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Having a Baby

Pregnancy is an incredible journey. And the birth of your baby is a deeply personal, life-changing event.

Female nurse sits at the bedside talking and smiling with pregnant mother

When you choose to give birth at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, you will receive expert care from remarkably trained nurses, midwives and doctors who care deeply about supporting your wishes through your entire birth process. We’re here to make your experience as wonderful and family-centered as you have imagined.

Here, providers and staff have gone through extensive training and are truly baby experts. Your baby is just as much our priority as they are yours. You and your baby will be in the best of hands. 

As our guest, you will stay in the area’s only LDRP suites where you labor, deliver and recover post-partum all in the same room. To learn more about the amazing options available to you at our Women and Infants Center, call 715-717-4156.

To schedule a private tour of the Women and Infants Center, call 715-717-7666 or email momprograminfo@hshs.org

Mother laying in bed holding her new born baby

We're here to help you care for your newborn

You’re not alone. Your nurses have gone through advanced training and experience, and will teach you how to care for baby, as we recognize that is an important part of your hospital stay. Your nurse can help with limiting daytime interruptions and phone calls if you’d like, so that you can rest during the day when your baby sleeps. 

You are also welcome to invite family or a support person to stay with you while you are in the hospital, as you may find them helpful.

Neonatal Virtual Care

Your precious newborn is never far away from highly specialized care – with state-of-the-art neonatal virtual care services in our Women and Infants Center.

OB/GYNs feel the love at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital

Dr. Barrette, an OB/GYN who delivers babies at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, describes the love a mother feels for her newborn and why delivering at HSHS Sacred Heart is special. 

Delivering your baby at a hospital that feels like home

Jenna toured several places before delivering her baby. “Sacred Heart felt like home,” says Jenna. 

New birth suites let you choose everything including water birth

Two of the new spa-like birthing suites at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital have beautiful water birth tubs. See them and learn about new options that let you choose everything.