Maternity | Pregnancy & Childbirth
Having a baby is one of the most memorable milestones you and your family can experience. Our childbirth centers at Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital provide world-class care – from the beginning of your pregnancy to the birth of your little one and beyond. Our team of physicians, nurses, midwives and lactation specialists are committed to providing you with clinical expertise in a caring, nurturing environment.
Why Choose Beacon?
At Beacon, we recognize that childbirth is a very personal, totally unique experience for the entire family. Our comprehensive program puts you in charge of this very special event. The health and safety of mother and baby are our number one priority, while at the same time we strive to make your childbirth experience as comfortable, relaxing and joyful as possible.
Beacon offers a wide-range of maternity care, from an unmedicated water birth to the high-risk, Level III obstetric care that may be necessary.
Maternity care doesn’t start with the delivery of your baby. In addition to prenatal care, we offer a range of classes and resources (Download: You and Your Baby PDF) to help you prepare. Whether you choose to deliver with either a physician or a midwife in any of our private labor and delivery suites that are both spacious and comfortable. In the case of high-risk pregnancy or unexpected emergency, our team and facilities are fully equipped to provide urgent critical care for mom or newborn. During your stay, we provide care that includes breastfeeding education and support based on Baby-Friendly practices. After discharge, our lactation consultants continue to offer breastfeeding support services.