Bronson BirthPlace - Obstetrics - Battle Creek

Updates: COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccine, visitor restrictions

Due to the high volume of patients flooding our hospitals and emergency departments, wait times for many services are longer than normal. Some non-critical procedures and surgeries are being postponed. Please be patient with our staff as they work to meet the critical healthcare needs of our community. For non-emergencies, please consider these outpatient care options.

Don’t put off the care you need because of COVID-19.  Schedule your appointment online, call your Bronson practice or call a Bronson Care Advisor at (269) 341-7788. Many providers also offer video visits. Learn more.

Bronson BirthPlace - Battle Creek

Bronson BirthPlace - Battle Creek
300 North Ave.
Battle Creek, MI 49017

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Hours of Operation
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Main: (269) 245-4800
Fax: (269) 245-5837

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Where you have your baby is a very important decision. But it's an easy one to make when you know that Bronson Battle Creek is the most preferred hospital for maternity care in Calhoun County. Women choose us because of our spacious, private birthing suites and the high quality of care our staff provides for both mom and baby.

What You Can Expect

Photo of Bronson Battle Creek BirthPlace.Our BirthPlace is designed for family-centered care. You will find comfort and convenience in our labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDRP) model of care that allows you and your baby to remain in the same private suite throughout your stay. Your suite is equipped with the latest technology, yet is spacious enough to accommodate visitors, and for a loved one to spend the night. Some additional comforts include:

  • Guest bed with additional in-room seating
  • Whirlpool bathtub
  • Cable TV
  • Made-to-order meals delivered by Room Service
Delivering Your Baby at Bronson BirthPlace - Battle Creek
Nurse manager, Tammy Strandberg, discusses what you can expect when you have your baby at the Bronson BirthPlace - Battle Creek.
Dr. Erika Dearing Discusses COVID-19 and Pregnancy
Having a baby is a time of great joy and excitement. Dr. Erika Dearing discusses COVID-19 and pregnancy, and the importance for the expectant mother to stay safe by washing her hands, social distancing and staying home as much as possible.
Exceptional Care at the BirthPlace - Bronson Battle Creek
Having a baby is such a wonderful experience. Dr. Karen Garcia discuss exceptional care that is given to moms and babies at the BirthPlace at Bronson Battle Creek.
Bronson BirthPlace Battle Creek
Over 800 babies are born each year at the Bronson BirthPlace in Battle Creek. Learn what our hospital has to offer you and the newest member of your family.
Special Deliveries at the Bronson Battle Creek – BirthPlace
Having a baby at the Bronson Battle Creek – BirthPlace is a wonderful experience.
Why It's So Important Where You Choose to Have Your Baby
Tammy Strandberg, Nurse Manager talks about the benefits of having your baby at the Bronson Battle Creek BirthPlace.

Features and Benefits

As a patient, there are additional features and benefits available for you, such as:Photo of baby and Dr. Dearing.

  • Labor, delivery and recovery suites include the latest technology
  • Childbirth and delivery methods include vaginal, Cesarian section
    (C-section) and vaginal birth after C-section (also referred to as VBAC)
  • Breastfeeding services and products, with lactation consultants
  • Access to donor breast milk, if needed
  • Family Centered Education Classes
  • Instruction in skin-to-skin care, also called Kangaroo care, as a way for you, and your baby's father, to spend time bonding with your baby.
  • Our commitment to reducing infant sleep-related deaths by promoting best safe sleep practices and educating on infant sleep safety as evidenced by our safe sleep certification.

  • Excellence in Maternity Care Award from the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) for achieving high standards of care in cesarean rates, episiotomy rates, elective delivery rates and the maternity care process.

Specialty Care You'll Receive

As a patient, we want to make sure you and your baby have access to all the necessary specialists:

Patient Information

A Guide for Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting

You're pregnant and have lots of questions about your pregnancy, delivery, breastfeeding and caring for your new baby. When you select Bronson for your baby's delivery, you will have access to YoMingo®, a free app on pregnancy, birth and beyond. This information is evidence-based, and the app makes it easy to navigate.

Related information

Learn more about pregnancy and childbirth services at Bronson. Our video will take you through our BirthPlace.

The providers listed below can give you the care you need, along with delivering your precious baby at the Bronson BirthPlace in Battle Creek.

  • Image of baby Addison at Bronson BirthPlace - Battle Creek.

    Newsweek Names Bronson Battle Creek One of the Nation’s Best Maternity Care Hospitals

    Learn more

  • Image of baby Addison at Bronson BirthPlace - Battle Creek.

    Addison is beautiful!

    We could not believe the support we received.

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MyChart Participant

  • Yes

At your first appointment, your new provider will review the medicine you have been taking. They may talk to you about other options, including changing to different medicine.

This provider follows CDC guidelines for childhood shots (also called vaccinations). Please choose another Bronson provider if you do not plan to vaccinate your child.

This provider cannot see patients who take controlled substances for pain management. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider does not provide care for patients who take more than two prescribed medicines on a regular basis. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider cannot provide care for patients who are under the age of 18. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider asks women to see an OB/GYN provider for gynecological exams. He welcomes women for all other healthcare.

This provider doesn’t provide care for patients who take behavioral health medicine. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider isn’t currently accepting new Medicaid patients. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider cannot provide care for patients who are above the age of 18. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider is currently only accepting pediatric patients. If you are over the age of 18, please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider cannot provide care for patients who are under the age of 15. Please choose another Bronson provider.

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