Trusted Birth Center in West Des Moines | Methodist West Hospital

UnityPoint Clinic - Express

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

02 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

01 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

07 Patients
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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

07 Patients
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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

09 Patients
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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

01 Patients
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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

02 Patients
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Urgent Care - Urbandale

2901 86th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

03 Patients
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Methodist West Maternity Center 

Methodist West Hospital offers experienced staff, beautiful surroundings and 24/7 on-site neonatal support in partnership with Blank Children's Hospital. Our goal is to create a special birth experience for you and your family. With patient satisfaction in the 99th percentile, we understand why so many new moms have chosen and recommended Methodist West Hospital!

One of the most beautiful and comfortable maternity centers in Des Moines, the Methodist West Maternity Center supports our family-centered approach to care so each of our rooms is large and spacious to accommodate family and friends. We also provide two waiting areas for family with comfortable seating and televisions.

Our birthing suites are designed with the complete comfort and safety of mother and baby in mind. Our 12 beautiful suites offer many comforts for new moms, including:

  • Flat screen televisions
  • DVD/CD players
  • Whirlpool tubs
  • Pull-out couches for family and friends

Convenient room service, offering a wide variety of menu selections Methodist West provides a secure newborn nursery, board-certified anesthesiologists available 24 hours a day, and board-certified lactation consultants. Our Unit also provides specially trained neonatal nurse practitioners from Blank Children's Hospital 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide care to your newest addition. Our neonatal nurse practitioners attend each delivery and can treat babies with some health problems in the Level 2 (or special care) Nursery. The Unit also has a state-of-the-art C-section delivery suite available for both scheduled C-sections and emergency C-sections should the need arise. 

OB/GYNs delivering at Methodist West

Methodist West Hospital is an option for your delivery if you are identified as having a healthy, low-risk pregnancy. UnityPoint Clinic and The Iowa Clinic proudly deliver babies at Methodist West. They each have several locations for your convenience. UnityPoint Clinic has offices in Clive, Waukee and Des Moines. The Iowa Clinic is in Ankeny, Des Moines and West Des Moines. Talk to your OB provider to see if Methodist West is an option for you.  

Arrival Instructions

Be sure to ask your health care provider if there are any special arrival instructions for you to follow.

  • Park in front of the hospital (east side) from 60th Street. 
  • The main entrance is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the week and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the weekends. After hours, please use the emergency entrance.
  • After entering the hospital, go directly to the maternity center by taking the elevators to the fifth floor. You will enter the maternity center reception area after stepping off the elevator. 

For the safety of you and your baby, the maternity center is a locked unit. You will need to be granted access by maternity staff. 

Virtual Tour

See photos of the Methodist West Maternity Center.

Watch the video tour below.