Within the Family Birthing Center at OSF Saint James – John W. Albrecht Medical Center , you will discover a warm, comfortable setting for labor, delivery, recovery, and postpartum. 

Our state-of-the-art patient care facility focuses on modernized care and safety for every patient, every time.

The Mission of OSF HealthCare is to “serve persons with the greatest care and love in a community that celebrates the gift of life.” Our Birthing Center staff embraces this Mission and demonstrates it daily by creating a personalized birthing experience for our patients.

As you read more about the Family Birthing Center, please know that if you have any questions, you are always welcome to reach out to the Birthing Center nurses at (815) 842-4972, or to the Director of the Birthing Center at (815) 842-4561.

Blue Distinction Center

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has recognized OSF HealthCare Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center with the 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 that were developed with input from the medical community.

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Submit a photo of your little one, and the photo with the most votes at the end of the month wins a $50 Amazon gift card!

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Hours & Location

The Family Birthing Center is open to patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is located on the second floor of the hospital. 

Outside the hours of 6 a.m. – 8 p.m., patients must enter the hospital through the Emergency Department.

OSF Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center
2500 W. Reynolds Street
Pontiac, Illinois 61764
Phone: (815) 842-2828

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