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Marshfield Medical Center Birth Center – Eau Claire

Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire's birthing center provides growing Chippewa Valley families with access to exceptional health care. 

Pregnancy is a life-changing experience. Our providers are with you every step of the way to guide, comfort and provide the best care possible for you. We deliver complete care and support for newborn babies and families.

Our highly trained health care professionals can take care of high-risk pregnancies and babies. Our midwifery team has been providing maternity and well-woman care since 1987, and has over 100 years of combined experience in women's health.

As a Health System, we have specialty obstetrics care for any complications like preeclampsia, preterm labor, gestational diabetes and more. The neonatal intensive care unit in Marshfield Children's Hospital can provide specialized care if needed. The 24/7 neonatal transport team provides ground and air transport for babies from all over the state and region to Marshfield. 


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Birthing suites designed for comfort

Your care team will help guide the process for moms by answering questions and creating a comfortable environment. You will be directed to your own personal birthing suite at our birthing center for labor and delivery.

Our birthing center offers:

  • • Private suites to create a homelike environment with advanced capabilities for your baby’s needs and safety.
  • • A dedicated C-section room for planned or urgent deliveries.
  • • Cordless monitoring to give you freedom to move around.
  • • Water birth and hydrotherapy options available.
  • • Pain management options, including nitrous oxide.
  • • More in-room bonding time with your newborn child.
  • • Other benefits include 24/7 access to specialists including anesthesiologymaternal fetal medicineobstetrics and pediatrics.

Marshfield Children's services close to home

Our Eau Claire pediatricians are part of a larger pediatric specialty network backed by the region's only dedicated pediatric hospital, Marshfield Children's Hospital.

Your OB/GYN or midwife can talk to you about pediatric care. We look forward to providing quality health care for you and your growing family.

Where is the Birth Center?

We are located on third floor in the Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire. Come in the front door, take the elevator to third floor and follow the signs. We have a security system in place for the safety of our families. Visitors must be allowed into the Birth Center by staff.

​Marshfield Clinic Health System offers lactation services staffed by International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) and Certified Lactation Counselors, who educate you on breastfeeding and work with you to overcome breastfeeding difficulties.

Learn more about lactation services >

Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield 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 >

Childbirth education classes

Childbirth class:

In this four week class, we will cover the basics of childbirth and how to prepare, discuss pain relief techniques both natural and medicated, provided information on possible interventions you may encounter in your labor. We will also touch on the basics of breastfeeding, newborn and postpartum care. Class is taught by labor and delivery registered nurses, who have their lactation certification.

Breastfeeding class:

In this two-hour class, we will provide information to help you start to prepare for your breastfeeding journey, discuss what you can do to help ensure breastfeeding success, and go over possible challenges that may arise. Class is taught by labor and delivery registered nurses with their lactation certification.

Call 1-715-858-4646 to register for a class. 

​Contact us for care

Call: 866-520-2510
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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