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A Family Affair Midwifery & Birth Center

We Focus on You.

We practice an integrative, whole-body approach and recognize a woman not just a patient, but rather a unique individual, preparing to give birth to her baby.

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" The midwifes are amazing. They value the birthing couple as well as the Doula.  I look forward to many more births at the Birth Center."

Ginger A.

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Personalized care every step of the way.

Our mission is to provide concierge prenatal and postpartum care and support each family as they seek to welcome their baby in a safe, warm, and loving environment.

Did you know?
Honoring a partner's special role, a Birth Doula can help lower "partner fatigue" during labor and delivery. Partners do not know the natural physiological processes of birth, but they do want to participate, be supportive and included. Birth doulas offer support to both partners, without replacing the partner, but rather enhancing the process, by supporting the couple as they work together through the work of labor.

Postpartum Doulas offer in- home care options to ease a mother's recovery, and support the new parents as they embark on this new journey of parenthood, and adjust to the expansion of their new family.

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services & support

Birthing services & support for every part of your journey

Birth education

We offer a variety of classes to help prepare you for birth, newborn care, breastfeeding, and more! Schedule a complimentary tour to learn more.

Midwifery care

Experience personalized care at home or in our new modern birth center. Our Licensed Midwives will guide you every step of your pregnancy.

Doula support

Doulas provide physical, emotional & informational support to mothers before, during, and after birth. Click here to learn more.

Breastfeeding support

Join our free breastfeeding support group to learn the basics of breastfeeding and how to know if your baby is getting enough milk.
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private birthing suites

Experience the comfort of private birth suites at A Family Affair Birth Center

Each of our 3 birth suites will feel as if you're stepping into a boutique hotel room.  Experience luxurious bedding, private bathrooms, and rooms lit by the gentle light of chandeliers and candles.

Outdoors you can take in the mountain views or get a breath of fresh air on your private terrace or outdoors on our covered breezeway, listening to our soothing fountain.

The perfect location for your next birth experience

We are conveniently located just off the 15-56 corridor, providing easy access to greater San Diego. We are only about 5 minutes from the 15 freeway.

15644 Pomerado Rd #306, Poway, CA 92064

Patient testimonials

" Every midwife was perfect in their own way and the birthcenter itself so beautiful. The last thing I'll mention is that if anything were to go wrong, hopefully never, Palomar Pomerado hospital is literally right across the street from this birth center. "
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Jennifer A.

"As a Doula I love when my clients choose to use A family Affair Birth Center. The midwifes are amazing. They value the birthing couple as well as the Doula."
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Ginger A.

" The feeling inside is very comfortable and home-like. I really appreciated having a bed large enough for my husband and I to lay on with our newborn after she was born. Tamara is very professional. "
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Janai B.

" Tamara is an absolute angel who worked within our personal situation to allow us an amazing birth experience at her center, and we are forever indebted to her. "
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Noelle I.

" The care of the midwives and staff at A Family Affair Birth Center has been so refreshing and comforting! They spend time to get to know you and how you want to approach birth. "
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Alysha S.

" I toured the Family Affair Birth Center this past weekend. What a blessing for soon-to-be and new moms! What a beautiful place to have a baby! "
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Margie W.

" Our family would wholeheartedly recommend this experience for anyone looking to feel in control of their birth choices "
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" Instead of a quick appointment that is just measuring belly and listening to heartbeat they take the time to listen to you and help you have the best pregnancy possible. "
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