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 Our state-of-the-art Birth Center offers everything you need to have a pleasant and safe birthing experience.

Take a peek at what the Birth Center looks like.

Features Include:

  • An outstanding and experienced Birth Center staff who work very hard to ensure our expectant mothers and their new additions are as comfortable as possible
  • 9 Labor/Delivery/Recovery Suites to make your birth experience a joyous occasion
  • 22 lovely private suites to stay after recovery until you are ready to return home, with lakeside or countryside views
  • 2 C-section suites ready at a moment's notice for a more challenging birth
  • A newborn/well baby nursery where your most precious little one will be cared for as if it were our own
  • A 10-bed Level 2+ special care nursery staffed with access to neonatologists 24/7 to care for critically ill and premature babies from 30 weeks gestation
  • In-house OBs and Pediatric Hospitalists 24/7
  • Certified lactation consultants to assist you and your baby with successful breastfeedng
  • Complimentary spa-like services such as manicures and pedicures during your stay as part of the Pampered Pregnancy Program
  • A partnership with Advocate Children’s Hospital - Park Ridge in case your baby needs extra-special treatment
  • OB specialty certified registered nurses to care for you and your baby
  • An extensive childbirth education program including pre- and post-natal exercise, infant massage and breastfeeding classes
  • An experienced Pregnancy Planner to help you every step of the way


Find a Good Shepherd Hospital OB/GYN or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE.

If you are getting ready for baby and would like to visit, maps to the Birth Center can be printed below. Maps are also available at the hospital information desk or at the nurse station located on the unit.

Ground floor visitor map              First floor visitor map


It is an honor and pleasure to be able to serve you and your family during this exciting time in your lives.

If at any time you have any questions, please contact Women and Infant Services at 847.842.4382.

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