BirthPlace

It’s the Little Things that Deliver Big Smiles

Having a baby is an exciting time in your life – and at the BirthPlace in our Niles and St. Joseph hospitals, we want to make it a healthy time. Whether this is your first baby or you are continuing to build your family, our experienced physicians and clinical staff are here to help provide you with safe, high-quality care every step of the way.

Some of the little things that make the BirthPlace special:

  • Access to pediatric specialists 24/7
  • Daily serenity hours
  • Experienced and loving care professionals 
  • Intimate family-centered birthing suites
  • Newly renovated rooms
  • Ongoing new parent education
  • Online nursery for friends and family who can’t be present
  • On-site certified breastfeeding consultant 
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Our Patients Say it Best

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The Scariest Five Minutes of My Life

Jacklynn Armstrong
Sep, 2019
My care team was so attentive to all of my needs and made a scary situation that much easier for my whole family.

Two Special Birthdays

Taleah Adams
May, 2019
The nurses and doctors were constantly checking on me to make sure I was ok. I felt so supported the entire time.

Finally a Family of Three

Michelle Coy
Apr, 2019
I am so thankful for the care I received at the Niles BirthPlace.

1 in 80,000 Odds

Nafitiri Mills
Mar, 2019
The way they care for the babies is so genuine.

A Wedding Day Delivery

Matt and Kristin Ross
Mar, 2019
Trust your care team, they’ve done this a lot, they know what they’re doing.

No Complications

Sasha Thompson

Physicians:

Alissa Conklin, MD
Nov, 2018
Dr. Conklin explained what we needed to do and why. She was the warmest doctor I’ve ever met.

A Miracle Birth

Lucia Higgins

Physicians:

Alissa Conklin, MD
Nov, 2018
Dr. Conklin made it all very personal while still ensuring both the baby and I were safe.

A Birth-Day Blessing

Amanda

Physicians:

Alissa Conklin, MD
Aug, 2016
I was able to hold my daughter for the very first time — that moment is one I will cherish for the rest of my life.

Connecting in a New Place

Jenny Ryan
Sep, 2015
New to the area and pregnant with her third child, Jenny was nervous about finding medical professionals who she could relate to. Her fears vanished when she found a personal connection at BellaNova Women's Health.

A Gentle Welcome to the World

Torey Schultz
Sep, 2015
Thanks to the staff at the BirthPlace, the birth of my second child was a completely different experience for me, both physically and emotionally. 
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