Family Birthplace – Obstetrics (OB)

Your Family Birthplace

At our Family Birthplace we strive to encourage and support each mother through their labor and delivery. Each person’s experience is different and unique, we consider it an honor and privilege to be there with you during the process.

Our private birthing suites and postpartum rooms blend the comforts home with the safety of the hospital. The Family Birthplace offers private rooms, whirlpool tubs, family amenities and room service. Each room provides a large window, private bathroom, rocking chair and a sleeping couch for those who want to stay with mother and child.

Nursing staff are here to help teach you how to care for your baby after birth. We stand with the evidence that breastfeeding is best for you and your baby and are committed to making your breastfeeding experience positive. We have trained lactation consultants on staff to help assist mothers in breastfeeding.

Journey Through Parenthood Program

The Journey Through Parenthood Program is designed to help you during this exciting time in your life as you get ready to welcome a new baby, and when you go home as a family after delivery. Click here to learn more about he program and why you should participate.

Free Lactation Consultation Services

Lactation consultants teach mothers how to feed their baby. They help women with breastfeeding problems, such as latching difficulties, painful nursing, and low milk supply. A lactation consultant may also help babies who aren’t gaining enough weight.

A lactation consultant is available by appointment Mondays and Thursdays between the times of 1 pm and 3 pm. Call 715-934-4211 for assistance.

Learn how three moms benefitted from Lactation Consultation Services:

Lactation Support Group A special support group created for lactating mothers. The support group will meet the 4th Thursday of every month from 11:00 AM to Noon in the Moose Lake Conference Room. Enter at the front of the hospital and watch for signs. For more information call 715-934-4211.

Our Lactation Consultants recommend the following resources:

www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding

www.bestforbabes.org

www.kellymom.com

National Breastfeeding Helpline 1-800-944-9662

Childbirth, Breastfeeding Education & Support

Learn more about pregnancy and childbirth from our skilled nurses. These classes are offered at no charge to those who are interested.

Childbirth Education Classes are taught in three session units. These classes help families prepare for the birth and care of the infant. Time is 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

2018 Class Schedule

  • September 4, 11, 18
  • November 6, 13, 20

Breastfeeding Classes are taught in one session. The class helps women learn successful breastfeeding techniques and the benefits of breastfeeding. Time is 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

2018 Class Schedule is:

  • July 24
  • September 25
  • November 27

Call 715-934-4200 for more information or to sign up for childbirth education classes.