Penn State Health's Approach to Maternity Services

Planning your family and doing everything you can to ensure a healthy pregnancy and delivery are as important to us as they are to you. At Penn State Health, you’ll find all the services you need to see your family grow. Our team of board-certified physicians and certified nurse midwives are experts in women’s health - from general gynecological care before you plan a family, to obstetrics and high-risk pregnancy management, to a safe, personal and compassionate birth experience.

At our conveniently located Women and Babies centers, you’ll find:

Compassionate, expert maternity and newborn care

  • Attending physicians and skilled nurses present 24/7
  • Certified nurse midwives
  • 24/7 anesthesia
  • Breastfeeding support

Comfortable amenities

  • Private rooms and bathrooms
  • A special meal for mom and support person
  • Rural setting with free parking
  • All major insurances accepted

Penn State Health Children's Hospital

Delivering your future. The clear choice for safe and exceptional obstetric care.

Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center

Ready to provide all the care your growing family needs.

Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center

Whether you’re a new or returning parent, we encourage you to participate in our classes to prepare for your new baby.

What to Expect When You're Expecting at Penn State Health

Preparing for the birth of a baby can be exciting and overwhelming. Attend a “What to Expect” session at a Penn State Health Women and Babies Center to hear from our teams of obstetricians, certified nurse midwives, anesthesiologists, family and community medicine providers and pediatricians.

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Childbirth and Parenting Classes

Penn State Health Children's Hospital offers a range of childbirth and parenting classes to help you care for you and your baby.

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Experts in Care

Meet our doctors, view their profiles and select the one that’s right for you.

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Convenient Locations

Find the care your family needs, close to home, at one of our many locations throughout central Pennsylvania.

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