Welcome to The Baby Place
At UnityPoint Health - Pekin
At The Baby Place, everyone gets babied. From pregnancy to birth, the journey of parenthood can be one of the most exciting, unsure times of your life. Here you'll find the comfort of home combined with the personal care you need to guide you on the path to having a baby. And, an above-average nurse-to-patient ratio means more people to shower you with personal attention and make your childbirth experience a positive, joyous occasion.
More luxury, space and comfortable surroundings than ever before await you at The Baby Place. Expectant moms have special reserved parking. Labor/Delivery/Recovery rooms feature the latest equipment seamlessly intertwined into a pleasant, relaxed setting. Families are welcome to celebrate their new arrivals in private post-partum rooms, and a large play area offers siblings a fun, comfortable place to wait for their new brother or sister.
You have the option to choose traditional or alternative birthing styles, including hydrotherapy tubs, and the most advanced technology is accessible anytime. Highly trained doctors, nurses and nurse midwives take pride in working with you to create a birthing plan that reflects your personal style. They'll work closely with you to help you through the entire progression so you can understand and enjoy your pregnancy, delivery and what comes after at every stage.
In fact, The Baby Place at UnityPoint Health - Pekin has received international designation as a Baby-Friendly birth facility. Baby-Friendly care focuses on keeping the mom and baby together. This practice helps to stabilize the baby more quickly, enhances bonding between mom and baby and supports successful breastfeeding. You will have access to a full range of prenatal and sibling classes, as well as breastfeeding education and ongoing support. The Baby Place is also offering nitrous oxide to assist in pain and anxiety relief during labor and delivery.
For more information or to schedule a personal tour of The Baby Place before your baby is born, call (309) 353-0480.