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Choosing the right OB-GYN is personal

Your doctor will be with you before, during and after your pregnancy. Find an OB-GYN you can trust. Appointments are available.

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Birthing locations with personalized options

With birthing centers located throughout Michigan, Ascension provides exceptional care, close to home. Working together, we can help deliver a memorable birth experience.  Many of our locations provide: 

  • OB-emergency care unit 
  • High-risk pregnancy care, including maternal-fetal medicine and neonatal care 
  • Birthing options, including natural birth without epidural
  • NICU for babies born premature or sick 
  • Specialty pediatric care


Take a tour or attend a childbirth class

Choose one of the hospitals below to see tour and class options available.

Choose a maternity care team that’s right for you

We understand that choosing the right care team for the delivery of your child is an important decision. At Ascension, we deliver personalized care before, during and after pregnancy. From prenatal, pregnancy and birthing care to childbirth classes and breastfeeding support, we provide care close to home.

Our goal is to support you throughout pregnancy and birth within a safe and caring environment. At select hospitals we provide the freedom and flexibility of midwifery care with the safety and security of a hospital birth.

Now more than ever, we understand that getting the care you need as safely as possible is top of mind for you and your family. We're taking safety precautions to help keep you and your family safe, while our commitment to compassionate, personalized care remains unchanged.

Maternity care teams at Ascension in Michigan provide care for expecting moms.

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Ascension Borgess Hospital provides labor and delivery services in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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Ascension Providence Hospital Novi Campus provides labor and delivery services.

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Ascension St. John hospital provides labor and delivery services in Detroit, Michigan.

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Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital provides labor and delivery services for women.
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Advanced care, if you need it

Not all women need specialized high-risk care for their pregnancy. But if you do, Ascension care teams are here for you.

Keeping moms and babies healthy: We are here to help you feel more prepared for labor and delivery and how to care for your baby at home. Our OB-GYNs and pediatricians are here to support you and your family.

We’re ready for the unexpected: If there is a newborn medical emergency, our OB doctors and maternity care teams use special-care nurseries and pediatric neonatal intensive care units (NICU). We deliver around-the-clock neonatal intensive care to help our most precious patients thrive. And, we're connected to specialty pediatric care if your baby needs it. 

  • To schedule a tour, call 810-606-5840
  • Level II special care nursery for babies born after 32 weeks
  • Private birthing rooms with home-like amenities and scenic views
  • Childbirth education, programs and support services, before, during and after your pregnancy
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Ascension Genesys Hospital provides labor and delivery services in Grand Blanc, Michigan.

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Ascension Providence Hospital Alternative Birth Care Center (ABC) provides  labor and delivery services.

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Ascension Providence Hospital Southfield Campus provides labor and delivery services.
  • To schedule a tour, call 269-226-5927
  • 24/7 coverage of on-site OB doctors, certified nurse midwives, and a pediatrician
  • Labor and delivery nurses certified in fetal monitoring
  • Level II special care nursery for babies born after 32 weeks

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Ascension Providence Rochester hospital provides labor and delivery services in Rochester, Michigan.
  • To schedule a tour, call 810-329-5370
  • Multiple birthing options including no epidural, hydro-therapy during labor, wireless fetal monitoring and a focus on supporting laboring at home
  • Pediatrician on campus to attend births that are considered to be of higher risk

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Ascension River District Hospital provides labor and delivery services in East China, Michigan.
  • To schedule a tour, call 989-362-9347
  • Level 1 Birthing Center
  • Birthing options, including birth without epidural

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Ascension St. Joseph hospital provides labor and delivery services in Tawas City, Michigan.

Little things make a big difference
Ascension care teams listen to you as a woman and an expecting mom. We take the time to understand the care you need, including any special care your baby needs. Then, together we create a care plan that’s right for you, your baby, and your new family.

Hannah: Exceeding expectations
When Hannah delivered her baby, the care team asked her questions, cared about the answers, and helped her birthing experience exceed expectations.

NTiense: An empowering experience
During the delivery of her child, NTiense appreciated that the care team included her and her entire family in the process, creating a wonderful family atmosphere. 

Shanelle: Making decisions 
Shanelle's birthing experience made her feel at ease and comfortable, knowing that the care team placed a priority on her preferences for a birthing experience.  

My birth experience story

  • High-risk pregnancy care with a obstetrician and neonatologist on staff 24/7
  • Advanced, in-office 3D ultrasound, fetal monitoring and lab services
  • Level II special care nursery for babies born after 32 weeks
  • Designated 'Baby Friendly' hospital
  • High-risk pregnancy care and certified nurse midwife
  • Connected to specialty pediatric care
  • Level III NICU for babies born premature or sick
  • Level II special care nursery for babies born after 32 weeks
  • High-risk pregnancy care with on-site maternal fetal medicine nurses
  • Lab services, on-site fetal imaging and monitoring
  • Maternal fetal medicine
  • Birthing options, including birth without epidural
  • Level II special care nursery for babies born after 32 weeks
  • Jacuzzi tubs available to provide comfort during labor
  • Non-separation policy to keep mom and baby together
  • Nurse available to answer your questions before, during and after birth
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Out of concern for health and safety, classes and events will be rescheduled. Learn about our COVID-19 response at ascension.org. Talk to a doctor 24/7 with Ascension Online Care. Use code HOME for a discounted $20 visit. 

  • Maternal fetal medicine and high-risk pregnancy care
  • Birthing options, including birth without epidural and certified nurse midwives
  • Neonatalologist onsite 24/7
  • Advanced, in-office live 3D ultrasound, fetal monitoring and lab services
  • Level III NICU for babies born premature or sick

Midwifery care before, during and after birth 

Certified nurse midwives at our facilities deliver care for you as a person and expecting mom. We understand that each woman is unique, and so are her healthcare needs and choices. And we're ready to listen, answer your questions and provide the care that you need at each step of your pregnancy journey -- before, during and after delivery. The certified nurse midwifery services available at our facilities include:

  • Virtual (telehealth) visits 
  • Prenatal care 
  • Support for natural birthing experience with less medical intervention 
  • Emotional support 
  • Education on pregnancy, birthing, breastfeeding and postpartum 
  • Care during labor and delivery 
  • Postpartum care 
  • Other gynecologic services such as annual well-woman exams, screenings and menopause care 

Your certified nurse midwife will work with you to understand your birthing preferences to deliver the care that's right for you. They will be with you and provide the care you need during labor and delivery. If additional care is needed during pregnancy or birth, you can rest assured that OB-GYNs and other specialists are available at our hospitals and birthing centers to provide the care you need.

Balancing care with caution

Compassionate care means safe care. At Ascension, we are committed to keeping you and your family safe while you’re receiving care in our ERs, hospitals, clinics and facilities. We have strict safety precautions in place — such as limiting visitors, staggering appointments, rearranging waiting rooms, making more online appointments available, and performing rigorous procedures to clean and disinfect. Don’t delay getting the care you need at this time. Learn more about having a baby during COVID-19

Frequently asked questions

Why should I see an OB-GYN?
We are committed to delivering specialized care for women at every age and stage of life. Our OB-GYNs and care teams specialize in caring for the health of women — specifically pregnancy and female reproductive health. Our women's health specialists are committed to building a trusted partnership that starts with a conversation between you and your doctor. We’re ready to help answer questions you may have. From there, we work together with you to create a personalized care plan that addresses your individual needs. 

What services do I need for my maternity care? 
Our trusted team of doctors, nurses and specialists deliver high-quality care for you and your baby based on your health and preferences. We take the time to answer your questions, understand your preferences and discuss birthing options available. Our care team wants to make your birth experience as memorable, comfortable and safe as possible. We offer many personalized services, including breastfeeding support, prenatal care, labor and delivery care, postpartum care and more. We can deliver care that’s right for you and your baby. 

What postpartum care options are available? 
Our nurses and postpartum specialists are here to give you complete support after you give birth. Our postpartum care provides continuous family-centered care to enhance bonding. We help monitor and support any changes such as mood swings, difficulties urinating, and getting steady on your feet. Along with pain management, including C-section scar management, we ensure that you get the rest and nutrition you need. Before you go home, we give you helpful daily exercises and guidance for adapting to everyday activities. We also offer breastfeeding support to help you provide adequate nutrition for your baby.

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Our facilities are currently taking precautions to help keep patients and visitors safe, which may include conducting screenings, restricting visitors and practicing distancing for compassionate, safe care. We continuously monitor COVID-19 guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and adjust our safety practices and safeguards accordingly.

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