Mile Bluff Birthing Center
Mauston 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
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
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
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
lactation consultations are available at Mile Bluff Clinic with our
international board-certified lactation consultant.
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