Mercy Birthplace - Springfield

1235 E. Cherokee Street
Springfield, MO 65804

Phone: (417) 820-2352
Fax: (417) 820-7859
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Springfield's Birthplace of Choice for Growing Families

Welcoming your baby into the world is one of life’s special joys. And at Mercy Birthplace in Springfield, MO, we’re proud to share in your memorable day by helping make your childbirth experience the very best it can be.  We offer a personalized birthing experience with private labor, delivery and recovery rooms.  Mercy provides family centered mother-baby services that address the needs of mothers, babies and their families. This approach promotes family bonding while helping new moms and dads perfect their parenting skills.

Access to Level III NICU & Pediatric Specialitsts

When you choose Mercy for the birth of your baby, you’ll appreciate the expertise of our multidisciplinary medical team and the reassurance of an on-site level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for those unexpected complications.

From early pregnancy, to the days, weeks and months following the birth of your baby, Mercy is here to help every step of the way with southwest Missouri's best mother-and-baby care.

Midwife Care For Natural Births

Mercy recognizes that many women are looking for a low intervention childbirth experience with midwives, so we opened the Mercy Midwifery Service, the area’s first in-hospital low-risk birthing service managed by certified nurse-midwives (CNMs).

The low intervention rooms are on the fifth floor of the hospital, around the corner from Labor and Delivery. The two low risk birthing suites are decorated to create a calming ambience resembling bedrooms in your home. Each suite has a queen-size bed, showers and large tubs for labor. 

The CNMs also attend labor and birth in the traditional Labor and Delivery unit for VBACs, women who need or want an epidural, or clients who need to be collaboratively managed with an OB/GYN for higher risk issues.

Mercy Clinic Midwifery - Smith Glynn Callaway - Suite 240, located at 3231 South National Suite 240 in the Smith Glynn Callaway building, provides prenatal, lactation, well-woman, postpartum and well-baby care for complete care with the midwives. We also have a physician on staff and always an OB/GYN hospitalist on call for collaboration, consultation and referral.

Springfield Hospital Family Resource Center

Mercy’s Family Resource Center provides resources, education and support to keep all families healthy and happy.  Whether you're planning on delivering a baby at Mercy or have needs for your growing family, we can help. The Family Resource Center in Springfield, MO provides:

  • Unique grandparent classes designed to help grandparents brush up on their infant care skills and classes for siblings to learn more about their special role in the family.
  • Prenatal and postnatal services with certified lactation consultants.
  • Classes and programs for kids about growing up and what to expect.

Call (417) 820-2327 to schedule your prenatal or postnatal lactation appointment at the Family Resource Center in Springfield, MO