Pregnancy and having a baby is one of the greatest joys in life, but childbirth is also one of the most challenging experiences. As a Baby-Friendly Hospital, our OB unit helps parents to be from across our community in this life-changing moment. Check out the information below on our OB services in addition to a resource on signs of labor.

New Beginnings Birth Center

Our newly remodeled OB unit offers expecting mothers and fathers choices in comfort and services to have the best birth experience possible.

Resources for Expectant Parents

Parents to be have a lot on their minds. We offer a variety of resources to make your baby's birth as stress free as possible.

Obstetrics Education Classes

Brookings Health System offers childbirth classes and breastfeeding education to help pregnant parents prepare for having a baby.

Volunteer Doula Program

Our volunteer doulas help daddy and mommy to be through the labor and delivery process as well as the postpartum period.

Ultrasound and Imaging Services 

Our state-of-the-art imaging technology can provide you the first ultrasound pictures of your baby.

When to Come to the Hospital

Get information on the signs of labor and childbirth to find out when your OBGYN wants you to come to the hospital.

OBGYN Dr. Tara Haarsma talks about labor and delivery including birth plans, stages of labor, and when you should come to the hospital.