Resources for Expectant Parents



We know it's probably difficult to answer questions upon admission. We encourage expectant parents to complete and submit a childbirth preregistration form as early as their first prenatal visit. Preregister here.

Due Date Calculator

Estimate your due date with our Due Date Calculator.


Check out our series of videos covering everything from pregnancy habits to doulas in our obstetrics section of our video library.

Birth Center Handbook

A guide to your labor and delivery experience at Brookings Health System.

Download the New Beginnings Birth Center handbook

Expectant parents checklist: What to bring to the hospital? 

Download a checklist of what to bring to the hospital. This checklist also includes information on when and where to come to the hospital at the time of delivery.

Birth Plan

Download a form to write down your wishes for your labor and delivery experience at New Beginnings Birth Center.

Education Classes 

Brookings Health System offers classes several times a year to help prepare parents and families for the arrival of their infant and to provide assistance with breastfeeding. Click here to find more information about the classes we offer.

Prenatal Care

Your physician can easily and accurately monitor your care, and your unborn child’s care right here in Brookings.

Search for a physician from our online physician finder to find a local physician who can provide expert prenatal care and accurately monitor your care, and your unborn child’s care.

Breastfeeding Support

Brookings Health System offers support and information on breastfeeding your child.
Click here for more information.