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Midwifery Birth Center – Gateway

10566 SE Washington Street, Portland, OR, 97216

Phone: (503) 855-1220 Fax: (503) 855-1229
  • Hours
  • M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM

Welcome to the Midwifery Birth Center, Gateway


Our Midwifery Birth Center in the Gateway neighborhood of east Portland opened in 2017. It’s a place where healthy women at a low risk of developing complications during pregnancy or childbirth can receive care throughout pregnancy and birth. Yep – all in the same, lovely surroundings with a care team they know and trust. At the Midwifery Birth Center, care is led by our certified nurse-midwives. The great (and unique) thing: it’s part of WHA so if you need access to ultrasound, laboratory testing, genetic counseling or physician consultation—is all right there. And we do mean right there; the Midwifery Birth Center is located next door to our Gateway clinic.

Our Location

We are located on the corner of SE Washington and SE 106th Avenue in SE Portland

Getting Here

By car: from I-84E merge onto I-205 southbound. Exit onto the Glisan St/Stark St ramp. Go straight over the intersection. Turn Left onto SE Washington St. Turn left into our parking lot just before you get to 106th Avenue.

From 205-N take the Washington St/Stark St exit EXIT 20. Turn Right onto SE Washington St. Turn Left into the shopping center parking lot.

Using transit: MAX Blue Line to East 102nd Ave MAX Station Eastbound. Walk south on SE 102nd Ave. Turn Left onto SE Washington St. Bus 20 stop SE Washington and 105th Eastbound or Bus 20 SE Stark and 105th Westbound


There is free parking in the shared lot in front of our building.

Hospitals We Work At

  • Adventist Medical Center
Learn more about the Midwifery Birth Center

“I am so filled with gratitude for the midwives and nurses at the Birth Center who counseled me and gave me medical advice throughout my miscarriage. I had barely been established with them as a patient before the event, but they treated me with utmost respect, care and clear guidance throughout the entire experience- and mostly over the phone and during after-hours! Thank you for making me feel heard and cared for during this challenging time.”

- Midwifery Birth Center Patient

Next Steps

Schedule a Tour and Consultation

Ready to check it out? This free visit (a.k.a., 'meet-and-greet') will answer all your questions and help you decide if an out-of-hospital, physiologic birth is right for you.

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