OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group

Escanaba, Michigan

Dr. Casey SagerDr. Casey SagerCasey Sager, MD, is the newest member of the Women’s Center. After attending NMU for her undergraduate degree, she fell in love with the U.P. She has been a great addition to our team.Learn More Dr. David HamacherDr. David HamacherIron River native David Hamacher, MD, has been practicing at OSF for nearly 25 years. His love of the U.P. extends to boating and motorcycling. He continues to welcome new patients, who benefit from his extensive expertise. Learn More Dr. Kim JohnsonDr. Kim JohnsonKim Johnson, DO, moved to the U.P. and joined the Women’s Center after visiting the area. Her caring and compassionate nature is exemplified by the special rapport she has with her patients.Learn More Dr. Michael DeGrootDr. Michael DeGrootNorway, Michigan native Michael DeGroot, MD, epitomizes the OSF Mission of serving with the greatest care and love. Prior to joining OSF, he spent 12 years with the Marshfield Clinic, where he gained expertise in complex women’s health issues.Learn More

Maternity & Birth

Measuring Pregnant Belly At the OSF St. Francis Women's Center, we care for women throughout their pregnancy and long after the baby is born. A woman's health is a lifelong commitment for us.

Our board-certified obstetrics and gynecology specialists all have specialized training in high-risk pregnancies.

Obstetric services offered through the Women's Center include:

  • High-risk obstetrics
  • Pre-natal and post-natal care
  • Childbirth education
  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • In-office testing for fetal well-being
  • Pre-conception counseling
  • Cesarean section and vaginal delivery
  • Intrathecals for pain management during delivery

OSF St. Francis OB/Nursery Department staff have been trained in the concept of Family Centered Care, with one nurse caring for the family as a unit. Our standard of care includes mother/baby skin-to-skin contact immediately after birth, rooming-in, and promoting and supporting breast feeding as much as possible during your stay. In addition, we have Family Focused Care Recovery which allows for moms to recover with their babies when having a scheduled c-section. Other features of the facility include:

  • Nursery
  • Infant Security
  • Newborn Screenings
  • Newborn Channel
  • Fetal Monitoring System
  • Baby Care Instructions
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Souvenir Birth Certificates
  • Pastoral Care