Welcome your baby with confidence.
The birth of a baby is a special time and each experience is unique. That’s why the Birthing Center at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan offers highly personalized care and the support moms and babies need throughout pregnancy, labor, delivery and after delivery.
St. Nicholas birthing services include:
- Warm, friendly nursing staff provide individualized care
- Management of pain
- Skin-to-skin with baby immediately following delivery to help baby make a comfortable transition
- Rooming-in” to help baby and mom bond and get off to the best start together
- Lactation specialist
The comforts of home
Women who choose HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital for delivery receive information on all aspects of the birth experience. Birthing rooms are spacious and feature many comforts of home. Physicians visit daily to check up on you and your baby and our nurses will help prepare you on how to care for your new baby and make sure you ready to return home. We will even prepare a special meal for your family to celebrate your newest addition.
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital offers:
- Open visitation policy—dads may choose to stay overnight
- Locked unit with Infant Security alarms
- WiFi availability
- Family lounges
- Complimentary snack basket
Schedule a tour
For more information about the HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital Women's and Infants’ Center, or to schedule a tour, please call (920) 459-4700.
Relaxation & pain management options
We offer many medical pain management options to help you through labor if/as needed. Mothers can also ease labor pain with hydrotherapy in our whirlpool. Additional homeopathic options such as labor balls and ambulatory monitoring (the ability to walk while monitoring the baby) are available.
A certified lactation consultant is available to provide one-on-one support with breastfeeding if needed. We also have a certified car seat technician who can help install and inspect car seats, so you can confidently travel with your baby. Call (920) 459-4700 to schedule an appointment for a car seat fitting.
Heading home safely
We also have a certified car seat technician who can help install and inspect car seats, so you can confidently travel with your baby.
Call (920) 459-4700 to schedule an appointment for a car seat fitting.
Classes for both new and experienced parents are offered throughout the year with various dates and times to meet the needs of your busy schedule.
In addition, the Women's and Infants' Center offers breastfeeding classes to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be successful in breastfeeding.
Please call (920) 459-4700 for a list of available classes.
Thinking about starting a family?
For more information about starting a family, designing a birth plan or just if you have questions, we’re here to help. Visit the women's and infant's section at www.prevea.com/baby.
Download a Birth Plan
Pregnancy and infant loss support
Families whose lives have been touched by the unfortunate death of a baby during pregnancy or shortly after birth share a unique type of grief and loss.
SHARE Support Group
CarePages are free, private websites that help people stay connected and easily communicate with friends and family during a health event.
CarePages also provides stories, resources, and tools to meet people in similar situations. To create or visit a CarePage, visit www.CarePages.com.