Maternity care: With you at every milestone

Our pregnancy care teams ensure that you and your baby are as healthy and happy as possible. We provide many options, including home births, midwife care and breastfeeding support. If you have any concerns at any time, our maternity specialists are always available to help.

Overview

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.

Our services

Advanced pregnancy medicine

At UW Health, we offer extensive programs to support you and your baby, including:

Northern Illinois

Maternity care

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.

To schedule a tour of our birthing suites at the Women's and Children's Hospital, call (779) 696-4906 or (779) 696-1087.

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

  • Room service

  • 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

State-of-the-art care

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.

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Locations

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:

  • SwedishAmerican Women and Children's HospitalMaternal-Fetal Medicine Clinic
    • 1350 Charles Street / Rockford, IL
    • (779) 696-4970
    • Closed now
    • Our Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clinic provides the finest in women’s healthcare, including obstetrics, diagnostic ultrasound, genetic testing and expert fetal cardiology care.

      View hours, services and more
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    SwedishAmerican Women and Children's Hospital
    • 1350 Charles Street / Rockford, IL
    • (779) 696-8499
    • Open now
    • Moms, babies and children now have a state-of-the-art hospital in Rockford that is truly remarkable. Opened in spring 2021, this beautiful, family-friendly facility includes a birthing center, Level III NICU and clinic space where UW Health pediatric specialists care for children with concerns spanning the heart, lungs, brain, ear, nose, throat and more.

      View hours, services and more
  • UnityPoint Health - MeriterBirthing Center
    • 202 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • 608-417-6000
    • Closed now
    • View hours, services and more
  • UnityPoint Health - MeriterCenter for Perinatal Care
    • 202 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 417-6667
    • Closed now
    • View hours, services and more

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.

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Midwives
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Neonatology

Resources

Helpful information and resources

Health Facts for You

Childbirth and breastfeeding classes