Pregnancy & Childbirth
At Baystate Health, we offer all the support and services you need to grow your family. Our team of OBGYN nurses, doctors, and midwives is committed to providing personalized, compassionate care at every stage of pregnancy and childbirth.
You and your family can expect high-quality, personalized care throughout your pregnancy, labor, and delivery. Plus, we offer a full range of services and amenities to ensure a safe and comfortable prenatal and birthing experience.
YOUR BIRTH EXPERIENCE
We offer inclusive care for all, supporting your birthing preferences—including both high-risk birth and low-risk physiologic labor and birth (which means letting your body to go through the labor process on its own).
Customize your birthing experience with our extensive labor and delivery amenities, including:
- Private birthing rooms
- Water birth and water labor options (depending on location)
- Anesthesiologists and pediatricians on-site around the clock
- Pain management options including hydrotherapy, nitrous oxide, and patient-controlled epidural anesthesia
- High-risk birth services provided by the region's only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Baystate Medical Center
- Board-certified lactation consultants and breastfeeding support
- Interpreter services in most languages 24 hours a day
- Flexible visiting hours
BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY WITH US
Choose a Childbirth Center
We offer supportive childbirth services at both Wesson Women and Infants' Unit at Baystate Medical Center (BMC) in Springfield and The Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) in Greenfield. Both locations offer the latest labor and delivery equipment and high-quality care. And if anything unexpected happens during your labor or delivery, Baystate has the expertise and technology needed to care for you and your baby.
Our two birthing centers offer different birthing options and amenities. Schedule a tour to learn more about what we offer:
Make an Appointment to Begin Prenatal Care
Once you've chosen a hospital for delivery, you will need to make an appointment to start your prenatal care. If you'll be delivering your baby at BFMC, call Pioneer Women's Health in either Northampton or Greenfield. If you will be delivering your baby at BMC, contact one of the following practice locations.
To get started, call one of our midwifery or OBGYN practice groups or one of our partner groups, including:
At Baystate women’s health clinics, we offer:
Meet Our Team