Obstetrics

Family happily embracing their baby

You and your growing family deserve personalized care matched to your unique needs and preferences during this time in your life. Every pregnancy is different, which is why our team of physicians, advanced practice providers and certified nurse midwives are ready to care for you and your baby whether you want a traditional plan of care, prefer a natural birthing experience, group care through our CenteringPregnancy® program, or require a more complex treatment plan.

Woman in surgical gown kissing baby.

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

Discover how birthing parents can watch their baby enter the world during a C-section with the help of a camera.

Spectrum Health Butterworth, Spectrum Health United and Spectrum Health Zeeland Community hospitals received a baby-friendly designation in October of 2014. Our hospitals are the only ones in West Michigan that are accredited by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.

Butterworth Hospital Family Birthplace

What to expect

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Pain relief options

You may be nervous about pain during labor and delivery. At Spectrum Health, we have many options to help you manage your pain – as shown in the chart below. Talk to your doctor or midwife about options that interest you or questions you may have.

Labor pain relief options

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Obstetrics Resources