Surrounded by care
At UW Health, we know that pregnancy can be both an exciting and somewhat nervous time. You and your family may have lots of questions as you get ready to welcome a new baby. We surround you with care and support during pregnancy and childbirth and after your baby is born.
Advanced pregnancy medicine
At UW Health, we offer extensive programs to support you and your baby, including:
Delivering more. All moms and babies expect and deserve the best. That’s why we make every delivery special. For years, we’ve been the place more moms trust to deliver their little ones. We have the most popular obstetricians in northern Illinois, beautiful birthing suites, Level III NICU and an award-winning team.
We accept insurance plans like Medicaid, Illinois Public Aid, IlliniCare and more. Because having a baby is a big deal and you should have a choice. We have caring doctors and amazing nurses to guide you every step of the way. When it’s time for your delivery, we’ll be right here, close to home.
Programs and services in Northern Illinois to support you and your baby include:
Pregnancy (prenatal)/obstetrical care
Prenatal education including childbirth classes
Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists including cardiology
Ultrasound, non-stress testing
Labor and delivery care
Spacious remodeled rooms allowing you and your baby to room together
Access to our Level III NICU if your little one needs extra care
Complimentary massage services during your hospital stay
Breastfeeding basics class, breastfeeding support group and on-site lactation consultants
Infant security system and NicView technology
Breastfeeding basics class
Learn the strategies to early success and learn about support resources after your hospital discharge in our monthly class in Rockford. View class information
Breastfeeding support group
A weekly group in Rockford, Ill., for breastfeeding moms and their babies to discuss many topics related to breastfeeding. Learn more
For years we've been the place more northern Illinois parents trust to deliver their little ones. From routine to specialized care, SwedishAmerican Women and Children's Hospital offers all of the services you need to keep your growing family healthy.
Care in your community
UW Health patients in Northern Illinois and Madison, Wis. have access to state-of-the-art care at a location close to home.
For patients in Madison, Wis.
Madison-area residents will deliver at either UnityPoint-Meriter or SSM Health. To learn more about their birthing services, visit their websites:
Your care team
Expert care for the family
At UW Health, our pregnancy care teams include obstetricians, family medicine doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses and specialists in maternal and fetal health.