Pregnancy and Childbirth at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital - Bronson Healthcare
Where you have your baby is a very important decision. And so many women choose Bronson BirthPlace - Battle Creek because of our spacious, private birthing suites and high quality obstetrical care. We hope you will too.

Why Choose Bronson Battle Creek for Pregnancy and Childbirth?

  • We have highly trained and experienced obstetricians,certified midwives, registered nurses, a lactation consultant and a lactation specialist
  • We offer an on-site special care nursery, staffed by 10 pediatricians
  • We deliver more than 1,000 babies in our hospital each year
  • You'll have more peace of mind with eleven newly renovated labor/delivery/recovery suites and four newly renovated post-operative suites for emergency caesarian section deliveries
  • We offer amenities for the mom and dad-to-be, including a sleeper sofa and rocking chair, meals delivered via room service and cable TV
  • You can enjoy the comforts of home as each birthing suite features a large, jetted whirlpool bath for relaxation
  • We have childbirth education and parenting classes, including breastfeeding education to prepare you and your family for the birth of your baby
  • We received an "A" Hospital Safety Score™ by The Leapfrog Group for four cycles in a row (2012, 2013) and are a top 10 hospital in Michigan for Patient Safety according to Consumer Reports magazine (2012)

Pregnancy and Childbirth Conditions We Treat

  • Gestational diabetes
  • Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Childbirth Services & Treatments

  • Highly trained providers specializing in obstetrics, including board-certified physicians, certified midwives, registered nurses and a lactation consultant that can accommodate for any birthing experience
  • Labor and delivery rooms include guest beds and other amenities, including a whirlpool bathtub, cable television, additional seating and meals delivered through room service
  • Surgical teams and suites are available on our unit 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency caesarian section delivery
  • Childbirth education and parenting classes
  • Breastfeeding education and support from a certified lactation consultant
  • Baby portraits
  • Labor and delivery
  • Newborn care including a Special Care Nursery
  • Pain management

Childbirth education and parenting classes
Beginning in February, there will be some changes when you enroll in classes, including new costs.

  • Birthplace tour (First Wednesday of each month)
  • Breastfeeding Beginnings class
  • Childbirth education classes, including baby care basics
  • New Brother/New Sister - Starting Together (First Thursday of each month)

Our Pregnancy and Childbirth Team

Our team includes experienced physicians, midwives and nurses who specialize in pregnancy and childbirth. We also offer an experienced lactation consultant for your breastfeeding needs. Surgeons and in-house anesthesia providers are on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency situations.

Our team consists of six board certified physicians and 10 board-certified pediatricians.

For More Information About Pregnancy and Childbirth

Jeanetta Fitzgerald high risk pregnancy patient with her baby Bailey Rae

Jeanetta Fitzgerald - High Risk Pregnancy Patient

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