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Mercyhealth Birthing Center–Rockford

8201 E. Riverside Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61114

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Location Overview

Mercyhealth Birthing Center-Rockford is located inside Javon Bea Hospital–Riverside. Our entire staff, from doctors, nurse midwives and maternity nurses, to dietary and housekeeping staff, is committed to offering you and your baby exceptional care in a supportive, secure and comfortable environment.

We look forward to sharing one of life’s most joyous occasions with you. If you have any questions about our services or classes, or need a referral to a physician, call (888) 39-MERCY.


  • Private, large, home-like labor and delivery suites and recovery rooms
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Private spa-like bathrooms
  • Infant security system
  • Large flat screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Rocking chair
  • Sofa sleeper beds
  • C-section surgical suites for planned and unplanned Cesarean sections
  • Fully equipped nurseries for babies who require extra medical care
  • Family lounge with plentiful seating, TV and vending machines
  • On-site Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Additional Information

  • Practice rooming-in, which allows mothers and infants to be cared for together by the nurse in the mother’s room
  • Encourage skin-to-skin contact by placing stable newborns on their mother’s chest after birth
  • Provide ongoing support for breastfeeding babies and their mothers at our outpatient lactation clinic

Additional Resources

  • We offer new moms and expecting parents childbirth and parenting education classes and breastfeeding consultations with International Board Certified Lactation Consultants by appointment. For more information, call (815) 971-5020.
  • Javon Bea Hospital–Riverside is a milk depot.

Mercyhealth Birthing Center–Rockford Services