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Supporting you through your birthing journey

At The Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, we're here to empower you with a personalized experience.

The Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center

Begin Your Journey
at the Birthplace

To learn more and
tour our facility, call

413-773-2359

At The Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, we're dedicated to supporting you and your baby during one of life's most momentous times.

Our certified nurse-midwives, board-certified obstetricians, and highly-skilled nurses believe in empowering you with a personalized birthing experience in a private room. Whether your birth plan includes a water birth or patient-controlled epidural anesthesia, we're here to make sure you are respected, cared for, and safe.

Our team will partner with you to develop a birthing experience that meets your needs and wishes.

At The Birthplace, you and your child will:

  • Experience safe, high quality care from our skilled, caring staff
  • Relax in our spa room where you can enjoy your own music and dimmed lighting while soaking in our Jacuzzi tub
  • Have access to immersion tubs for laboring and water births, including our newest water birthing room
  • Have pain management choices including hydrotherapy, nitrous oxide, and patient-controlled epidural anesthesia
  • Stay in a private suite overlooking views of Franklin County
  • Enjoy a complimentary celebration meal with your partner

Birthing Facilitiesbfmc birthplace room

  • Single-room suites
  • 24-hour anesthesia
  • Jacuzzi-type labor and water-birth tubs
  • Free TV and local telephone service
  • Interpreter services

Visiting Hours

The visitation policy at Baystate Franklin Medical Center includes:

  • Open visiting hours
  • Rooming-in accommodations for partners who wish to stay overnight after the birth of a baby or for parents to sleep in a sick child's room
  • Room service menus
  • A definition of family as anyone who is important to the patient, including children (with adult supervision)
  • A philosophy of care that includes the patient and family as one

Our Locations