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 more than 4,000 babies each year. With pregnancy and childbirth locations in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek 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.
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.
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, whirlpool bathtub, cable television, additional seating and meals delivered through room service.
With an “A” Hospital Safety Score from the Leap Frog Group (2012, 2013) and access to the region’s only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and children’s hospital, it is no wonder more mom’s 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.