Birthing Services at CentraCare – Melrose

Giving birth is one of the most exciting times for you and your family. It’s also one of the most uniquely personal experiences you’ll ever have. No matter what kind of experience you’re looking for, know that we have options to fit your style and personality. We're dedicated to providing you with everything you need to see you through every stage of your pregnancy, delivery and postpartum care.

We follow baby friendly guidelines for postpartum and newborn care, offer skin to skin after delivery, have a lactation counselor for assistance with breastfeeding and welcome doulas.

Our birthing suites provide state-of the art labor, delivery and newborn care in a comfortable and modern environment.

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Special Features of Our Unit

  • Private birthing suites allowing mothers to stay in the same room from delivery to discharge
  • Large rooms with bay windows, private baths, soaking tubs, sleeper sofas
  • Birthing beds designed to convert to a seated position to comfortably support mothers during breastfeeding
  • Sleeper sofas that convert into a comfortable bed for the significant other
  • Newborn Hearing Screening
  • Complimentary dinner for new parents
  • Free wireless internet service
  • 32-inch flat screen TVs
  • Childbirth Education Classes offered throughout the year

Prenatal Classes

As an expecting parent, awaiting the birth of your baby is exciting as well as a big adjustment. It is never too early to schedule your prenatal classes. We encourage you to have all of your classes completed four weeks before your due date. To learn more about our prenatal classes and to register please call 320-256-4231, ext. 24190.

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A secure environment: You'll feel safe and comfortable having your baby at CentraCare – Melrose with our locked unit to provide decreased traffic and better monitoring of people in the area — to keep this moment as intimate as possible.

Private birthing suites allowing mothers to stay in the same room from delivery to discharge. Birthing beds are designed to convert to a seated position to comfortably support mothers during breastfeeding.

A large private bath with air-jetted soaking tubs aids in the labor process, providing an alternative comfort option and possibly expedites healing.

A spacious family area: Which includes sleeper sofas that convert into a comfortable bed for an overnight guest.

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