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Family Birth Centers

Deciding where to have your baby is important. Choose top-quality, hands-on maternity care from the skilled professionals at our Family Birth Centers in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

Family Birth Center Services & Amenities

Depend on our one-on-one maternity services, special programs and amenities including:

  • Private, homelike, soothing birthing suites with advanced fetal monitoring equipment where you can welcome your new little one in comfort
  • Dedicated pediatric hospitalists available 24/7 at Niswonger Children’s Hospital to help care for you and your newborn during delivery and afterward
  • Access to advanced facilities if you need a C-section or have other complications
  • Highly skilled, caring nurses to help you bond with your baby right after birth and alleviate any anxiety you may have about being a new mother
  • Breastfeeding services, including supplies available through Ballad Health pharmacies, as well as breastfeeding classes and certified lactation consultants to support you and your baby in adjusting to breastfeeding
  • Prenatal classes to help you understand how to breastfeed, perform infant CPR, give your newborn a bath, teach siblings about baby and more
  • Postpartum care for mother and baby to make sure you’re doing well after delivery
  • Nurse midwife services available at Indian Path Medical Center and Franklin Woods Community Hospital.
  • High-risk maternity care at Johnson City Medical Center, with perinatalogists available 24/7, and High Risk Obstetrical Consultants (HiROC) in Kingsport.
  • 24/7 anesthesia coverage

Family Birth Center Locations

Expect quality, family-centered maternity care at one of our ten Family Birth Centers throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia including:

Abingdon, VA

  • Family Birth Center at Johnston Memorial Hospital

Big Stone Gap, VA

  • The Birthing Inn at Lonesome Pine Hospital, Big Stone Gap, VA

Bristol, TN / VA

  • Deborah H. Quillen Birthing Center at Bristol Regional Medical Center, which has been recognized by Cribs for Kids as a Gold-Certified Safe Sleep Champion, the highest infant sleep designation available

Greeneville, TN

  • Birthing Center at Takoma Regional Hospital
  • Laughlin Memorial Hospital

Johnson City, TN

  • Family Birth Center at Franklin Woods Community Hospital, which has earned perinatal care certification from The Joint Commission, is certified as a Gold Safe Sleep Champion by Cribs for Kids
  • Shirley Palmer Family Birth Center at Johnson City Medical Center, which includes the Northeast Tennessee Reginal Perinatal Center (one of only five state-designated perinatal centers in Tennessee) – Johnson City Medical Center is certified by The Joint Commission for perinatal care and is a Gold Safe Sleep Champion by Cribs for Kids.

Kingsport, TN

  • Barbara Humphreys Birthing Center at Holston Valley Medical Center
  • Indian Path Medical Center

Norton, VA

  • Norton Community Hospital


Family Birth Centers Locations

1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
300 MedTech Parkway
Johnson City, TN 37604
130 West Ravine Road
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
2000 Brookside Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660
400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211
1990 Holton Avenue
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-3111
100 Fifteenth Street NW
Norton, VA 24273
401 Takoma Avenue
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 639-3151