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Copley Hospital Birthing Center

Hours: Available 24 hours/7 days a week as needed

2nd Floor of the hospital
528 Washington Highway
Morrisville, VT 05661

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Will Ellis, MD, OB/GYN

Kipp Bovey, Certified Nurse Midwife

Rebecca Gloss, Certified Nurse Midwife

Erinn Mandeville, Certified Nurse Midwife

Jennifer Walters, Certified Nurse Midwife

Video: Colleen Toomey describes her Copley Birthing Experience

Copley’s Birthing Center offers you the kind of personal, attentive care that only a small community-based and family-oriented facility can offer.

That means you get intimate, personal care from staff that’s like an extended family.

It’s the kind of place where members of our community care enough to hand-knit cozy warm caps for every one of our new arrivals.

We’re here to do more than just deliver a happy, healthy baby into your arms. We’re here to help your family by giving you the tools, the support and the confidence you need to start your new life off on the right foot.

We listen to what is important to you, and then use our expertise to help facilitate your birthing choices, plus all the details, big and small, that will make this miraculous event as positive, rewarding and healthy as possible.

Qualified Caring Staff

  • OB/GYNs
  • Certified Nurse Midwives
  • Certified Lactation Support
  • Doula-trained RNs

Birthing Options and Amenities

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Underwater Births
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Pain Management including Nitrous Oxide
  • Birthing Balls
  • Birthing Stools
  • 24/7 Partner Visiting Privileges (including overnight stay)
  • Massage
  • Kitchen for Snacks
  • TV
  • Special fine dining meal for mom and partner

Classes and Support

  • Prenatal Birthing Classes
  • Breastfeeding Counseling
  • Infant Hearing Screening
  • Infant PKU Screening
  • Car Seat Education
  • Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome

Below are some helpful links to learn more about breastfeeding, nutrition and postpartum:

Breastfeeding Videos:

Baby Blues/Postpartum Mood Disorders Information:

La Leche League Postpartum Mood Disorders:

Postpartum Warning Signs:



Smoking During Pregnancy:

Check out our Discharge Education Downloads:

Postpartum Discharge Teaching Brochure
Post-Birth Warning Signs
Newborn Discharge Teaching Brochure
Newborn Covid Brochure
Baby Poop Wheel

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