Birthing Center

Birthing Center

Birthing Center

Our Birthing Center is made up of family medicine physicians, surgeons, nurse anesthetists, and specially trained obstetric nurses that offer exceptional obstetric care in an inviting family friendly atmosphere. Veterans Memorial Hospital provides services throughout the woman’s entire pregnancy. Our Birthing Center is made up of three delivery suites and one water birth suite, all providing our patient and families with the amenities of home.

Prenatal Services:
  • Prenatal Education Classes
  • 3D and 4D ultra sound
  • Lactation Services
  • Car seat checks
  • Prenatal Massage (inpatient and outpatient)
  • ..many more
Our Delivery Suites include:
  • Whirlpool tub
  • Pullout sofa sleeper
  • Rocker Recliner
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Television/DVD player
During Delivery we offer a variety of pain control:
  • Spinal Narcotic (intrathecal)
  • Water immersion
  • Nitrous oxide
  • Aromatherapy

Waterbirth offers a natural birthing experience for expectant mothers in a controlled environment. Being surrounded by warm water offers a range of benefits from being able to cope with contractions to feeling less pain. Waterbirth is available to women with low risk, uncomplicated pregnancies.

Contact Veterans Memorial Hospital, at 568-3411 for more information.

Pregnancy Information: 

Dave Schwartz, MD  

Family Medicine/Emergency Services/Maternity Services I was born and raised in Kellogg, Iowa with a population of 600 people, 100 dogs, and 200 cats. I chose

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Nicole Barbee, MD 

Family Medicine/Emergency Services/Maternity Services I was born and raised in Cherryfield, Maine. I became a medical provider to improve the health of rural communities. My

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