Your baby will be here before you know it. Do you know where you’ll be delivering? Fortunately, southeast Michigan has plenty of hospitals with birthing centers that offer different accommodations, from hydrotherapy tubs for water births to classes and lactation consultants. Some have suites dedicated to natural birth and others have specialized anesthesiologists. Check out these options to find the perfect one for you and your little bundle of joy.
- Address: 18101 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
- Phone: 313-593-7000
Hotel-style room service in spacious suites for new moms; level 3 NICU. Couplet care, newborn security system, 24/7 birthing partner visiting, in-house obstetrical coverage, online baby photo gallery.
- Address: 28050 Grand River Ave., Farmington Hills
- Phone: 248-888-2500
Childbirth classes, free tours, room service/post-delivery gourmet meal, postpartum suites, secure nursery and electronic bracelet/anklet system, fully digital records and reserved parking for patients.
- Address: 468 Cadieux Road, Grosse Pointe
- Phone: 313-473-1000
Baby-Friendly certified. Has 12 private LDRP suites, natural-birth suite, spa-like bathrooms, hydrotherapy tubs, swaddlers, birthing balls, well-rounded menu, full post-natal care/support.
- Address: 3601 W. 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak
- Phone: 248-898-5000
Has 20 private labor/delivery suites, including a dedicated natural-birth unit center and 50-bed level 3 NICU. Rooms offer hydrotherapy tubs, aromatherapy, a well-rounded menu and comprehensive post-natal care/support.
- Address: 44201 Dequindre Road, Troy
- Phone: 248-964-5000
Private suites have the latest tech and amenities for safe, comfortable deliveries. Includes NICU, dedicated natural birth suite, comprehensive post-natal care and support; iPod docks, TVs, free Wi-Fi.
- Address: 5450 Fort St., Trenton
- Phone: 734-671-3800
Expansive delivery rooms, couplet care, lactation support, education classes, neonatal support services, lactation center, one-on-one nursing support and online baby photo gallery. Nurses sing to infants on “Lullaby Lane.”
- Address: 33155 Annapolis St., Wayne
- Phone: 734-467-4000
Spacious private suites, plus Jacuzzi tubs/private showers, individual lighting/climate controls. Couplet care, online baby photo gallery, in-room refrigerators, entertainment centers, sleeper sofas.
- Address: 6071 W. Outer Drive, Detroit
- Phone: 313-966-7040
Delivers 1,500 babies annually. Has 24/7 neonatologist, couplet care, comfortable birthing suites, private mother-baby rooms, 20-bed NICU and infant security system. Tours available.
- Address: 1 William Carls Drive, Commerce Township
- Phone: 248-937-5220
Offers 22 private rooms. Lactation consultants; 24/7 obstetrician, pediatrician. Tours at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Saturday (call ahead).
- Address: 15855 19 Mile Road, Clinton Township
- Phone: 586-263-2410
Hydrotherapy tubs, rocking chairs, mini fridges, large picture windows and room service in 17 private rooms. Lactation consultants, special care nursery.
- Address: 2799 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit
- Phone: 313-916-0397
Find 12 labor/delivery and 20 postpartum rooms (all private), NICU, 24/7 OB physicians, certified nurse midwives, anesthesiologist specializing in obstetrics; every baby goes home with a sleep sack. Tours by appointment Saturday-Sunday.
- Address: 6777 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield
- Phone: 248-325-1000
Part of Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Has 15 private labor/delivery/postpartum rooms with hydrotherapy tubs and special sinks for first bath. Special-care nursery, nurse-midwives, in-room treatments from Vita wellness center; nutrition, genetic counseling.
- Address: 2333 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte
- Phone: 734-246-6023
Has 13 private birthing suites, some with hydrotherapy tubs, 24/7 obstetrician/neonatology physician and nurse practitioner, sleeper sofas; every baby leaves with a sleep sack.
- Address: 6245 Inkster Road, Garden City
- Phone: 734-458-3300
State-of-the-art tech, special-care nursery, sofa sleepers, board-certified physicians, midwives and nurses. Multilingual staff/physicians. Halal/special dietary meals. Tours, one-day childbirth education, customized “After Discharge CarePlan.”
- Address: 36475 Five Mile Road, Livonia
- Phone: 734-655-1000
Private suites, couplet care and 24/7 visitation for father/significant other. Tours, childbirth education, baby basics, infant care and mommy-and-me classes offered.
- Address: 1000 Harrington Blvd., Mount Clemens
- Phone: 586-493-8298
Private birthing suites, 15-bed special-care nursery, eight specialty care nursery beds, only licensed Level II specialty care nursery in Macomb County.
- Address: 16001 W. Nine Mile Road, Southfield
- Phone: 248-849-3140
Offers 10 standard and two high-risk delivery suites. Couplet care, various pain control options and 15 NICU beds. Plus Alternative Birthing Center with queen-size bed, hydrotherapy tubs, birthing chairs, certified nurse midwives.
- Address: 47601 Grand River Ave., Novi
- Phone: 248-465-3305
Offers 27 private rooms, special-care nursery, women’s health units, pediatrics. Promotes immediate skin-to-skin contact, couplet care. Fully stocked family lounges and in-hospital photography studio.
- Address: 22101 Moross Road, Detroit
- Phone: 313-343-4000
Provides certified nurse midwives, 31 suites and 16 private postpartum/high-risk rooms. All private NICU rooms and special care nursery.
- Address: 11800 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren
- Phone: 586-573-5211
Eight private birthing suites host 110 births per month. Broad visiting hours, 52 obstetricians and family physicians on staff, on-site neonatologist. Tours available as part of prenatal education class.
- Address: 4100 River Road, East China Township
- Phone: 810-329-7111
Eight private birthing suites, about 35 births per month, sleepover option for support people, childbirth education, lactation consultant, tours.
- Address: 5301 McAuley Drive, Ypsilanti
- Phone: 734-712-0331
A dozen modern labor/delivery/recovery rooms with Jacuzzi amenities host 4,000 births a year. OB triage, surgical facilities, nitrous oxide, NICU, nurse-midwives, lactation consultants, prenatal education, tours.
- Address: 44405 Woodward Ave., Pontiac
- Phone: 248-858-3525
New 18-bed mother/baby unit opens fall 2017. Level III NICU, maternal fetal medicine specialists, private single-room care, at-your-request room service, lactation specialists, mom support groups, pre-/post-natal yoga/exercise classes.
- Address: 3990 John R St., Detroit
- Phone: 888-DMC-2500
Touts being Michigan’s only ICU for pregnant women. Has 24 private labor/delivery rooms with in-room showers, four C-section suites, 42 postpartum rooms and a birthing tub for water labor/birthing and midwifery.
- Address: 1101 W. University Drive, Rochester
- Phone: 248-652-5000
Spacious, private suites with accommodations for visitors, a state-of-the-art infant security system, expertly trained obstetricians and new-mom support.
- Address: 1540 E. Hospital Drive, Floor 9, Ann Arbor
- Phone: 855-58WOMAN (589-6626)
Delivers about 3,800 babies per year. Offers OB-GYNs, family physicians and certified nurse midwives. Has 50 private rooms with natural lighting, newborn ICU.
This post was originally published in 2015 and is updated regularly.