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Birthing Center

Mile Bluff Birthing Center

birthing centerMauston Pregnancy & 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 pregnancy care providers can help during this exciting and uncertain time.

Pregnancy Care Providers

As a new life begins, our team of pregnancy care providers supply parents with the answers and care they need. Expecting mothers can rest assured knowing that their doctor or midwife will be with them throughout pregnancy and in the delivery room.

Pregnancy care services are available at our clinics in Elroy, Mauston, Necedah, New Lisbon, and Wisconsin Dells. Midwifery services are available at Mile Bluff Clinic. At Mile Bluff, many family medicine providers are also trained in obstetrics (maternity care).

Our Family Is Ready to Care for Yours

At Mile Bluff, you'll feel comfortable and well cared for before, during and after your pregnancy. The birth center has the modern options you expect. Plus, our care team treats you like family!

At Mile Bluff, we offer:

  • Panorama Non-invasive Prenatal Testing - As early as nine weeks into pregnancy, expecting mothers can choose to have a simple blood draw can tell if baby is at higher risk for having Down syndrome and other common genetic conditions. This non-invasive screening test allows parents the time to undergo additional testing, genetic counseling, and the time to prepare if results come back high risk. While it is not the sole purpose of the test, Panorama can also screen for the sex of the baby as well.
  • Family-centered c-section - For moms who have a planned, non-emergent C-section, we offer this alternative c-section method. We slow down the traditional surgical method, and add various comforting elements to enhance family bonding throughout the birthing experience.
  • Labor relaxation pools/tubs - Warm water immersion/hydrotherapy during labor is an option for comfort, mobility, and privacy in labor. Healthy women with low-risk pregnancies may find that using hydrotherapy or our labor pools helps during labor helps with relaxation and reduces their need for other sorts of pain relief.
  • Five birthing suites 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.
  • Traditional and alternative pain management options - We support the decisions and choices of all mothers. When it comes to pain management during labor, we have many options like epidurals, IV medication, nitrous oxide, or aroma therapy.
  • 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 new families.

Breastfeeding Support

Combining medical and lactation support, our goal is to help mothers and babies achieve success however they choose to feed their baby. When a mother is breastfeeding, she may encounter obstacles or challenges. If this happens, it is important to remember that even though breastfeeding is 'natural,' it still requires the learning of skills. When help is needed, lactation consultations are available at Mile Bluff Clinic with our international board-certified lactation consultant.

Learning Opportunities

Mile Bluff provides a full-day education program for expecting parents. During the class 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 additional resources 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. See the virtual tour here.

For more information about Mile Bluff’s Birthing Center or to schedule a tour call 608-847-1013. To make an appointment with a pregnancy care provider please call one of our outreach facilities.