Restricted COVID-19 Visiting Guidelines: Starting March 13, we have updated visiting guidelines to protect all patients, visitors and staff due to COVID-19, coronavirus.

If you're visiting mom and baby at The Mother Baby Center: Review Allina Health's guidelines

If you're visiting baby in the neonatal units: Review Children's Minnesota guidelines

Learn more about COVID-19 and pregnancy: The Mother Baby Center COVID-19 Information

St. Paul – The Mother Baby Center at United and Children’s Minnesota 


The Mother Baby Center
345 Smith Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55102
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Main: 651-241-6290
Medical Emergencies: 911
Non-emergency medical transport:


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What’s for dinner? When your visitors pose this question, you can point them to a variety of dining options. AMEX, Discover, Visa, and MasterCard are accepted at all locations; no checks.


Located on the first floor of United adjacent to the Gift Shop and main lobby, the Breakaway Café is a full-service café with many options, including sauté skillet meals, freshly made pizza, made-to-order hot sandwiches, a full salad bar, entrée service line, and grill break.

Breakaway Café hours:
     1:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m.
     6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
     11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
     4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday:
     7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
     11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
     4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


The Euro Deli is located in the cafeteria and offers deli-style sandwiches, salads, specials coffees, lattes, and smoothies.

The Euro Deli hours:
Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.


At Your Request dining service is similar to hotel-style room service—patients order what they want to eat when they want it. Hospital guests can also enjoy At Your Request dining. Please refer to the menu in your room for meal prices.

At Your Request hours:
Room service operators are available from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. every day.

Patients can reach an At Your Request dining operator by calling 651-241-6368 (1-6368).


Located adjacent to the Children’s Minnesota emergency department, the Children’s Minnesota Café offers a variety of meals and snack items. To see this week’s full menu, visit the Children’s Minnesota website.

The Children’s Minnesota Café hours:
     Breakfast: 7:15 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.
     Lunch: 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.


Vending machines are available in both cafeterias and on the first floor of the Garden View Medical Building.


The Mother Baby Center was built to accommodate mom and babies, and members of your family who want to share in your special journey. If your family needs more space, lodging is available nearby.

Lipschultz Guest Rooms at the Holiday Inn, St. Paul Downtown
A unique service for visitors and families, United Hospital offers the Lipschultz Guest Rooms at the Holiday Inn to accommodate patient family needs. For family and friends who need the convenience of overnight accommodations close to United Hospital, the Lipschultz Guest Rooms at the Holiday Inn offers rooms at a discounted rate along with a free shuttle service between the hospital and the hotel.

Guests who wish to secure a reservation at the Lipschultz Guest Rooms at the Holiday Inn should contact Guest Services at 651-241-4600.