Comfort and Safety
We want your birth experience to be as comfortable as possible. Your pain will be monitored closely, and options for pain control will be available to you.
Both Memorial Hospital and Mercy Hospital Southwest are Baby-Friendly® Hospitals. These designations, received from Baby-Friendly USA, mark the highest accreditation for birth centers. Baby-Friendly hospitals are recognized worldwide for their superb infant bonding and breastfeeding practices in their birthing units.
Memorial Hospital and Mercy Hospital Southwest received seven national awards in 2017 from Healthgrades, including 5-star achievement for performance in OB/GYN Care.
Obstetrical (OB) physicians are onsite 24/7 to manage emergencies and consult with a physician on your behalf in your absence.