Your comfort and convenience matter to us
We've designed modern, private and secure birthing and postpartum rooms. They come equipped with the latest technology, assuring the best for you and your baby. Rooms also include free Wi-Fi so you can immediately announce your happy news. The use of a birthing tub is an alternative for some women. To learn more about the birthing tub experience, along with the many other options for your personal birthing plan, talk with your healthcare provider.
Our most recent additions provide new, larger rooms for moms to recover in after giving birth, with modern comforts and conveniences and an expanded NICU for babies that need a little extra care after they are born, with larger private rooms. Our labor and delivery rooms and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clinic received an updated look as well.
What newborn care and support can you expect?
After your baby’s birth, our experienced baby specialists will help you learn how to care for your baby. You’ll learn important tips that are fascinating and even sometimes fun. Certified, caring lactation consultants are on hand to assist and support you for successful breastfeeding.
Level IV NICU - Onsite critical care for newborns
Should your newborn arrive early or need advanced care, a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is located immediately adjacent to The Birthplace. Care is provided around the clock by specially trained neonatal nurse practitioners who work in partnership with M Health neonatologists, who are recognized by US News & World Report for the best neonatal care in Minnesota.
Specialized care for a high-risk pregnancy
Specialists at University of Minnesota Medical Center’s three Maternal-Fetal Medicine Centers provide care for pregnant women who are — or who have a high risk of — experiencing a medically complicated pregnancy.