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Birth Center

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For Mom and Baby 

Having a baby is very exciting, and we feel especially privileged to provide care for you and your baby during this special time. Obstetrical care at our Birth Center is performed by experts who are specially trained in caring for mothers and their children.

We've created a friendly, comfortable atmosphere where you and your new baby can get to know each other. Plus, our staff is always on hand to answer your questions and provide reassuring advices on how to best meet your infant's needs.

Our Birth Center features:

  • Private labor and delivery rooms
  • In-room Jacuzzi tub for relaxing during labor
  • Private mother and baby rooms with partner rooming-in option
  • Outstanding obstetricians, midwives, family practice residents and pediatricians
  • State-of-the-art Cesarean section suite
  • Perinatologist and neonatologist consultants
  • Full-time laborist
  • On-staff lactation educators
  • Professional on-site newborn photography provided by PINKBLUE Studio

Newborn Hearing Screening

Roughly one in 200 newborns has a hearing loss that can affect speech and language development. This hearing loss can be easily detected with the simple, painless hearing exams we provide. The test takes just a few minutes, and most babies sleep through the entire procedure. All babies with hearing loss can be helped.

Our Birth Center is located at the Mercy Health Hackley Campus.

Classes and Support Groups

Having a baby? These classes offered by Mercy Health Muskegon can help you as you welcome your new little one. Call 231-727-5272 for more information and to register.

Aquatics for Two
Enjoy prenatal aquatherapy in a heated, indoor swimming pool. Supervised, yet non-instructed.
Cost is $4 per class.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30–7:20 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11–11:50 a.m.
Mercy Health Lakes Village, near the Lakes Mall.
Call 231-727-5272 to register.

PreNatal Breastfeeding Class
A lactation consultant will guide parents-to-be on an introduction to breastfeeding. Topics covered will include how breastfeeding works, positioning and latch-on techniques, and how to tell breastfeeding is going well. Suggestions on pumping and storage of breast milk, choosing equipment, and practical advice on returning to work or school will be offered. Support persons are encouraged to attend. Classes are held twice a month at The Birth Center at Mercy Health Hackley Campus, OB Conference Rooms (North 2).
Call 231-727-5272 for dates and to register.

Prenatal Class
4-week classes for new parents; Cost is $60/free with Medicaid.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7–9 p.m. or Saturdays, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
The Birth Center at Mercy Health Hackley Campus, OB Conference Rooms (North 2).
Call 231-727-5272 to register.

Siblings Class
For siblings of new babies; Cost is $15.
The Birth Center at Mercy Health Hackley Campus, OB Conference Rooms (North 2), 6–8 p.m.
Call 231-727-5272 for dates and to register.