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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, please call Mercy HealthLine at (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