Celebrate your birth day with us.
The birthday of a new baby is one of the most special times in a family's life. You and your loved ones will have all the comforts of home as you celebrate that day with us in one of our large birthing suites.
The Family Birth Center at Presence Mercy: Why Choose Us
- Single-room birthing experience: At Presence Mercy Medical Center, we're committed to a single-room birthing experience, where all stages occur in one comfortable room, including labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDRP). Our Family Birth Center fosters early family bonding in a warm environment with the medical features necessary for a safe and personal experience. Special features include:
- Celebration dinner for parents
- Overnight accommodations for support person
- Massage therapy
- Breastfeeding support
- Wireless internet access
- Private bathroom with whirlpool tub
- Highly skilled medical specialists: If you haven't yet chosen an obstetrician or certified nurse midwife, or if you need a pediatrician or family practitioner, we can help. Presence Mercy has many highly skilled providers ready to care for you and your baby. Call our free physician referral service at 877.737.4636 (INFO).
- Intermediate Care Nursery: To provide your baby with the best care possible, we have a team of neonatologists, including doctors from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, available 24/7 to care for babies born prematurely or with complications in our Level II Nursery.
- Safety first: You can relax and focus on your new family, knowing your safety is a top priority. You and your baby will stay on a secure locked unit and our HUGS infant security system will help keep your baby safe.
- Diabetes and pregnancy: If you have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes or have pre-existing diabetes and are pregnant, ask your physician for a referral to our Center for Diabetic Wellness. Learning how to control your diabetes during pregnancy is the first step toward a health delivery for you and your baby.
- Baby photos: We partner with Bella Baby Photography to offer you professional portraits of your newborn at a discounted price.
We're proud of our Family Birth Center and would love to show you around. Just call us on the day you would like to visit, and we will arrange a personal tour for you and anyone else you'd like to bring. We're flexible in scheduling tours and will find a time that fits your schedule. Call 630.801.2767 to make your appointment.