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Creating The Right Birthing Experience

Choosing the right environment to welcome your new baby is one of the most important decisions for expecting parents, and we want your experience to be as safe, comfortable, and joyous as possible.

Our innovative labor options, advanced technology, and world-renowned obstetricians and midwives make University of Utah Health's University Hospital the ideal place for you and your baby.

We’re here to help expecting parents create a birth experience that’s right for them. Our labor and delivery providers are trained to care for the healthiest moms and babies, as well as those who require the most advanced multidisciplinary care.

Our professional nursing team is also committed to quality family-centered care from preparing for birth to check-ups with your newborn infant.

As the only health institution in Utah to be designated Baby Friendly, we offer the best possible environment for you and your newborn.

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Labor & Delivery Virtual Tour

Preparing for your delivery can be stressful for expecting parents. Watch our virtual tour of University of Utah Hospital so you can learn about the services and amenities we offer to make your big day more comfortable.

Resources for Parents-to-Be

YoMingo®: Prenatal Education on the Go

U of U Health offers anytime, anywhere education for expectant mothers through YoMingo®, with all the tools and support you need at every stage of your pregnancy. Find information on prenatal care, labor & birth, postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care.

Show Me YoMingo

Choosing a Hospital or Birthing Space

It's never too early to begin thinking about the birthing process (if those words can even begin to express the life-changing experience you are about to have). Here are some things to consider.

Read the Things to Consider

Midwives & Midwifery

Home births and alternative birthing experiences are on the rise, and so are the number of midwives who offer to deliver your baby. Choose one of our certified nurse midwifes to help you through this life-changing experience.

Meet Our Midwives

Perinatal Education

Childbearing is an exciting time of growth, change, and personal choices for you and your family. To help you prepare, we offer perinatal education on a variety of subjects related to your pregnancy.

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