Pregnancy and Childbirth

Personalized care that embraces your unique pregnancy.

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Pregnancy planning and care

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.

Finding the right fit

Our Fetal Care Center and NICU

We're here to support you

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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.

Caring for you and your baby

What to expect
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Get to know one of our hospitals
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Butterworth Hospital Family Birthplace
Pregnancy and parenting classes
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The birth of a baby can be a very exciting time. It is also filled with lots of questions and decisions. Our prenatal and parenting classes are taught by certified childbirth educators. We encourage your support person to attend as well

Pain relief options
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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
A baby-friendly designation
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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.

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Finding the Right Care for Your Patient

Referring physicians have access to specialists 24 hours a day, seven days a week.