Mercy Childbirth Center - Fort Smith

7001 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72903
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Open daily 24 hours
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You wait months for your baby’s arrival. Mercy helps you make the most of your special moment. Our labor and birth suites feature warm, tasteful furnishings, a soothing décor and special comforts to help create a home-like birth experience. For your peace of mind and baby’s safety, your suite is just steps from the region’s most advanced Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

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A Place Worthy of This Moment

Our spacious labor and birth suites offer:

  • 30 suites, 4 ante-partum suites and 4 observation rooms
  • A generous fold-out couch for your birth partner
  • Wireless fetal monitors that allow moms to walk during labor while still monitoring their contractions and their baby’s heart rate
  • Birth balls and balance bars to enhance mom’s labor progress
  • An ergonomic recliner and footrest
  • Flat-screen TVs with an auxiliary jack for MP3 players and other electronic devices
  • Free Wi-Fi and plenty of work space for birth partners
  • Nearby waiting areas, designed with families in mind

As partners in your baby's birth, we'll welcome your little one with respect for your personal preferences and care that's tailored to your needs. Read about your options in your Mercy Birth Experience guide, then complete your birthing plan and share your preferences with your OB or family medicine doctor several months or weeks before your baby's birth. Be sure to bring it with you to share with the labor and birth nursing staff.

Mother-Baby Bonding Rooms

After delivery, your new family will move to one of our “mother & baby rooms” where you can get to know your baby. If you deliver via cesarean, you will “recover” in your room to bond with your baby.

We’ll be there, too, to answer questions and offer tips on newborn care, like how to bathe or swaddle your baby. Certified lactation consultants are available to help you and your little one establish a good foundation for breastfeeding. Most moms choose to have their baby in their room throughout their visit. That way, your baby is always close by.

Your recovery room is designed for comfort with:

  • Wi-Fi to connect you to family and friends
  • Cable TV and DVD player
  • Multi-jet showers
  • Light snacks and room service 

Services Offered