Pregnancy & Birth

Pregnancy & Birth: A Family Affair

Pregnancy and birth are natural and highly personal processes, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re intuitive. We’re here to help you through every stage of your pregnancy and birth—helping you define everything from amniotic sac to zygote—24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our highly experienced teams are committed to getting your growing family off to the best possible start by helping you feel informed, involved, and fully supported through collaborative, compassionate, culturally competent care.

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The North Memorial Health Advantage

  • We encourage and support a variety of labor options to empower your best health, including pain medication.
  • Nurses with extensive training in infant feeding provide you with support and education during your stay. International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) are available for additional support. Learn more about our lactation services at Maple Grove Hospital and Robbinsdale Hospital.
  • We offer donor breast milk to supplement feeding when necessary.
  • Our team of specialists, from respiratory therapists to pharmacists to nutritionists, partner in the care of you and your baby.
  • Our hospitals have highly specialized Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU). Maple Grove Hospital can provide care to newborns who are born as early as 23 weeks of gestation and Robbinsdale Hospital as early as 30 weeks of gestation.

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Family Birth Centers

Maple Grove Hospital
Family Birth Center

9875 Hospital Drive, Maple Grove MN 55369

Open: 24/7
Phone: 763-581-1000

Experience our birth center, where our nurturing, calming atmosphere has welcomed more than 60,000 babies into the world. We match our expert, evidence–based care with your unique experience to provide the best start possible to your family.

Fill out a birth pre-registration form through your MyChart account

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Robbinsdale Hospital
Family Birth Center

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3300 Oakdale Ave. N, Robbinsdale, MN 55411

Open: 24/7
Phone: 763-520-5200

Respectful, experienced, culturally competent care: We provide all that and more for your family in our birth center. No matter how you come to meet your baby, we provide the best evidence-based care in a quiet, cozy environment, perfect for a first day’s welcome.

Fill out a birth pre-registration form through your MyChart account

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Conditions & Care Options

Learn more about your condition and how it may be treated at North Memorial Health.

List of Services

Cesarean Delivery

Child Life Specialist

Family Medicine and Pediatric Physicians

In-House Obstetricians 24/7

Multiple Births

Pediatric Surgicals

Pediatric Trauma

Vaginal Delivery

List of Surgeries

Ablation

Endometriosis

Hysterectomy

Incontinence

Infertility

Caesarian Section (C-section)

Care Team

Our highly-trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

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Lora Princ, MD

Lora Princ, MD, MBA

OB/GYN Hospitalist
I make sure my customer’s concerns and desires come first.
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Christine Goudge, MD

OB/GYN Hospitalist
I will take care of you as I would my own family.
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Leslie Good Norton, MD

Family Medicine
I feel that family medicine is a great way to care for not only the whole person, but also the whole family.
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Stan Davis, MD, FACOG

OB/GYN Hospitalist
I have always loved obstetrics. Being part of such an important event is truly humbling.
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Doris Tran-Stoebe, MD

Family Medicine
I am passionate about customer empowerment with their own care.
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Samuel J. Arnold, MD

OB/GYN Hospitalist
I love customers who ask questions and engage in their medical care.
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Anshu Sharma, MD

Family Medicine, Obesity Medicine
I enjoy practicing primary care as it gives me the opportunity to manage a wide spectrum of complexities.
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Natalya Lyadova, MD

Family Medicine
My goal is to care for my customers like I would care for members of my own family.
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Timothy Olson, MD, PhD

Timothy Olson, MD, PhD

OB/GYN Hospitalist
I believe the customer experience and outcomes are optimized by a team of committed health care professionals.
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Sereen Nashif, MD

OB/GYN Hospitalist
I believe in providing compassionate, quality, and evidence-based healthcare to all individuals.
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Brigette Ritter, MD

Brigette Ritter, MD

OB/GYN Hospitalist
I strive to care for customers like I would care for my sisters.
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Melissa Lachowitzer, APRN, CNP

Family Medicine
My philosophy is to educate and empower individuals, through evidenced-based care.
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Claire Philippe, DO, MPH

Family Medicine, Obstetrics
I enjoy working with individuals and their families to reach their healthcare goals.
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Angelique Struyk, MD

Family Medicine
I help customers understand their health better so they can partner with me to improve it.
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Matthew Palmer, DO

Obstetrics/Gynecology
I believe that a true connection with my customers really makes practicing exciting and rewarding.
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Groups & Classes

Get the support and education you need to prepare for the birth of your baby.

Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center Tour

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive, Maple Grove, MN

This 45-minute tour will offer you an in-depth look at everything our Family Birth Center at Maple Grove Hospital has to offer.

Free
Event Series Mommy and Me

Mommy and Me

North Memorial Health - Maple Grove Medical Center 9825 Hospital Drive, Maple Grove, MN

Our Mommy & Me support group meets every Wednesday from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the Maple Grove Medical Center attached to Maple Grove Hospital.

Free

Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center Tour

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive, Maple Grove, MN

This 45-minute tour will offer you an in-depth look at everything our Family Birth Center at Maple Grove Hospital has to offer.

Free

Maple Grove Hospital Family Birth Center Tour

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive, Maple Grove, MN

This 45-minute tour will offer you an in-depth look at everything our Family Birth Center at Maple Grove Hospital has to offer.

Free

Big Brother Big Sister Class

North Memorial Health – Maple Grove Hospital 9875 Hospital Drive, Maple Grove, MN

In this class, children from 3 - 7 years old will have an opportunity to explore their new role through storytelling, activities and a visit to the Family Birth Center.

$25
Review

Awesome place to go if you’re bringing a baby into the world. Everyone is very caring, and the facility is fantastic.

- Steve
Maple Grove Hospital
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We had our son at the birthing center and I cannot say enough about our experience. Every person we came into contact with was extremely knowledgeable, and their passion for patient and newborn care showed

- Andrea
Maple Grove Hospital
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Everyone, from my doctor, the anesthesiologist, and the hospital cafe/cleaning staff to the unbelievable nurses on staff, made our experience truly unforgettable! They went above and beyond to ensure we were comfortable, healthy, and happy!

- Cassi
Maple Grove Hospital
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I feel very well cared for here and wouldn’t go anywhere else.

- North Memorial Health Customer
Robbinsdale Hospital