Mercy Childbirth Center - Fort Smith

7001 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72903

Phone: (479) 314-6120
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Mercy Labor & Delivery Fort Smith, AR

You wait months for your baby’s arrival. Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith, Arkansas helps you make the most of your special moment. Our labor and birth suites in Fort Smith feature warm, tasteful furnishings, a soothing décor and special comforts to help create a home-like birth experience. For peace of mind and your baby’s safety, your suite is just steps from the most advanced Level III NICU in Fort Smith

Labor & Birth Suites

Mercy Childbirth Center in Fort Smith offers 30 labor and birth suites, 4 antepartum suites as well as 4 observation rooms. Our spacious labor and birth suites feature:

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

Mercy Childbirth Center in Fort Smith, AR has earned the Cribs for Kids’ National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification. Learn more here

Mother-Baby Bonding Rooms

After delivering at our Childbirth Center in Fort Smith, 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. Your mother-baby bonding room is designed for recovery and comfort with:

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

We’ll be there, too, to answer questions and offer tips on newborn care, such as bathing or swaddling 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.

Lactation Services at Mercy Fort Smith

During your stay, one of our certified lactation consultants will stop by to discuss the benefits of breastfeeding with you. She'll also help you practice how to comfortably hold your baby for feedings and how to properly use a breast pump.

Your lactation consultant can answer any questions or concerns you may have, even after you go home. You're always welcome to call us or set up a return visit if you have ongoing breastfeeding concerns.

Mercy Fort Smith lactation consultants have been widely recognized for their excellence. Our team is certified with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and listed in the IBLCE care directory. We also host regular activities and programs that help protect, promote and support breastfeeding women and their babies.