Birthing Options at Premier Health

We’ve built our maternity programs around giving you plenty of choices for planning your birthing experience. Our birthing centers offer a wide variety of flexible birthing and support services, including natural childbirth and midwives. Several pain-relief options are also available.

Many Childbirth Options to Choose From

We want to make your birthing experience special. That's why the Maternity Centers in our collective network offer you a wide variety of options.

Your birthing choices include:

  • Your own labor style
  • Natural childbirth
  • Midwives
  • Water birth
  • Pain-management options
  • Rooming in
  • Quick access to surgical suites if needed
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultants

Learn more about your birthing options by touring our maternity centers:

Natural Childbirth: Family Beginnings

While all four of our birthing centers offer natural child birth options, Miami Valley Hospital's Family Beginnings is Ohio’s only accredited dedicated natural birth center located inside a hospital. We believe childbirth is a natural journey for mom, baby and family, and we foster your feeling of self-responsibility for the birth of your baby. You’ll work with nurses who are dedicated to the natural childbirth process and are experienced in natural childbirth labor support. They assist, support and guide you using natural childbirth tools.

If complications should occur, you can be assured that any medical help you need is seconds away. You have immediate access to the full advanced-care resources of a Premier Health hospital.

Offered through:  Miami Valley Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, Upper Valley Medical Center

Natural Beginnings Birth Center

At Natural Beginnings Birth Center, we believe childbirth is a natural process and a spiritual journey for you and your family. Natural Beginnings is the only natural birth center in the greater Cincinnati area. We will begin deliveries at Atrium Medical Center on December 1, 2016, with specialized rooms completed in the spring of 2017.

Offered through: Atrium Medical Center

Support for High-Risk Pregnancies

Sometimes complications can require you to be in the hospital during your pregnancy. The Miami Valley Hospital Perinatal Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Dayton’s only PICU, is here to support you. We provide specialized care for expectant moms with high-risk pregnancies before, during and after birth.

Moms-to-be who may need treatment at the PICU are those with:

Offered through: Miami Valley Hospital

Physician Expertise

To help you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby we support you with the Dayton area’s top physicians.

Premier Health gives you access to specialists in these and other related disciplines:

  • OB/GYN
  • Maternal-fetal medicine
  • High-risk perinatalogy (high-risk pregnancy)
  • Neonatalogy (care for newborns)

Content Updated: April 12, 2018

These Premier Health locations offer Maternity Services.
Each location may offer different or additional services, so contact a location below to learn more about the specific services they offer.
One Medical Center Dr. Middletown, OH  45005
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