Family Birth Center

Mercy Regional Medical Center

Family Birth Center at Mercy Regional Medical Center
1010 Three Springs Ave
Durango, Colorado 81301

Family Birth Center

Mercy Regional Medical Center

Birth Center Services & Amenities

Services provided in the Family Birth Center include labor and delivery, post-partum care, well newborn nursery care, and Neotatal Intermediate Unit. The Family Birth Center features a state-of-the-art centralized fetal monitoring system and a secure, limited-access nursery.

In addition to its 12 spacious, private birthing rooms, the the Family Birth 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.

Obstetric patients may select labor options including water birthing. Families are welcome to participate in the birthing experience.

Specialized OB Emergency Department Assessment Center (please note that ER co-pays may apply): Located in our Birth Center, the OB Emergency Department Assessment Center is staffed by obstetric providers to provide the expertise you need, whenever you need it. Each OB patient is seen by a knowledgeable, qualified medical professional and patients are provided detailed follow-up instructions to ensure a continuum of care if necessary.

Mom with baby


Amenities for new moms and families include:

  • Private birthing rooms
  • Food menu for late-night arrivals
  • 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.