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Family Birth Center

"I think moms-to-be will find it's not only patient-friendly, but that they'll receive good care when they come to St. Anthony's," said obstetrician/gynecologist James Brennan, M.D., Chairman of the OB/GYN department. "Our caregivers don't treat our patients as numbers. That's one of the reasons I send my patients to St. Anthony's."

Quality care with all of the amenities

A few of the amenities new moms will find at St. Anthony’s Family Birth Center


Fourteen newly renovated labor, delivery and recovery suites, with flat-screen televisions, DVD players, recliners and ceiling fans.

Birthing balls or rocking chairs to assist with labor. Or, moms may opt for a telemetry monitor, which allows them the freedom to walk around the unit during their labor.

Sixteen private, post-partum rooms, where babies are welcome to room in with their mothers and fathers, and family members are welcome to visit. Complimentary snacks, drinks and movies are available.

A free celebratory dinner for mom and her spouse/birth partner after the baby is born.

A complimentary sleep sack for baby, as part of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Safe Sleep Initiative.

A free follow-up visit to the Family Birth Center after discharge, to assess the physical and emotional well-being of both mom and baby. St. Anthony’s is the only medical center in the area to offer this this important service for free.

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For information, please call our Health Access Line at 314-ANTHONY (268-4669) or 800-554-9550 or visit find a physician online.

Working as trusted partners, the physicians and employees of St. Anthony's Health System will deliver care distinguished by its demonstrated quality and personalized service. We will be visibly engaged in improving the health and well­ being of the communities we serve in South County and beyond. We will stand together, proud to set the standard for independent community health systems.