Family Birthing

Having a baby can be one of life's most joyous and profound events. You can be sure that the nurses and medical staff at MidState's Family Birthing Center will take pride in providing the very best care for you, your family, and your new baby.

Our distinctive features include:

  • Experienced, compassionate physicians, nurses and other professionals
  • Beautifully decorated, state-of-the-art rooms specially designed to accommodate every stage of the childbirth experience, from labor and delivery to recovery and postpartum.
  • Personalized support, from early labor through breastfeeding advice and guidance for home care.
  • Neonatal nurse practitioners who, in consultation with our Chief of Pediatrics, are available to assist every newborn, 24 hours a day.
  • A nursery equipped to care for newborns with special needs.
  • Collaboration with Connecticut's intensive care nurseries and transport team.
  • NEW: Partnership with the March of Dimes Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait® to ensure inductions and C-sections are done at the right time and for the right reasons.

MidState is proud to be recognized as a Baby Friendly® hospital, supporting mother-baby bonding through breastfeeding and a variety of other factors.

For expectant mothers at high-risk for complications, MidState also offers additional services and support through its Maternal Fetal Medicine Program.

The Newborn Channel

Login to the Newborn Channel from the comfort of your home! It's easy to watch on the web. View educational videos prior to your admission and again when you return home on topics including infant care, new mom care, breastfeeding, car seat safety, development, family life and immunizations.

Use password 02886 when visiting
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While you're with us

We think that new mothers and their babies are very special people. That's why we do everything we can to make you as comfortable as possible while you're with us. It's also why we try to provide you with all the important information you'll need to get started on the right foot with your new baby.

Services and Information

Having a baby is an exciting time in a woman's life. MidState offers programs and support groups to help families adjust to caring for a new baby while making the most of this life-changing experience. Take a look at our Family Birthing brochure for more details.

Click on the following list of MidState's special amenities that give new mothers the attention and tender care that they deserve:

  • Your Special Dinner
  • Soft Touch Hand Rubs for Moms
  • What to Pack During Your Stay

Buy a Brick for the Next Generation

Buying a brick is an opportunity to turn your gift into a tangible reminder of your commitment to your community hospital. It's also a great way for local businesses to recognize their entire company, or a deserving employee, for a job well done. View our brochure for more information.

Visiting Hours

For the general public (over age 10) and the patient's children:

  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Quiet time for the patient and her significant other only:

  • 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

At MidState's Family Birthing Center, we will do everything we can to make the birth of your new child a comfortable and joyous event for everyone. If you have questions, or would like more information, call us at 203.694.8341.

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