Mile Bluff Birthing Center
Mauston Maternity & Obstetric Services
Pregnancy is an exciting time in life for expecting mothers and fathers.
As parents wait for the arrival of their new bundle of joy, certain questions
about pregnancy and what to expect while expecting can arise. Mile Bluff
Medical Center's Obstetrics Department and team of maternity care
providers can help during this exciting and uncertain time.
Maternity Care Providers
At Mile Bluff, many family medicine providers are also trained in obstetrics
(maternity care). Expecting mothers can rest assured knowing that the
team of maternity care providers will be there throughout pregnancy, childbirth
and after delivery.
- Timothy Bjelland, DO
- Anne Fenwick, PA-C
- Angela Gatzke-Plamann, MD
- Timothy R. Hinton, MD
- Christine Jensen, RN, PA-C, MPAS
- Cathy Kidd, PA-C
- Cassondra Kovach, MD
- Gloria Nachreiner, PA-C
- Angie Olson, PA-C
- Lisa Olson, PA-C, MPAS
- Jane Peterson-Kattenbraker, MD
- Paul Rudy, MD
- Kimberley Sabey, DO
- Cassie Sullivan, DNP, FNP-BC, APNP
Mile Bluff provides a three-week or full-day education program for expecting
parents. During the classes parents learn how to prepare for childbirth,
what to expect during delivery, how to care for a newborn, and what to
expect after returning home from the hospital. These classes are available
throughout the year in Mauston. See the calendar of events for class availability.
Expecting parents are also invited to tour the birthing facility at Mile
Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. This is a great way to see what birthing
options are available locally.
Delivery at Mile Bluff
Every year, around 200 babies are born at Mile Bluff Medical Center. New
moms deliver in birthing suites that are designed for labor, delivery,
recovery and post-birth care. The homelike setting allows mother and family
to participate in the birth, with the assurance that the state-of-the-art
equipment is being used for a safe delivery.
At Mile Bluff, the obstetrics team strongly encourages skin-to-skin contact
during the first hour following baby's arrival. The staff will do
everything it can to honor, cherish and protect this special time for
Certified registered nurse anesthetists are available for OB pain management
consultations. They will discuss various options, including epidurals and IVs.
Nitrous oxide may also be used at Mile Bluff as a safe pain management alternative for
After leaving the hospital, new parents are welcome to call for advice
24 hours a day. Mile Bluff also offers programs for parents after baby
has arrived. Infant CPR and infant massage classes are offered throughout
the year through the Childbirth Education Department.
For more information about Mile Bluff’s Birthing Center or to schedule
a tour call 608-847-1013