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Family Centered Maternity Care


Brenda was voted best nurse in the Valley!

Welcoming. Comfortable. Warm. These are just a few of the words that describe the maternity wing at St. Francis Healthcare Campus - a place for families to celebrate one of life's most blessed events.

The large, flexible rooms at St. Francis allow women to experience labor, delivery and postpartum care all in one room. There's plenty of space for family and friends to visit, and there's even a place for new dads to sleep comfortably. What's more, a whirlpool tub soothes and comforts moms during labor.

Our high tech fetal/maternal monitoring systems give nurses and other providers the best in medical technology. They capture patient information, which can be conveniently accessed, and generate alerts when necessary. They allow labor nurses to stay at a patient's bedside, giving the mother and baby the best, most efficient care possible.

Our team of registered nurses and licensed practical nurses are at your side with care and support during labor and childbirth. But it doesn't stop there. They also help new moms care for themselves and their babies. When breastfeeding is difficult, for example, nurses provide expert help and emotional support. St. Francis strives to stay current with advancements in technology to better serve the needs of our community.

Many of us, being moms ourselves, realize that support is helpful in those first few days at home. That is why our nursing staff is available for you - even after you leave the hospital, either by your calling our help line or by your returning as often as you like for support, encouragement, and further education.


Our moms-to-be are important. As you plan your birth experience, you can expect our nursing staff to be attentive to your desires. You can use the following tools to help prepare you so we meet your needs. Download a I'm Having a Baby Checklist.

Services include: Electronic Fetal Monitoring and Labor Surveillance, Newborn Hearing Screening, Epidural Anesthesia, and OB Pre-admissions are available.

General visiting hours:
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Welcoming a new baby into the family is a precious time. Friends and family members will be anxious to come to visit. The Birthing Center welcomes visitors at any time. Please realize, though, that a new mom needs time to rest, to learn how to care for her baby, and also to simply get acquainted with him or her! Please plan your visit accordingly to give our new moms the "Quiet Time" they need and deserve.

 Visit our Baby Gallery


Available Classes: To prepare for the arrival of the new family member - Childbirth Classes are provided. Please call 218-643-3000 for more information on class schedules or check out the Calendar of Events.

St. Francis Healthcare Campus, 2400 St. Francis Drive, Breckenridge, MN 56520