A Family-Centered Atmosphere
Mercy Regional Medical Center's Family Birth Center is the premiere provider for obstetrical, and neonatal care in the Four Corners region. Every year, we bring approximately 1000 new Coloradoans into the world. Individualized care at the Center is provided by a highly skilled and diverse team of nurses, physicians, midwives, and other caregivers who use an extensive spectrum of patient-selected modalities ranging from integrative medicine to spirituality-centered patient care, to state-of-the-art medical technology. Mercy Regional Medical center fosters a healing atmosphere that emphasizes a family-centered patient experience.
In addition to its 12 spacious, private birthing rooms, the Center features two Cesarean section recovery rooms, a tranquil water birth suite, a nursery and an operating room. The Family Birth Center is a locked unit to protect the safety of our patients and newborns.
For late-night arrivals, the Center offers a food menu, and pull-out beds in each room to comfortably accommodate fathers or another support person during overnight stays.
During their stay new mothers are also treated to a visit from the nurses of Mercy’s Touch, Love and Compassion (TLC) department who provide massage and help with relaxation.
Have questions or concerns? The Center is available 24/7 to address the concerns of women who are 20 weeks or more into their pregnancy.
Services provided in the Family Birth Center include labor and delivery, post-partum care, well newborn nursery care, and Neotatal Intermediate Unit. The Center features a state-of-the-art centralized fetal monitoring system and a secure, limited-access nursery.
Obstetric patients may select labor options including water birthing. Families are welcome to participate in the birthing experience.
Mercy's Family Birth Center is staffed by experienced registered nurses who are all certified in neonatal resuscitation. Six staff nurses are certified lactation consultants and eight members of the Center's staff are certified childbirth educators. Mother & infant techs are also available to provide assistance to the Center's nurses and their patients.
Mercy's Family Birth Center is open 24 hours a day.
For more information, Phone: 970-764-3100
Family Birth Center Tour: Free
Please call for an appointment.
Breastfeeding: No Cost
A two-hour class covering the basics of breastfeeding your baby.
Offered the 1st Wednesday and Saturday of each month.
Wednesday, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CBE2 Childbirth Education two-week series: No Cost
This two-week series prepares parents for childbirth at Mercy Regional Medical Center’s Family Birth Center. The series reviews preparation, labor, the birthing process, pain management and newborn care. It is offered monthly from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. on either Tuesday or Wednesday dependent on the month. Please call the Family Birth Center for upcoming dates.
CBEx Childbirth Express: No Cost
This all-day Saturday class prepares parents for childbirth at Mercy Regional Medical Center’s Family Birth Center. The class reviews preparation, labor, the birthing process, pain management and newborn care. It is offered the 2nd Saturday of each month: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
No pillows or blankets are necessary.
To sign up or for more information, please call the Family Birth Center 970-764-3150.