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UP Health System - Family Birthing Center

Complete care, from pregnancy to parenting, close to home.......

We are dedicated to family centered care from pregnancy through parenting. Our staff is especially caring and sensitive to your needs and will make a special effort to provide the rewarding experience you want, without compromising safety or discomfort. We offer a variety of programming for the entire family. We consid
er it an honor to care for you and your family.

UP Health System - Family Birthing Center

New Class Sign-up for the following classes -

Kohls Cares
NEWBORN CHANNEL: To help you prepare for the birth of your baby, you will be required to watch the following videos before your discharge from the hospital: Car Seat Safety, Portrait of Promise, First Aid: Infant Rescue Breathing and Infant CPR, SIDS and Safe Sleep. To view the videos from home click on the following link and use the password “01626”. NEWBORN CHANNEL
You may also access the newborn channel with your iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and other smartphone platforms. Text "NEWBORN" to 443443 to get started.

Prenatal Care (Physician Care)
It is important to receive good prenatal care from a physician as early in your pregnancy as possible. You have the choice of several board-certified obstetricians and family physicians who provide prenatal care and delivery services at UP Health System - Marquette.
* If needed, our Resolve Through Sharing Bereavement Program can help parents who have lost a baby.

* Our Regional Perinatal Outreach Program provides continuing education on perinatal topics for nurses and physicians.
Parenting Education
Caring for your baby doesn't stop when you leave the hospital. You have many years ahead to enjoy your child's stages of development. Take advantage of one or several of our exciting parenting programs tailored to those stages, from birth through 17 years. Enjoy the opportunity to share and socialize with other parents as you learn about growth and development, nutrition, discipline, skills for positive parenting.
Bottle Feeding 

Prenatal and Family Education Programming
Please register early in your pregnancy for all prenatal classes. Our programs don’t stop when you leave the hospital. Check out the variety of programs available for the whole family.

By combining the outstanding inpatient and outpatient services of UP Health System - Marquette with our many education programs, the Family Birthing Center is able to offer you all the options and security of a Regional Medical Center.

 News and Announcements

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For a list of all the Prenatal and Parenting classes offered, along with their descriptions: 
Pregnancy and Addiction
Drug abuse, both prescription and illicit, has risen to epic proportions throughout the United States. Also on the rise is the number of babies born addicted to these drugs. At UP Health System - Marquette's NICU, there were 67 cases of addicted infants treated last year. This is a substantial jump from prior years.  For More Information and to find out Where to Get Help​​​
If you're pregnant or know someone who's pregnant, Watch These: 
Toxic Drug Exposed Babies video clips:
    NICU Baby 30 seconds
    NICU Nurse 30 seconds
    NICU Doctor 30 seconds
    Baby Withdrawing 7 minutes
UPHSM Dads Group
This group if for dads and children. Visit the website or contact Andrew.
Parents of Multiples
This group meets monthly to offer support and get some much needed time for yourself.Flyer 

The Family Birthing Center has a wealth of Support Services available to accommodate the many needs of the families. For a list and description, please click on the following link: Family Birthing Center and Support Services.
1-800-562-9753 ext. 3081
906-225-3081 or Email Us