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Birthing Services at Marshfield Medical Center

Father holding young baby - Marshfield Children's Hospital birthing services

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Marshfield Medical Center has the experts and pediatric specialties to care for your newborn.


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Marshfield Medical Center delivers complete care and support to more than 1,000 newborn babies and families each year. ​

Our highly trained health care professionals can take care of high-risk pregnancies and babies. The neonatal intensive care unit in Marshfield Children's Hospital can provide specialized care if needed.

We limit visiting hours so we can focus on parent and infant bonding, patient healing and teaching. Non-immediate family and friends can visit during general visiting hours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. 

 Learn more at our pregnancy hub >​

Temporary Visitor Restrictions

Due to high levels of respiratory illness in our surrounding communities, the birth center at Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield is implementing temporary visitor restrictions.

These measures are in place to protect patients, especially newborns, due to high levels of respiratory illness in surrounding communities. The temporary visiting restrictions will be regularly assessed and lifted as soon as possible.

We thank everyone for their cooperation and support during this restriction. Contact the nurses' desk if you have questions.

Birth center restriction guidelines:

  • Visitors must be free of illness.
  • Visitors must be 18 years and older.
  • Only two designated labor and delivery support people and grandparents will be allowed.

Marshfield Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) restriction guidelines are in place from October to April. Contact the nurses' desk if you have questions.

NICU restriction guidelines:

  • Visitors must be free of illness.
  • Only four designated support people may visit.
  • Only visitors 18 years and older.

​Where is the Birth Center?

The Birth Center is located on second floor in the West Building of Marshfield Medical Center.

After 10 p.m., access to the Birth Center is provided through Hospital Security using the Emergency Department entrance.

Contact the birthing center

Marshfield Clinic obstetrics and gynecology is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact us at 715-387-5161 for questions.​

When should you call the Birth Center?

Call us before coming in if you have:

  • Fluid leaking from your vagina – small frequent trickles or a large gush that continues to leak
  • Four to five contractions per hour lasting 60 seconds for an hour or more
  • Decreased fetal movement
  • Questions regarding cramps, vaginal pressure, discharge or a low, dull backache
  • Vaginal bleeding

Childbirth education classes

Marshfield Medical Center offers a variety of childbirth education classes to help you prepare for the arrival of your baby. Find classes >

Breast Milk Donations

Marshfield Medical Center accepts breast milk donations. Our milk depot program makes it possible for area women with an extra supply of breast milk to donate their milk.

Learn more about MMC breast milk depot >

 Visiting Hours - Daily


10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. is quiet time (no visitors allowed)

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