WVU Medicine provides high-quality, family-centered maternity care to meet the individual needs of all pregnant women – from routine obstetrical care to treatments for mothers and babies at the highest risk. In addition to the care we provide families who have no complications, WVU Medicine serves women throughout the state who face difficult obstetrical situations.

The birth of a child is a memorable event, and we are proud to be able to share this time with you and your family. Our birthing locations have many options, and the healthcare teams are highly skilled in caring for you during labor, delivery, and postpartum, and for your newborn baby.

Certified lactation consultants provide support for new mothers who choose to breastfeed. Our goal is to maximize nursing comfort and success for both mom and baby.

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Take a tour online

Whether you’re preparing for the birth of your first baby (or your fourth), the comfort of knowing what to expect at the hospital can help with planning while lessening stress. While we offer up-close tours of the Maternal Infant Care Center at WVU Medicine Children’s, you can enjoy this virtual visit anytime, at your convenience.