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Care before, during and after the birth of your baby

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Support throughout Your Pregnancy  
Fairview’s nurses, doctors and midwives are here to help you throughout your pregnancy and birth experience. Our staff makes sure all of our parents receive the care and support they deserve as they welcome a new member to their family. Whether it’s your first baby or one of many – our care team will work to put you at ease and answer your questions. The safety and health of moms and babies is our top priority. Many generations of families have delivered babies at our hospitals and we’re proud to provide excellent care at such an important time.

Prenatal Care  
If you’re looking for a physician or certified nurse midwife to care for you during the planning phases of your pregnancy, while you’re pregnant and after you give birth, Fairview has doctors and midwives across the metro. Find a clinic near you. In most cases, the doctor you see in clinic throughout your pregnancy is also the doctor who will be by your side during birth.

Childbirth and Parenting Classes   
Babies don’t come with instruction manuals—so we offer a variety of classes to help you prepare. Classes include preparing for child birth, breastfeeding, infant sleep, and newborns 101.

High-Risk Pregnancies   
If you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant and have a high risk of experiencing a medically complicated pregnancy, specialists at three Maternal-Fetal Medicine Centers are available to provide you with specialized care. Your doctor will refer you to this service if needed.

Fetal Monitoring   
Each of our locations offer OB triage, an area that provides assessment and testing to monitor your and your baby’s health. Skilled nurses can track your contractions and your baby’s heartbeat.

Lactation Support   
Breastfeeding has many benefits for new babies and moms. We have certified lactation consultations to help moms and babies with breastfeeding in the hospital and after you’ve gone home. Our nurses will help answer questions and help new moms learn how to breastfeed with one-on-one assistance. Our nurses are extremely knowledgeable and supportive and will help you reach your breastfeeding goals.

Newborn Photography
Many of our locations offer professional newborn photography services right in your room if you wish to capture those first few hours and days.

Fairview Pharmacy
Fairview pharmacies offer many supplies new moms and babies may need, including breast pumps and accessories. With over 30 locations, Fairview pharmacies have a location close to you.

After-Baby Services
New moms sometimes need help adjusting to changes brought about by pregnancy and childbirth, including back pain, bladder issues, or varicose veins. Experts at Fairview Center for Bladder Control, Institute of Athletic Medicine, and VeinSolutions will provide the care you need.  
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