accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program in 2015 and has spent the last seven years specializing in labor, birth, and postpartum care.  The majority of her experience has been at the Alternative Birth Center, a low-intervention, homebirth-like environment at Ascension Providence Hospital Southfield.  As a recent graduate from Frontier Nursing University in Nurse Midwifery, Jessi is passionate about normal, physiologic birth and providing families with evidence-based, patient-centered care.  Informed choice and shared decision-making are the pillars of her practice while supporting birthing people during the most vulnerable and memorable experiences of their lives.  

Meet The Team

THE INCREDIBLE PEOPLE THAT KEEP THE WHEELS TURNING

Together we are here to help support you on your journey towards a beautiful birth experience.

Leslie Cornwell

Certified Nurse Midwife

Rachel Kendall

Certified Nurse Midwife

Belinda Clary

Certified Professional Midwife

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