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Giving Birth in DeKalb and Sandwich

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KishHealth System Maternity Suites at Kishwaukee and Valley West Hospitals are the area’s first choice for childbirth. A warm and caring environment creates cherished memories for mom, dad, grandparents and siblings. We will go beyond your expectations to make the birth of your baby a safe, comfortable, and joyful event. 

KishHealth System will also be your resource for the many months ahead, from prenatal education, through your birthing experience, to breastfeeding.

Kishwaukee Hospital Receives Prestigious International Award Designated as Baby-Friendly

KishHealth System Maternity Suites has achieved the designation of Baby-Friendly and is committed to excellence by providing evidence-based maternity care with the goal of achieving optimal infant feeding outcomes and mother/baby bonding.

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Exceptional Care for You and Your Baby

Whether you deliver your baby at Kishwaukee Hospital Maternity Suites in DeKalb or Valley West Hospital Maternity Suites in Sandwich, your birthing experience will be one of comfort and privacy. You will spend the entire length of your stay in your own personal LDRP (labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum) birthing room where our highly trained obstetrical nurses tend to your every need.

Our clinical team of OB/GYNs, midwives, and nurses can also address your special needs, from cesarean sections to postpartum counseling. And you will have peace of mind knowing that your newborn is safe and secure. In addition to your baby rooming in with you, he or she will have a computerized tag for identification and location purposes. Our unit locks down and has alarmed doors, video surveillance, and a hospital-wide trained staff. 

Learn more about our exceptional maternity care for moms and babies.

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Childbirth Classes in DeKalb and Sandwich

KishHealth System Community Wellness offers several low-cost childbirth classes to help you prepare for every aspect of becoming a parent. Classes are taught by specially trained staff, including lactation consultants and nurses, and are offered on a regular basis so you can easily fit them in to your busy schedule. 

Classes include:

  • Sibling classes
  • Breastfeeding classes
  • Preparing for childbirth
  • New baby care
  • Infant safety and CPR

Find out more about childbirth education classes and programs at KishHealth System’s hospitals in DeKalb and Sandwich.

Maternity Suites Tours

Schedule a personal tour of our Maternity Suites today.

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