New Hampshire Midwives Association

The Birth Cottage PLLC

About the Birth Cottage, est. 2005:

Our facility is a free-standing birth center located in Milford, NH.  Midwifery for childbearing women is provided by co-owners Adrian Feldhusen, NHCM, CPM, and Autumn Vergo, NHCM, CPM.  We attend births at the birth center and in women's homes.  Services include prenatal care at our Milford or Peterborough offices, home-based postpartum care, waterbirth, and preconception and nutritional counseling.  We welcome mothers seeking a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC). Clinical director Tracey Bowman, CNM, ARNP, provides well woman care and gynelogocial services, including annual exams and contraception.  Childbirth classes (Bradley and Birth Naturally) are held regularly, and community groups, like La Leche League, meet at our center as well. New in the fall of 2010, we will be adding group prenatal and postpartum care to our busy practice! Birth tub rentals are also available. Visit our website at, or call us to learn more and arrange a tour.  Medicaid and most insurance plans accepted.

For Students:

The Birth Cottage midwives are committed to preserving the art and science of midwifery for future generations of women. Both Adrian and Autumn serve as clinical preceptors for midwifery students. Students at our birth center have, for the most part, completed the didactic portion of their education.  We accept students from MEAC-accredited programs, CNM candidates who plan to practice in an out-of-hospital setting, and women developing their portfolios for certification by the North American Registry of Midwives.  Applicants for student placement should already posses a solid foundation of knowledge in the areas of midwifery and women's health, and be prepared to work in a busy, broad-scope practice.  Placements last between 3-12 months.  We also offer limited observation hours for student nurses.  Midwifery and nursing students enrolled in graduate-level programs have used the center as a research site, or for project-based work in  women's community health.  Student midwife inquiries should be directed to Adrian Feldhusen, NHCM, CPM, and must include a resume of birth and/or healthcare-related experience and letter of introduction. 

Driving distances: 

10 minutes from Townsend, MA
30 minutes from Fitchburg and Leominster, MA
45 minutes from Worcester, MA
20 minutes from Jaffrey and Rindge, NH
20 minutes from Nashua, NH

Contact Information:

The Birth Cottage of Milford
4 Prospect Street
Milford, NH 03055

(603) 673-6010

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