Maternity Services

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Maternity Services

Mothers trust us to deliver 

As one of the busiest maternity centers in Missouri, we've earned the trust of moms-to-be because we provide family-centered care and individual attention in a warm, caring environment. Our highly-trained, expert team includes board-certified obstetricians, available 24 hours a day, and the region's only board-certified perinatologist to care for patients with high-risk pregnancies. Freeman Maternity Center, designed with privacy and comfort in mind, features home-like birthing suites and private postpartum rooms.

We recently opened the newly remodeled nurses station, nursery, and mom and baby rooms in the postpartum unit at Freeman West. The new, more spacious design permits mothers and babies to room‐in together for an enhanced bonding experience. This project also includes a state‐of‐art infant security system for the protection of our youngest patients.

Prenatal education
To help expectant mothers and families prepare for the arrival of a new baby, we offer a wide variety of prenatal education classes, including childbirth classes, sibling classes, and lactation consultations. Sign up for prenatal education classes today!

During your stay
  • Malarie Hickey Jaccaud Birthing Unit with 9 birthing suites in a home-like environment for comfortable labor and delivery
  • 25 private postpartum rooms
  • Rooming-in option
  • 24-hour nursery
  • Centralized monitoring, providing the most efficient care for mothers and infants
  • Baby's first bath at bedside
  • Meals delivered to your room at your request
  • Special celebration meal for you and one guest
  • Help with breastfeeding from specially-trained lactation consultants
  • Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), providing immediate critical care
  • Online nursery for parents to share new baby photos with friends and family
  • Private bathroom and flat-screen TV with cable
  • Educational sessions regarding your newborn available for viewing on our Newborn Channel
  • Free wi-fi
  • Baby billboard

During labor and delivery
Freeman Maternity Center physicians, nurse midwives, nurses, and support staff are dedicated to providing compassionate care. Through the course of your delivery experience, your caregiver educates, assists and explains your care.

We offer traditional and alternative pain management options to help you stay comfortable:

Freeman Maternity Center

1102 W. 32nd St.
Joplin, Missouri 64804