Family Birth Center statistics and awards

Birth statistics

We have between 265 and 280 births per month with a 27 percent average C-section rate (this includes primary and repeat C-sections).  We average about six TOLACs (trial of labor after cesarean) per month.


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We are proud to have won the “Best Place to Have a Baby” recognition in the Best of the Mid-Valley reader’s choice awards published by the Statesman Journal for SEVEN years running—2013 to 2019!



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Achieving the five-year Baby-Friendly designation is no easy task, but Salem Hospital rose to the challenge. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund.


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