Family Birthing Center

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Ten Amazing Things About the Family Birthing Center

Pregnancy is amazing in and of itself, and our Family Birthing Center makes it even better. Here are 10 amazing things that you can expect when you deliver here.

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Preparing for Delivery

Now that you are expecting, begin your pregnancy by selecting the best care provider to meet your needs.

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During Pregnancy

There’s so much to do while you’re expecting. We’ll help you get ready for delivery, so your birthing experience is rewarding — and you feel prepared, at ease and confident in your choices.

At the Hospital

When the big day arrives, you can expect homelike amenities and the right environment and professionals to support your birthing plan. You and your baby are also in good hands if any complications should arise.

  • Amenities
  • Water Births
  • Delivery by Cesarean Section/VBAC
  • Care Team
  • High-Risk Pregnancy
  • Perinatal Depression
  • Special Care Nursery

Postpartum Services

Your new chapter is just beginning. After your child arrives, we’ll continue to assist you and help you adjust by offering education, support and answers to your questions.

Visiting the
Family Birthing Center

For the babies’ safety, please refrain from coming to the Hospital if you’ve had the sniffles, been sick or had a fever in the past 24 hours.


We encourage the mother’s rest and request that no visitors arrive after 9 pm. Grandparents and siblings are welcome to visit anytime.


Children other than siblings can visit a postpartum mother/baby suite at the discretion of the new mother. All children need to be under the supervision of an adult who is not the patient.


No children 12 and under are allowed in the Special Care Nursery, other than a sibling who may visit for short durations when accompanied by an adult.

Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare Network

This site is part of the Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare network of Web sites, which covers a variety of topics using the same philosophy: When it comes to medical care, we know that you have a lot of options. And we want you to know that you're more than a patient to us. You're an individual. We would appreciate the opportunity to provide you with state-of-the-art medical care and down-to-earth, personalized attention.

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