The Birthplace at M Health Fairview Northland Medical Center

Joy is born here

The Birthplace at Fairview Northland Medical Center delivers hundreds of babies every year but we never lose sight that each and every birth is unique. We work closely with you and your health care provider to support the choices you make about your child's birth to ensure your experience is exceptional.


M Health Fairview Northland Medical Center 911 Northland Dr. Princeton, MN 55371


Information: 763-389-6353

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Find out why it's great to be born here

Besides our highly skilled and caring staff, The Birthplace also offers these amenities and services:
  • Therapeutic labor techniques and support tools, including birthing balls, peanut balls, squatting bars, essential oils and inhalers.
  • Obstetricians  and nurses
  • Latest options for pain relief, including nitrous oxide
  • Lactation support – We are a designated Baby-Friendly® Hospital – a prestigious honor that recognizes facilities that offer mothers the information, skills and confidence to successfully breastfeed their babies. Certified, caring lactation consultants are on hand to assist and support you for successful breastfeeding. All registered nurses in The Birthplace have had at least 20 hours of education about lactation. We also offer appointments with a lactation specialist after you take your baby home.
  • Private rooms with free Wifi so you can immediately announce your baby news.
  • Free childbirth and breastfeeding classes. Click here and choose Fairview Northland Medical Center as the location to see the full menu and register for a class.
  • Dedicated operating room in The Birthplace for C-sections and emergency procedures.
  • Breastfeeding supplies, including breast pumps, are available in our on-site Fairview Pharmacy.
  • Support for patients who wish to have a vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC) delivery. We will do everything we can to help you safely achieve your goal.

Should your baby arrive early or need advanced care, he or she can be transported to the Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital  in Minneapolis

Tour the Birthplace

Take a tour of The Birthplace and find out all of the many reasons why it’s great to be born here. Call 763-389-7667 to schedule your tour today.

Are you pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant? 

If you’re looking for a physician to care for you during the planning phases of your pregnancy, while you're pregnant and after you give birth, we partner with many outstanding health care providers in the area. Find a clinic near you. 

What if you need special care for a high-risk pregnancy?

Are you experiencing complications in your pregnancy or are you at risk of experiencing a medically complicated pregnancy? Expecting multiple babies? Do you have a family history of birth defects or genetic conditions? Physicians at Fairview Northland Medical Center work in conjunction with the specialists at University of Minnesota Health Maternal-Fetal Medicine Centers  to provide care for pregnant women who are — or who have a high risk of — experiencing a medically complicated pregnancy. Maternal-Fetal Medicine offers care at three metro-area locations in Burnsville, Edina and Minneapolis.