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
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Gift Shop

Should you choose to bring a patient a gift, the following gift shop is on site at The Mother Baby Center:

The Gift Shop, located in United's main lobby, is unlike any hospital gift shop you have ever seen. Patients, visitors, and hospital staff are surprised with unusual gifts, fabulous books, fun toys, non-traditional holiday items, and the most current trends in seasonal decorating. We also carry the usual items such as flowers, balloons, candy, cards, magazines, and toiletries. All proceeds benefit United Hospital.

Gift Shop hours:
Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Noon to 3:45 p.m.

For phone orders or other information, call 612-241-8186 or email [email protected]. We also have an online gift shop for your convenience.

To protect your privacy, please do not email us your credit card information.