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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).
Our spacious labor and birth suites offer:
View the same Newborn Channel programs offered at Mercy locations.
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:
At Mercy, we offer compassionate care for a variety of treatment services, including:
Get expert advice on all stages of your pregnancy from conceiving to delivering. Download Mercy's free pregnancy guides.