The miracle of new life is special and we are committed to providing every family with a meaningful and unique childbirth experience. No matter where you decide to deliver your baby, the highly skilled staff at all three of our Des Moines area Maternity Centers - Iowa Methodist, Iowa Lutheran and Methodist West - will work with you to develop a comprehensive plan designed just for you and your new baby.

At UnityPoint Health - Des Moines we offer a wide range of Maternity, Pregnancy and Parenting Services to help guide you through this exciting time for you and your family. Congratulations on your pregnancy and we hope the pages contained within this section are helpful to you throughout your entire journey!

Our Maternity Centers

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Maternity Services includes maternity centers at three of our hospitals - Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. No matter which location hospital you choose, you will find experienced and caring physicians, nurses and support staff who will help you welcome the newest member of your family. They are here to respond to your needs with the highest level of skill, professionalism and compassion.

One of the many things that makes UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Maternity Services unique is our close partnership with Blank Children's Hospital. If the need arises, Blank Children's Hospital physicians and specialists are on hand at each of our maternity centers to provide neonatal support. This added level of support is intended to provide you with the comfort and assurance that the safety of your newborn is our priority.