MINNEAPOLIS -- The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital is now open and offering the only birth center of its kind in the state and one of only a select few in the country.
The new 96,000-square-foot center is nestled between Abbott Northwestern and Children's Hospital between Chicago and 10th Avenue. The state-of-the-art facility can hold 5,000 births each year and offers a comprehensive approach beginning at prenatal care and continuing through obstetrics, perinatology, labor and delivery, neonatology and pediatrics.
"Every delivery is unique, just as the wants and needs of expecting families are unique - some women desire a traditional birth, some want an alternative experience such as a water birth, and others require high-end specialty care for themselves or their baby," said Penny Wheeler, MD, chief clinical officer of Allina Health and a practicing obstetrician. "Our goal at The Mother Baby Center is to support every mother, baby and family in a state-of-the-art facility, surrounded by incredibly talented and compassionate doctors, nurses and caregivers all committed to providing a positive and life-changing experience."
For more information on The Mother Baby Center visit themotherbabycenter.org.
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