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Obstetrics Care for Pregnancy and Childbirth

Whether you are thinking about having a baby or have discovered you are expecting, you need a team that will ensure the healthiest, safest pregnancy possible. And you want a birth experience tailored to your unique needs. At Henry Ford, our Women's Health Services obstetrical team cares for you every step of the way, from planning for pregnancy, prenatal care to childbirth, delivery and beyond.

Enjoy a private room in one of our full-service birthing centers, with comforting amenities especially for laboring women and new parents. Customize your birth experience with the support of a certified nurse midwife. Tap into the expertise of a lactation consultant to help you navigate breastfeeding and answer questions you may have. Bond with your baby and learn to care for your newborn with help from our specially-trained staff.

Reduce pregnancy stress during stay-at-home ordersDue to the COVID-19 outbreak, Henry Ford Health System has put temporary measures in place to restrict visitors at all facilities, including hospitals. Obstetric patients may have one person accompany them. Get more specific information on our current visitor policy or read more about COVID-19 and pregnancy
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Virtual Prenatal Care

Explore the convenience of prenatal check-ups from the comfort of home or office

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The Birthing Center at Henry Ford West Bloomfield

A beautiful birth experience awaits. Look inside our comfortable, natural setting.

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The Henry Ford Hospital Birth Center

Delivering  a healthy pregnancy. Explore the advanced services for you and baby.

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Pregnancy specialty services

If you need special care, from difficulty conceiving to problems during pregnancy, labor or delivery, our team offers diagnostic services, advanced monitoring and treatment, and compassionate, personalized pregnancy care:

Your pregnancy guide

Your Pregnancy is your go-to resource as we partner in your pregnancy journey. Topics include:

  • Nutrition and exercise guidelines
  • Labor and birth overview
  • Care after birth (postpartum)
  • Mom and baby testing
  • What to expect: your baby's growth and your body's changes
  • General help information

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Thinking about making your own baby food? A Henry Ford dietitian dishes on the trend toward homemade baby food, including the pros and cons, and offers tips and tricks for making your own baby food.

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Heart disease is the number one cause of death for women in the U.S. A cardiologist explains the health factors contributing to heart disease and how to decrease your risk of a heart attack.

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