As the first step of parenting, pregnancy is a time to care for yourself and your developing baby. It's also a time to get ready to care for your newborn. While the adventure of parenthood begins as soon as you learn you're pregnant, it may not hit home until you cradle your baby in your arms for the very first time.
The Mother Baby Center is dedicated to providing you with as many resources as possible to support you through pregnancy, labor, birth and in your continuing role as a parent. The Mother Baby Center supports moms, their babies and their families during these days, reassuring you with comfort and special services, as needed, to ensure that you are cared for and your needs are supported in the days and weeks ahead.
Nursing is natural, but it doesn’t come naturally to all moms and babies. Our lactation consultants will make sure you’re ready to breastfeed before you leave the hospital. They’ll also be there as you adjust to life at home.
Through The Mother Baby Center's maternal fetal care program, comprehensive care is available to pregnant woman with high-risk diagnoses and obstetric concerns.
Many mothers and babies qualify for one Allina Health Home Health - Mother & Newborn visit at no additional cost when they leave the hospital within 48 hours after a vaginal birth and 96 hours after a cesarean birth.
Children's neonatal program is the fourth largest in the U.S., with more than 1,900 admissions per year. We care for more infants than any other neonatal program in the Upper Midwest. Our survival rates are among the best in the world.
The birth of your baby brings excitement and new challenges, especially as you recover physically and settle into a new routine. This "post-partum" or "after birth" adjustment usually takes months – not weeks – for most new moms.
Not pregnant yet? Don’t despair. Our hand-picked partners in reproductive medicine are some of the best in the industry, and have some of the highest success rates in the region.
The Mother Baby Center supports the health, safety and well being of all families. Our clinical social workers provide these services to help patients and families cope with physical, emotional and social issues and concerns.