The Birthplace at M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital

Joy is Born Here

The Birthplace at Fairview Ridges Hospital delivers thousands of babies every year but we never lose sight that each and every birth is unique. We work closely with you and your healthcare provider to support the choices you make in your birth plan, to ensure your experience is exceptional.


M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital 201 E. Nicollet Blvd. Burnsville, MN 55337


Information: 952-892-2000

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Find out why it’s great to be born here

Besides our highly skilled and caring staff, our Birthplace also offers these amenities and services:
  • Therapeutic labor techniques and support options, including hydrotherapy tubs, birthing balls, peanut balls, squatting bars, essential oils and inhalers
  • Certified nurse midwives, obstetricians and nurses
  • Latest options for pain relief, including nitrous oxide
  • Lactation support – All of The Birthplace nurses are lactation educators and we also have certified lactation consultants on hand for breastfeeding support and assistance, both during your stay and after you leave.
  • Private rooms with free Wifi so you can immediately announce your baby news.
  • Bluetooth enabled monitors provide more freedom to walk around while you are in labor.
  • Complimentary newborn portrait sessions and online virtual birth announcement from First Day Photo. Visit to learn about other options.
  • Childbirth, breastfeeding and parenting classes are offered through Amma Parenting Center. See their full menu and register for a class at

If your baby arrives early or need specialized care, our Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is open around the clock. We have the advanced equipment necessary to care for infants born at 30 weeks and above, and neonatologists from University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital will care for your baby.

We’re looking forward to providing you and your family with the most safe and comfortable setting to welcome your newest member.

Tour The Birthplace and meet with a pediatrician

Take a tour of The Birthplace and find out all the many reasons why it’s great to be born here. As part of our tour, we offer the unique opportunity to speak with a pediatrician about the kind of care you and your baby can expect during your stay. 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.

Should I pre-register with the hospital?

Yes, you should pre-register before you go into labor. Pre-register online or call 612-672-2000.

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? Talk with your doctor about a referral to a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center clinic. Specialists at Maternal-Fetal Medicine Centers provider care for pregnant women who are – or who have high risk of – experiencing a medically complicated pregnancy. We provide care at three metro-area locations in Burnsville, Edina and Minneapolis.