What to expect when visiting a Mercyhealth location
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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, please call Mercy HealthLine at (888) 39-MERCY.
Private, large, home-like labor and delivery suites and recovery rooms
Private spa-like bathrooms
Infant security system
Large flat screen TV
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
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
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.