Getting prepared for your baby and the changes they will bring is a big part of your pregnancy. At times it can be exciting, other times it can seem a little overwhelming. And no matter how prepared you are, there are bound to be a few surprises along the way.
Our maternity care experts are prepared for it all
Our doctors and nurses are regarded as some of the leading maternity experts in the country. And should your pregnancy become high-risk, you can rest assured because we're ready for that too. In fact, we have the most innovative high-risk OB care in St. Louis. And our specialized maternity experts and pregnancy specialists are available at each of our five maternity hospitals.
This network of maternity hospitals work in partnership with Saint Louis University School of Medicine, making us the most comprehensive mother-baby program in the region. You'll have a team of experienced obstetricians, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, geneticists and neonatologists with you every step of the way - from classes and preparing to pregnancy and birth. Our connection to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital gives your baby access to leading pediatric specialists around the clock should your baby need it.
Unmatched expertise for mom and baby. That's SSM Health.
Classes: You can never be too ready
To help you and your family prepare for baby, we offer a variety of childbirth education classes in the evenings, on the weekends and even online to fit your schedule. Sign up today »
Take a Virtual Tour
Take a peek at our birthing suites, LDRP rooms, fetal care nurseries and more. Show expectant grandparents and other loved ones where they'll be waiting as they wait for the "big moment." Take a tour »