Obstetrics/The Family Birthplace

Presence Saint Francis Hospital
The Family Birthplace
355 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202
847-316-6340
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At Saint Francis hospital’s Family Birthplace, you’ll take great comfort in knowing that you'll receive the highest level of care, including 24-hour obstetric, neonatal and anesthesia coverage and a C-section suite.

Personalized Maternity Suites

The Family Birthplace at Saint Francis Hospital has beautiful, new maternity suites that will help make your delivery as warm, comfortable and stress-free as possible. Our private labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum suites allow you to bond with your baby all in one room.

Each personalized suite features all of the following:

  • Deluxe sleeper chair for visitors
  • Mini-fridge
  • CD player and VCR/DVD player
  • Modem Internet access
  • Beautiful city and lake views

Hydrotherapy Tub

For additional comfort and deeper relaxation during labor, a hydrotherapy tub is available with physician approval. Hydrotherapy tubs have been shown to have many benefits during labor:

  • Greater comfort and mobility
  • Reduction of pressure
  • Conservation of energy
  • Deeper relaxation

Classes Available

The Family Birthplace understands you want to be prepared for this exciting experience. That's why we offer an extensive schedule of prenatal classes which cover mom's health during pregnancy, birth preparation, newborn care and more. During and after your stay with us, our certified lactation consultants are on hand to offer assistance and answer questions about breastfeeding.

Free Monthly Tours - Visit Us and See the Difference

The best way to feel The Family Birthplace difference is to come and visit us. To schedule a tour, get a list of prenatal classes or find a physician, call 877-RES-INFO (737-4636).

Take a photo tour of our newly renovated Family Birthplace units!

Call 877-RES-INFO for Nurse Advice, Doctor Referrals or Class Registration Monday - Friday 8 am to 8 pm • Weekends 8 am to 4pm

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