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Marshfield Medical Center Birth Center – Eau Claire

Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire's birthing center provides growing Chippewa Valley families with access to exceptional health care. 

Pregnancy is a life-changing experience. Our providers are with you every step of the way to guide, comfort and provide the best care possible for you. We deliver complete care and support for newborn babies and families.

With access to specialists in Maternal Fetal Medicine, our highly trained health care professionals can take care of high-risk pregnancies and babies. Our midwifery team has been providing maternity and well-woman care since 1987, and has over 100 years of combined experience in women's health.

As a Health System, we have specialty obstetrics care for any complications like preeclampsia, preterm labor, gestational diabetes and more. The neonatal intensive care unit in Marshfield Children's Hospital can provide specialized care if needed. The 24/7 neonatal transport team provides ground and air transport for babies from all over the state and region to Marshfield. 

Marshfield Medical Center–Eau Claire is an Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care.


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Visitor Guidelines

Due to coronavirus cases in surrounding communities, Marshfield Clinic Health System locations are implementing temporary visitor restrictions. View visitor restrictions by location >

Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire Birth Center is requiring all patients and visitors to wear a mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Patients and visitors are asked to bring their own mask to wear. If a patient or visitor does not have a mask, we will provide one upon entry to the facility. Each patient and visitor also will be screened for COVID-19 upon entry to the facility.

During COVID-19, each patient at the Birth Center is allowed one support person to be with them.

  • • We ask that the same support person remains for your entire stay.
  • • If you have a doula as part of your birth plan, please provide certification to your Obstetrics provider or admitting nurse. Your doula may stay with you during the labor and delivery process. Once you and baby are stable, your doula will be asked to leave the hospital.
  • • Your support person should stay in your room and limit time spent in the hallway or entering/exiting the unit and facility.
  • • Your support person will be screened daily for symptoms of COVID-19.
  • • We ask every support person to wear their face mask at all times, except when eating, drinking and sleeping.

Birthing suites designed for comfort

Your care team will help guide the process for moms by answering questions and creating a comfortable environment. You will be directed to your own personal birthing suite at our birthing center for labor and delivery.

Our birthing center offers:

  • • Private suites to create a homelike environment with advanced capabilities for your baby’s needs and safety.
  • • A dedicated C-section room for planned or urgent deliveries.
  • • Cordless monitoring to give you freedom to move around.
  • • Water birth and hydrotherapy options available.
  • • Pain management options, including nitrous oxide.
  • • More in-room bonding time with your newborn child.
  • • Other benefits include 24/7 access to specialists including anesthesiologymaternal fetal medicineobstetrics and pediatrics.

Marshfield Children's services close to home

Our Eau Claire pediatricians are part of a larger pediatric specialty network backed by the region's only dedicated pediatric hospital, Marshfield Children's Hospital.

Your OB/GYN or midwife can talk to you about pediatric care. We look forward to providing quality health care for you and your growing family.

Where is the Birth Center?

We are located on third floor in the Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire. Come in the front door, take the elevator to third floor and follow the signs. We have a security system in place for the safety of our families. Visitors must be allowed into the Birth Center by staff.

Lactation Services

​Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire has inpatient care certified lactation counselors (CLC®), who support and counsel on breastfeeding. The hospital also has Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM), who are available for lactation support in the inpatient and medical office settings.

Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire offers childbirth education and breastfeeding classes to help you prepare for the arrival of your baby. Call 715-858-4646 to register for a class. Find classes >

​Contact us for care

Call: 866-520-2510
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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