Pregnancy and Childbirth - Bronson Healthcare
As your family grows, it's important to choose a hospital that can start you off on the right foot. For moms-to-be, we have the places to be. Especially if you or your baby need special care.

With more than 4,000 babies delivered at our hospitals each year, Bronson is the regional leader in pregnancy and childbirth. Our services include everything from routine deliveries to specialized care for high-risk pregnancies and complicated births. We also have the area’s only neonatal intensive care services if the need arises. The Bronson BirthPlace has two locations, one in Battle Creek and one in Kalamazoo. Both locations offer a comfortable, personalized birthing experience for mothers-to-be. With large private rooms, extra seating and guest beds, cable television, meal delivery and other comforts of home, you can feel more at ease at Bronson. Choosing where to have your baby is a big decision. That’s why we go out of our way to give you exceptional care and make your experience the best it can possibly be.

Pregnancy and Childbirth Conditions We Treat

  • Pregnancy
  • High risk pregnancy and deliveries
  • Bleeding related to pregnancy
  • Gestational and pregestational diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Incompetent cervix
  • Infections during pregnancy
  • Multiple pregnancy
  • Newborn complications including those requiring palliative care
  • Placental disorders
  • Preexisting conditions during pregnancy such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sickle cell disease, asthma, blood disorders, lupus, kidney and other health issues
  • Premature rupture of membranes
  • Preterm labor
  • Venous concerns

Pregnancy and Childbirth Services & Treatments

  • Highly trained providers specializing in obstetrics, pediatrics and neonatology (including board-certified physicians, registered nurses, certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and lactation consultants) can accommodate for any birthing experience
  • Ultrasound accredited maternal fetal medicine practice, specializing in high-risk and complicated pregnancies
  • Labor and delivery rooms have guest beds and other amenities, including a deep, oversized bathtub for relaxation, cable television, additional seating and meals delivered through room service
  • Surgical teams and suites are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency caesarian section delivery
  • Childbirth education and parenting classes are available, including breastfeeding, sibling classes and prenatal classes. (A pdf is also available with the list of classes.)
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine for women with high-risk pregnancies
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for premature babies, respiratory distress syndrome, congenital anomalies, seizures, meconium aspiration syndrome and other conditions requiring round-the-clock care
  • Breastfeeding classes, consultants and supplies
  • Baby portraits
  • Breastfeeding Boutique
  • Mother-baby couplet care
  • Mothers' Milk Bank
  • Pain management during the birth process and after
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    Deciding where to deliver?

    We have everything you need during this exciting time, especially if you or your baby needs special care. Prepare for the unexpected like Jeanetta.

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  • Mom and dad kissing baby

Patient Stories

Related Classes & Events

  • May
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    This class will help your family prepare for the birth of your child.
  • May
    1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Learn to recognize, eliminate and AVOID potential trouble by becoming more aware of daily surroundings, using physical confrontation as a last resort.
  • May
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Come see the Bronson BirthPlace and learn why we are the leader in births in southwest Michigan.

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