The BirthPlace

Longmont United Hospital

1950 Mountain View Ave
Longmont, Colorado 80501

The BirthPlace

Longmont United Hospital

The BirthPlace at Longmont United Hospital

When looking for a birth center, look no further than the BirthPlace at Longmont United Hospital for a family-friendly and comfortable environment during this most joyous occasion. All of your needs-before, during and after the birth, will be handled with the highest level of care. Moms, babies and families can count on care from a highly skilled and diverse team of nurses, obstetricians, midwives, and other caregivers who use state-of-the-art medical technology alongside integrative birth techniques to offer each family the unique support and experience they seek during their delivery. 

Our birth center has a Level II Special Care Nursery (NICU) with 24/7 coverage from Children’s Hospital Colorado Neonatal Nurse Practitioners to care for our newborns in need of specialized care and attention. 

    Mom with baby and nurse

    You can count on us.

    Spacious private rooms, jacuzzi tubs, daybed for birthing partner and spacious waiting areas create a comfortable environment where families can feel at home while they welcome their new little one. Our care team also offers massage, aromatherapy, music and other holistic methods to give moms an extra level of support through their delivery. 

    Birth Classes

    We have classes to help moms, dads and family members prepare for birth, baby and beyond.

    Looking for an OB/GYN?

    If you are pregnant and looking for prenatal care, we offer excellent providers who care for you throughout your pregnancy and delivery. 

    • Birth Center Services & Amenities

      • World-class obstetricians
      • Pain management options if you choose including epidural and nitrous oxide.
      • Birth classes to help moms, dads and family members prepare for birth, baby and beyond
      • Spacious private rooms – some with views of the Front Range
      • Each room includes an over sized Jacuzzi tub or shower, cable TV, DVD and wireless internet
      • Dedicated C-section operating suites
      • Prenatal and postnatal massages are now available in the BirthPlace. Post-natal massages are offered in the massage suite or in your own room.
      • Daybeds in each room for the comfort of birth partners
      • Comfortable, spacious family waiting areas with free wireless Internet access
      • Designated "Quiet Time" to give new moms and baby time to bond and rest
      • Lactation and breastfeeding support information is provided to all new moms who want to breastfeed their baby
      • Birthing tools available include: birthing balls, squatting bars, peanut balls, Jacuzzi tubs, DVD/Stereo tuners, and a Labor Tool Box which includes aromatherapy, essential oils, massage lotion, massage tools, bath salts and hot/cold packs.
    • Pre-Delivery Birthplan and Pre-Admission

      We know there is a lot that moms- and dads-to-be have to do to get ready for the arrival of a new baby. To give you a jumpstart on what needs to be done for the actual birth of your child, our pre-admission birth program allows moms-to-be the option to be fully admitted before they go into labor, minimizing the interruption of their childbirth process. 

      Please print the following forms, complete and return to the BirthPlace. If you prefer to wait, these forms will be available to you during your 20th week gestation prenatal visit at the doctor's office.

       

    • Awards

      Colorado Can Do 5 Award

      The BirthPlace received the Colorado Can Do 5 award from the Colorado Department of Public Health.

      Hospitals that receive the Colorado Can Do 5 breastfeeding award implement five best practices:

      • Newborn is breastfed in the first hour after birth
      • Only breast milk is fed to the newborn while in the hospital
      • Newborn and mom stay in the same room while in the hospital
      • A pacifier is not provided to or used by the new born while in the hospital
      • Lactation information is provided to the new mom before leaving the hospital, including a Help Line number to call when needed

      The BirthPlace received the distinguished Blue Distinction + Award from Blue Cross Blue Shield. This award is for expertise in delivering quality specialty care and safety and cost efficiency in delivering specialty care.

      The Birthplace was also awarded Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll. We have been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition (Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment) as being a part of the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll for having 92.2% of infants born at our hospital receive the Hepatitis B birth dose. (The average percent of infants receiving the hepatitis B birth dose at Colorado hospitals is 76.4% and the Healthy People 2020 goal is 85%)