Indian Creek Birth Center

Indian Creek Midwifery & Birth Center is the first midwife led freestanding birth center in the Finger Lakes Region! We are a freestanding birth center located in Ithaca, NY less than a mile from Cayuga Medical Center. Indian Creek is a beautiful home that sits on a private two acres designed to safely nurture pregnancy, birth, postpartum and overall wellness. Our birth center is midwife owned and our team specializes in holistic midwifery.

Indian Creek Birth Center has three birth suites designed to offer peace, privacy and safety during birth and the immediate postpartum period. Each birth suite has many nurturing features such as a comfortable bed, a birth tub for hydrotherapy and/or water birth, a birth stool, cotton linens, peaceful lighting, aromatherapy, a bluetooth speaker and more! Each suite has access to a full bathroom which is stocked with fresh linens and natural body products. Our birth center is also designed to welcome your individual family and support team providing a full kitchen, living room and dining room. Indian Creek’s grounds lend a relaxing outdoor environment for you and your family to enjoy with paths, gardens and small waterfalls. Please join us for a virtual tour to see our space and learn more about us.

Birth centers care for healthy families and individuals in a home-like setting. Incorporated in each birth suite is emergency equipment and medications for use if an emergent need arises. Freestanding birth centers have proven to be a safe and economical alternative to birthing in a hospital. Learn more about birth centers at the American Association of Birth Centers.  Indian Creek follows the AABC Standards for Birth Centers and is in the process of establishing national accreditation from The Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers (CABC). Learn more about birth center standards here .