Springfield Birth Center To Close

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PeaceHealth Oregon recently announced it plans to close the Nurse Midwifery Birth Center in Springfield by the end of August. Midwives and expectant mothers are disappointed and say this will significantly impact the options available for giving birth in Lane County. We hear from Cindy Hunter, a retired midwife, and Hannah Austin, who was planning to give birth at the center in November.

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