Birthing Center

& Obstetric Care

A Personalized Birth Experience

Step into your personalized obstetric experience. Our goal is to make your journey from pregnancy to birth uniquely yours, filled with comfort and cherished moments. Dive into the tailored amenities and services designed to enhance your one-of-a-kind experience:

Unique Birthing Suite
   - Cozy spaces for your labor, delivery, and recovery.
   - Private, family-friendly birthing suites for intimate, personal moments.

Postpartum Recovery, Your Way
   - Private postpartum suites tailored to your preferences.
   - Room service and a personal in-room refrigerator stocked with your favorite dietary options.

Family-Centric Atmosphere
  - Ample privacy and dedicated bonding time with your new baby.
  - An inviting environment for your visiting family and friends.

Celebration and Culinary Delights, Personalized
   - A specially curated celebration dinner, customized just for you and your journey.

Guidance and Support, Personalized
   - Certified lactation educators offering personalized guidance.
   - Child-safety seat technicians ensuring your confidence in infant car seat use.

Birthing Options

We embrace the diversity of birthing experiences by offering both a traditional birthing journey and personalized alternatives to align with your unique preferences. Your safety, along with your baby's, continues to be our foremost priority. These personalized options are available to seamlessly integrate into your birth plan, providing a truly individualized and tailored experience for you and your growing family.

Embracing Diversity in Birthing Experiences.

Certified Team: Our certified nurse-midwives, in partnership with Gundersen Health System, and Vernon Memorial Family Medicine providers with Obstetrics collaborate to prioritize natural childbirth

  • Personalized Options: Medical interventions are introduced only when essential, with a focus on your health and your baby's well-being.
  • Additional Choices :Explore options such as massage, acupuncture, and the choice to labor in water.

Some of our natural Birthing Options include:

  • Hydrotherapy: Immerse yourself in the soothing effects of water during labor with our hydrotherapy options. Water has been known to provide relief from pain and discomfort, promoting a more comfortable birthing experience.

  • Birthing Balls: Experience the benefits of movement and positioning with birthing balls. These versatile tools can aid in easing labor pains, enhancing flexibility, and providing a sense of control during childbirth.

  • Ambulation: Stay active during labor with the freedom to move around. Ambulation can enhance the progress of labor and contribute to a more relaxed and empowered birthing experience.

Comprehensive pain management Support: Equipped to administer pain relief or epidurals when needed, ensuring a supportive birthing experience.

  • Our pain management philosophy revolves around providing the comfort you desire in the safest possible way for both you and your baby. Choose from a range of options, including simple comforting measures like hot or cold packs, or more advanced choices such as IV pain reducers and epidurals.

    Additionally, for those seeking an alternative pain relief option, we offer Nitrous Oxide. Inhaled through a mask held by the laboring mom, it provides a reduction in pain and anxiety.

Safe Place for Newborns

  • Confidential Haven: The Safe Place for Newborns program at Vernon Memorial Healthcare ensures shelter, medical care, and treatment for surrendered infants.
  • Our dedicated team, including doctors, respiratory therapists, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), and Registered Nurses (RNs), are Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certified. 

Donor Milk Availability: Nurturing Newborns: Opt for donor milk as a safe and nutritious alternative for your baby's growth and development.

Comprehensive Care Team: Collaborative Approach: Celebrating the role of nurse-midwives and Family Medicine providers with Obstetrics, ensuring a comprehensive and personalized birthing experience.

Personalized Nursing Care

Experience one-on-one nursing care from our highly skilled nurses who remain by your bedside throughout labor and delivery. Beyond delivery, our nursing team continues to provide personalized care, establishing a personal and professional relationship with you. Here, you're not just a number; you're a valued individual.

Spinning Babies® Education

Our nursing staff is Spinning Babies® educated, ensuring that they are equipped with the latest techniques and knowledge to assist you during labor. The Spinning Babies approach focuses on fetal positioning, helping to optimize the baby's alignment in the pelvis. By incorporating Spinning Babies principles, we aim to keep stress levels low and promote the natural progression of labor.

Maternal and Infant Bonding

At our facility, we prioritize the precious bond between mothers and babies, offering dedicated support for both C-sections and natural births. Our commitment extends beyond delivery, with specialized Level 1 Nursery and Maternal care facilities that create a nurturing environment for both mom and baby post-delivery.

Family-Centric Care

Our Family Medicine Doctors provide comprehensive care for your entire family, ensuring a seamless transition for your newborn. Say goodbye to concerns about who will care for your new bundle of joy as our dedicated team takes care of your family's well-being.

Your Journey, Your Way:

At Vernon Memorial Healthcare, we recognize the significance of your birthing experience. Our team is dedicated to providing personalized, compassionate care that aligns with your preferences and values. Whether you choose hydrotherapy, birthing balls, ambulation, or aromatherapy, we are here to support you every step of the way.

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