Pregnancy and Childbirth

Every birth is unique and every baby is a special gift. We are honored to be part of this exciting time in your life. From unique programs to our commitment to meeting our patients needs, there are many reasons we hope you will choose OHSU for your prenatal care and birth.

Pregnancy and Childbirth

Why Moms Choose OHSU

We offer more options than any other area hospital including VBAC, waterbirth, group prenatal care and more. 

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Childbirth Classes

Register online for classes to prepare you for pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting.

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Prenatal Care Your Way

Our nurse-midwives, ob/gyn doctors, acupuncturists, lactation specialists, nutritionists and others can help during your journey.

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Baby Steps - Ubicare Newsletter

Baby 39-40 weeksOHSU and Other Hospitals Agree: "Healthy Babies Are Worth The Wait" 

OHSU is one of 17 Oregon hospitals that have come together to agree to put a “hard stop” on elective non-medically necessary inductions and C-sections before 39 weeks gestation by September 1, 2011.

As featured in:  OPB News

Antonio Frias at OHSUStudy Reveals How High-Fat Diet During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Stillbirth

New research shows eating high-fat diet during pregnancy decreases blood flow from the mother to the placenta, increasing the risk of still birth. Read more

As featured in: Health Canal Logo  United Press International Daily Mail UK