You’re having a baby!
The Birck Family Birth Center provides comfortable suites and caring, experienced professionals who will educate and guide you through the birth journey. For your peace of mind and the well-being of your baby, we have the most innovative fetal and neonatal medicine available onsite. Every aspect of our birth center has been designed to offer you the best possible birth experience.
The Birck Family Birth Center Amenities Include:
- Birthing Suites
Located in our beautiful, new patient pavilion and fully equipped with a comfortable bed, bathroom, shower and TV.
- Breastfeeding Support Group
A supportive group of breastfeeding moms who share stories and encouragement for your journey. To register or for more information, please call 630.856.7525.
- Certified Nurse Midwifery
We can provide access to certified midwives, professionals who provide specific care to women in the birthing process.
- Continental Breakfast
Join us every morning in the Baby Cafe for free bagels, coffee and other goodies from Einstein Bagels.
- Help Hotline for New Parents
Arriving at home with a newborn can be a little overwhelming even for experienced parents. That’s why we offer a free, 24-hour hotline: 630.856.4900. All questions are welcome.
- Hospital Lullaby
Fathers/partners are invited to push the button to play a lullaby over the hospital sound system to announce the arrival of your new little one.
- Lactation Consultants
Breastfeeding is natural, but it doesn’t always come naturally. That’s why our board-certified lactation consultants offer one-on-one counseling so you and your baby get a good start together.
- Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Providing the highest level of neonatal care for the highest-risk newborns, with minimal light and noise, we simulate the womb to create an environment for your newborn that he or she has grown accustomed to for the past nine months, leading to a more peaceful transition to a new world.
- Maternal Fetal Medicine Center
Complete and state-of-the-art obstetrical care for pregnant women who are at risk for medically complicated pregnancies.
Free massage is available to help reduce soreness and tension as well as increase circulation and range of motion.
- On-Unit Cesarean Delivery
Featuring stat-of-the-art surgical rooms, both fully equipped to handle any Cesarean procedure, planned or unplanned.
- Private Postpartum Suites
Featuring beautiful, earthtone décor, and other amenities to make your stay pleasant and memorable.
- Rooming In
We support Rooming In for our newborns in order to promote bonding and breastfeeding. Our staff of nurses are available to help 24 hours a day. Certified lactation support is available for those who need a little extra help!
- Water Therapy Tub
Offering you relief from pain so you can rest between contractions.
We Do More Than Help You Give Birth. We Also Help You Begin to Raise Your Newborn.
Once you’ve met the newest member of your family, you will be moved to a comfortable postpartum room where you may keep your baby by your side to establish an early mother-child bond. Of course, you may also need some alone time, so your baby can stay in the nursery when you want to rest. We are also here to help you get accustomed to the daily routine of caring for your new baby. From feeding to burping, bathing to swaddling, we happily and expertly offer advice as well as answer any questions you may have so you feel confident in your new role as a mother.
We offer a variety of classes for before and after your little one arrives. You can also tour the Birth Center to get a better idea of what to expect when the big day comes.
Expectant mothers - please use the front entrance (24/7) when being admitted for deliveries.