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Whether this is your first child or another addition to your family, birth is an event that you and your family will cherish forever.

The OSF St. Mary Medical Center staff are happy to share this joy with you.

At OSF St. Mary, we know that birth is an exciting event and how you experience it is as important to us as it is to you. Our newly remodeled Birthing Center provides a warm, comfortable, home-like setting for labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum, combining a relaxing environment with compassionate care.

SMMC_OB_20200702-9.jpg The Birthing Center offers a modern, bright, home-like space with the latest in delivery equipment that includes:

  • C-Section suite
  • Nursery
  • Spacious and welcoming birthing suites allow mom to labor, deliver and recover in the same suite with baby, with room for the family to visit and bond with their new bundle of joy.
  • Triage space

Blue Distinction Center

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has recognized OSF St. Mary as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures developed with input from the medical community.


The birthing center at OSF St. Mary is large enough to provide a comprehensive range of services, yet small enough to assure individualized care for you and your family.

SMMC_OB_20200702-11.jpg Private rooms

The birthing center's labor rooms are private and attractive. Your support person may be with you during the birthing process, and other family members may wait nearby in a comfortable lounge where reading materials and phones are available.

Our birthing rooms are designed to provide a safe, home-like atmosphere where you can share your child's birth experience. The rooms are equipped with infant warming beds, television sets, a telephone and a private bathroom.


All obstetric services at the birthing center are designed to ensure a safe and comfortable birthing experience.

Our physicians use the latest in ultrasound technology to monitor your child's development, and our entire team is certified in neonatal resuscitation.

Education & Resources

OSF St. Mary offers a wide range of classes for expecting moms and dads, including Child Birth Education Classes and Sibling Classes.

All programs require pre-registration and are free of charge.

We have car seat specialists and lactation specialists that will work with you during your stay.

OSF St. Mary also offers a newborn channel to watch during your hospital stay.

For more information or to register for a class, please visit our online calendar.


OSF St. Mary Medical Center
3333 N. Seminary Street
Galesburg, Illinois 61401
Phone: (309) 344-3161

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