Pregnancy & Childbirth

Special Deliveries are our Specialty

Mothers-to-be have many wishes. A healthy baby, a smooth delivery and peace of mind knowing that compassionate care will be delivered by the region’s leading care providers.

From the first appointment with your obstetrician to the day you take your new baby home, you want everything to be just right. We do too—that’s why our multi-specialty team works with each individual to design a birth experience specific to the patient’s needs. Care is guided by evidence-based practices, current research and a focus on patient and family centered service excellence. At UC Health, you’ll find:

  • Experienced and dedicated health care providers to make your birthing experience an event to cherish.
  • Advanced technology for obstetrical care.
  • Specialists who facilitate bonding and support breastfeeding.
  • Newborn care at mom’s bedside.
  • Comprehensive childbirth education classes.
  • Integrative medicine services that focus on healthy lifestyle addressing stress, nutrition, movement, sleep and environment.
  • Coordinated gynecology and women’s health services.
  • Postpartum care that promotes a family-centered experience.
  • Personalized room service to meet your needs.
  • Large, private birthing suites and 24/7 visitation with family and friends.
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists to manage high-risk pregnancies and deliveries.
  • Level IIB Special Care Nursery and Level III neonatal intensive care unit to provide special care, should your baby need it.

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Our Locations

With a full spectrum of prenatal, labor, delivery and post-partum care, our maternity services program is backed by the power, strength and knowledge of the region’s academic health system, bringing exceptional care to families throughout the Tri-State.

With inpatient locations in Clifton and West Chester, UC Health provides unmatched comfort and safety for moms-to-be and their newest arrival.

West Chester Hospital
7700 University Dr., Third Floor
West Chester, Ohio 45069

UC Health’s West Chester Hospital is nationally ranked for providing the safest possible environment for patients while offering a level of service that outperforms 95% of hospitals nationwide.

Our West Chester Hospital birthing center offers:

  • Highly-trained specialist physicians on site 24/7.
  • Spacious, private Labor/Delivery/Recovery/Postpartum rooms.
  • A Level IIB Special Care Nursery to provide specialty care to high-risk newborns.
  • The “gentle” C-section approach and in-unit surgical suites.
  • Newborn care provided by the experts from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
  • Anesthesia services 24/7.

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UC Medical Center
3188 Bellevue Avenue
3rd Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45219

At UC Medical Center, our expert team of obstetricians, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, neonatologists and dedicated nursing staff are here to help you have an extraordinary childbirth experience.

UC Medical Center was named a 2023-24 ‘Best Hospital for Maternity Care’ and received a ‘High Performing’ designation by U.S. News & World Report. The Center was also named a 2023 ‘Birthing-Friendly’ hospital by the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Additionally, UC Medical Center was ranked as one of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals by Newsweek and Statista Inc.

Our UC Medical Center birthing center offers:

  • The first and only Level IV maternity hospital in Greater Cincinnati, and one of just seven Level IV maternity hospitals in Ohio. A Level IV maternity hospital is a regional perinatal health care center able to treat the most complex medical conditions during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum.
  • Specialized obstetrical care from a world-renowned team of professionals.
  • Family-centered, compassionate and nurturing labor and delivery experience, within newly renovated birthing suites.
  • Anesthesia 24/7.
  • Comprehensive education and preparation for life at home.

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