Pregnancy and Childbirth in Southwest Michigan

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Pregnancy and Childbirth

As your family grows, it's important to start off on the right foot. This includes the hospital you choose. At Bronson, we deliver nearly 4,500 babies each year. With pregnancy and childbirth locations in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, and the area’s only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, you can feel comfortable knowing that you and your growing family will receive personal, high-quality care during every phase of your pregnancy and childbirth journey.

Pregnancy and the COVID-19 Vaccine
A conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine and pregnancy with Dr. Amanda Walker, physician with Bronson Obstetrics, Gynecological & Midwifery Specialists, and Dr. Richard Van Enk, Director of Infection Prevention & Epidemiology with Bronson Healthcare.
Pregnancy & COVID-19 | Scott Peterson, MD
For many families, expecting a new baby is usually a time of great joy and excitement. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic, many pregnant women are instead feeling anxious and concerned about how the outbreak will affect their pregnancy, delivery and the overall health of their baby and themselves.

Preparing for the Birth of Your Child

The nine months leading up to delivery is different for every woman. Our specialists are here to help you along the way and will create a plan tailored to your needs, whether that includes standard ultrasounds and routine care, or specialized attention from our maternal-fetal medicine team. To also help you prepare, when you select Bronson for your baby’s delivery, you will have access to YoMingo®, a free app on pregnancy, birth and beyond. Register by clicking here. Once you have registered, you will receive an email from

Help for Conditions Related to Your Pregnancy

No two pregnancies are truly the same – and at Bronson you can be sure you will receive the individual care you expect. Some of the conditions we treat include:

If you need care for a condition not listed here, consult with one of our pregnancy and childbirth providers.

Give Birth to Your Baby in a Safe, Welcoming Environment

At the Bronson Birthplace, all moms enjoy the comforts of private, spacious rooms with secured access for added privacy and safety. There are also amenities like a guest bed, cable television, additional seating and meals delivered through room service. Take our online tour to learn what you can expect from the Bronson BirthPlace in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo.

With access to the region’s only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and children’s hospital, it is no wonder more moms in southwest Michigan choose the Bronson Birthplace to deliver their babies than any other hospital.

Learn more about the patient and family-centered care you will experience during your stay at the Bronson Birthplace - Battle Creek and Bronson Birthplace – Kalamazoo.

Around-the-clock Post-delivery Care

Childbirth doesn’t end at delivery. After giving birth, both you and your newborn will receive around-the-clock care. While you receive continued, necessary pain management and care from our friendly and knowledgeable staff, your baby will receive care in a special nursery. Baby portraits are available to capture memories of their very first moments. For parents and siblings who want to learn tips about taking care of their newest family member, Bronson offers a wide range of childbirth education classes.

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