Community Health Center of Branch County Birthing Services




Edward Lake, Jr.,MD, and David Hartfiel, MD


The Birth Center provides family centered maternity care in a state-of-the-art labor and delivery area, including a whirlpool tub to help patients relax. The unit has a separate post partum area to provide the new mom and baby a place to rest and recover before going home. If a newborn requires special care, the nursery is equipped to meet those needs. CHC is affiliated with Bronson Hospital for all infants' healthcare needs. Safety of newborns at CHC is one of the highest priorities. New moms can rest assured that the hospital's sophisticated infant abduction system will keep their precious ones safe and protected.

CHC's Birth Center features:

Highly qualified registered nurses and physicians.
A comfortable and serene atmosphere for the labor, delivery and post partum of the birth, including a private bathroom, and separate beds in each room for the fathers. Both delivery and post partum rooms have a television and a rocking chair.
Lactation specialists on staff
Instruction that is customized for each family to teach them about breastfeeding and more.
24 hour anesthesia coverage is also available for pain control, including epidurals.
Flat screen TV's in all post-partum rooms
Wi-Fi


Welcome All Babies!

Upon the birth of a baby, a lullaby can be heard throughout CHC to welcome the baby into the world.

Classes

The Obstetrical Unit offers the following classes for expectant and new families:

Breast Feeding Classes
Birth Basics
Infant Massage
Moms In Motion

Click Here for Our Events Calendar for Class Schedules


Visiting Hours

Labor and Delivery hours are open for support persons only. A laboring mom may have up to 3 visitors in her room.

Post-Partum visiting hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

CHC's Birthing Services Unit is locked at all times. In order to enter into the unit, visitors must call the unit from the first floor.

All visitors must also be free of illness to protect our moms and babies.


Questions?

Call (517) 279-5408 to register for classes.
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