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Choosing the right women's health doctor is personal

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

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Birthing locations with personalized options

With 10 birthing centers located throughout Wisconsin, Ascension provides exceptional care, close to home. Working together, we can help deliver a memorable birth experience. 

Take a tour or attend a childbirth class

Choose one of the hospitals below to see in-person tour and class options available, or view virtual tours. 

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.

Ascension maternity care teams provide care for expecting moms in Wisconsin.

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Ascension NE Wisconsin - Mercy Campus provides labor and delivery services in northeast Wisconsin.
  • Family suites with luxury amenities
  • Expanded rooms for care before and after childbirth 
  • Updated surgical suites
  • Level III NICU
  • Recognized for quality and experience in maternity care

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Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Milwaukee - Women's Medical Center
  • Private labor and delivery suites 
  • Anesthesia available 24/7
  • Birthing options, including Doula services
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Specialty care nursery with 24/7 neonatal coverage, 24/7 OB coverage and maternal fetal medicine

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Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Ozaukee provides labor and delivery services.
  • Private labor and delivery suites
  • Birthing options, including natural birth 
  • Special care nursery
  • Recognized for quality and experience in maternity care

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Ascension SE Wisconsin - Elmbrook Campus  provides labor and delivery services.
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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 nurse-midwives, 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 the special-care nursery and the pediatric neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We deliver around-the-clock, intensive neonatal care to help our most precious patients thrive.

  • Newly remodeled and spacious birth suites
  • Lactation consultants available 7 days a week
  • Level III NICU
  • Recognized for quality and experience in maternity care
  • Onsite OB/GYN clinic, offering 3D color ultrasounds and seamless transition into labor and delivery care

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Ascension NE Wisconsin - St. Elizabeth Campus provides labor and delivery services.
  • Spacious labor, delivery and recovery rooms 
  • Birthing options, including water birth and hypnobirth
  • Midwifery services and lactation consultants available
  • Recognized for quality and experience in maternity care 
  • Private labor and delivery rooms
  • Midwifery services
  • Lactation consultants available
  • Level III NICU with 24/7 neonatologist care
  • 24/7 OB Emergency department for pregnant women
  • Recognized for quality and experience in maternity care 

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Ascension SE Wisconsin - St. Joseph Campus provides labor and delivery services.
  • Private labor and delivery rooms
  • 24/7 OB, anesthesia and neonatology coverage
  • Level III NICU
  • Recognized for quality and experience in maternity care 

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Ascension All Saints Hospital   provides labor and delivery services.
  • Private labor and delivery rooms
  • 24/7 anesthesia and neonatal nurse practitioner coverage
  • Special care nursery

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Ascension St. Francis Hospital provides labor and delivery services.

Ascension All Saints Hospital 
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension All Saints Hospital. 

Ascension Columbia St. Mary's - Women's Medical Center
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension Columbia St. Mary's - Women's Medical Center, featuring expanded birth suites with spa-like amenities.
*Gifts to the Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Foundation supported the new Labor & Delivery unit and Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s – Women’s Medical Center community outreach programs.

Ascension St. Francis Hospital
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension St. Francis Hospital. 

Take a virtual tour

Ascension SE Wisconsin - St. Joseph Campus
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension SE Wisconsin St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Ascension St. Mary's Hospital
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension St. Mary's Hospital. 

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

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Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee. 

START AN ONLINE CARE VISIT

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. 

Ascension NE Wisconsin - Mercy Campus
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension NE Wisconsin - Mercy Campus.

Midwife care before, during and after pregnancy

We offer the option of midwifery care at various Ascension Wisconsin locations. Our certified nurse-midwives deliver care for you as a person and expecting mom. We understand that each woman is unique — and so are their 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 post-partum. This includes: 

  • Prenatal care 
  • Annual well-woman exams 
  • 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 

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 on-site at our women’s hospitals and birthing centers to provide the care you need.

Balancing care with caution

Compassionate care means safe care. At Ascension Wisconsin, 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. We are fully prepared for your safety when you're in our care.

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.

Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - Elmbrook Campus
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - Elmbrook Campus.

Our newly renovated Labor and Delivery Unit features expanded birth suites with spa-like amenities.

*Gifts to the Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Foundation supported the new Labor & Delivery unit and Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s – Women’s Medical Center community outreach programs.

Ascension NE Wisconsin - St. Elizabeth Campus
Take a tour of our inviting birth facilities and amenities at Ascension NE Wisconsin - St. Elizabeth Campus.