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For nearly 30 years, the midwives of Alaska Family Health & Birth Center have been part of the Fairbanks community. We provide safe, alternative maternity care to families in interior Alaska, giving more women the option of water birth, birth at home or the birth center.

We believe in the natural, instinctive ability of women to give birth and mother their children, from conception to birth and beyond. And in doing so, we go beyond the traditional role of healthcare provider and gain the privilege of becoming partners to mother, child and the generations of families that surround us here in Alaska.

We welcome the chance to care for you during your pregnancy, birth, and after delivery. See what the midwives of Alaska Family Health & Birth Center are doing for women and children. And then let us know what we can do for you today.

Current News from Alaska Family Health & Birth Center

Baby Ezekiel

Ezekiel joined our community on July 19, 2014. He weighed in at 8 lbs 9 oz. He has two older sisters and one older brother. His parents, Sarah and Nathan, were so happy to meet the newest addition to their family. He was born in the Aurora Room with Julie, Vanessa, and apprentice Kate present. Congratulations! Continue reading

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Baby Emma

Baby Emma made her appearance on July 9, 2014 at 11:47 pm. She was welcomed by her parents, Cara and Cole. They were thrilled to meet this 8 lb 4 oz baby. Emma was born in the Fireweed Room. Cheryl and Vanessa attended. Congratulations! Continue reading

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Baby Justus

Baby Justus joined us on June 29, 2014 at 11:46 pm. Jennie and David were very happy to meet this beautiful addition to their family. Justus weighed in at 8 lbs 2 oz and was born in the Aurora Room. Cheryl, Julie, and Teresa were present. Congratulations! Continue reading

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Baby Owen

Owen came into our world on July 5, 2014. His parents, Mandy and Russell, were really happy to meet this adorable baby boy. He weighed in at 8 lb 2 oz. He was born in the Fireweed Room. Cheryl, Julie, and Teresa were in attendance. Congratulations! Continue reading

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Baby Reuben

Baby Reuben joined our community on June 23, 2014 at 5:01 pm. He was welcomed by his parents, Kari and Craig. His big sister was so excited to meet this beautiful baby boy. He was born in the Lake Room and his birth was attended by Cheryl, Vanessa, and Teresa. Congratulations! Continue reading

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Baby William

William joined us on June 13th at 4:43 pm. Carrie, Roger, and Kaelin were thrilled to meet the newest addition to their family. He weighed in at 7 lb 4 oz and was 19.5 inches long. He was born at home in a beautiful water birth attended by Vanessa, Cori, and Kate. Congratulations! Continue reading

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Baby Merritt

Merritt joined our community on May 31st at 11:56 pm. His parents, Kelsey and Zachary, were very happy to meet this beautiful baby boy. He weighed in at 9 lbs 1 oz and was 21 inches long. Congratulations! Continue reading

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Baby Lazarus

Baby Lazarus joined us on May 29, 2014 at 1:10 pm. He was born at home and weighed in at 7 lbs. Jennifer and Cheyenne, his parents, were very excited to meet this beautiful little boy! Cori and Julie were in attendance. Congratulations!
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Baby Rachel

Baby Rachel made her appearance on June 6, 20142:59 am. Her parents, Rebekah and Justin, were so happy to meet this beautiful baby girl! She weighed in at 7 lbs 6 oz. Cori, Joy, and apprentice Theresa attended the birth. Congratulations! Continue reading

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Baby Carsen

Baby Carsen joined us on May 27, 2014 at 8:35 pm. He was born in the Aurora room. His parents, Kimberly and Colin, were thrilled to meet this 7 lb 14 oz bundle of joy! Dana, Julie, and apprentice Theresa were in attendance. Congratulations! Continue reading

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