Breastfeeding Services

Designated Baby Friendly for You!

Car Seat Safety

Seat Safety Guidelines


Prenatal Basics

Online Pre-Registration

Easy, Streamlined Care

Women & Infants department video tour

As a Level III Perinatal Center, St. John's can provide the highest level of care for mothers and babies in south-central Illinois. Our Women and Infants Center welcomes more than 1,800 babies every year. The antenatal unit (located within the Women and Infants Center) is staffed by maternal/fetal medicine specialists 24/7 for expectant mothers who may need extra care during their pregnancy for issues such as pre-term labor or high blood pressure. If an emergency should arise, a board-certified obstetrician is in the hospital at all times.

Innovative Neonatal Care

Should your baby need special care, St. John’s has a 40-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) staffed 24 hours a day by neonatologists specially trained to care for babies born too early, as well as babies born with a serious illness. Nurses, respiratory therapists, rehabilitation specialists, pharmacists and dietitians all work together on the unit to provide your baby the best care.

Having A Baby

Our team will support you every step of the way should you need additional imaging, treatment or surgery.