Women's Health Services | Pregnancy & Childbirth Services

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Special Deliveries Childbirth Center

When new parents want to worry less and enjoy every moment more, they count on Hartford Hospital for all the peace-of-mind they need — from prenatal care and education to incredibly advanced ways to ensure the health of both mother and child during and after delivery. To learn why more people count on us when it matters most, or to take a tour of our beautiful, newly renovated maternity department with private rooms, follow the links below.


Virtual Tour
Take a 360º virtual tour of our Special Deliveries Childbirth Center.

Bella Baby Photography
We're proud to partner with Bella Baby Photography to offer parents the opportunity to capture their baby’s first photographs in a professional, artistic style that can easily be shared with family and friends around the country or even the world.

The Special Deliveries Childbirth Center supports breastfeeding, and has been designated a Baby-Friendly Facility by Baby-Friendly USA, part of UNICEF’S Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Hartford Hospital is the 28th Baby-Friendly facility in the U.S. and the first in Connecticut.

eLearning Childbirth Education
When traditional childbirth education classes are not a possibility due to bed rest, scheduling conflicts or time constraints, we have a solution

Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Prenatal Testing)
Prenatal Testing focuses on the assessment of your baby through a variety of tests.

New Parent E-Newsletter
Sign up for this weekly email newsletter for expectant and new parents.

Newborn Screening
After your baby is born there are several procedures, screenings and tests performed to ensure your baby’s health and safety.

Nitrous Oxide for Comfort in Labor
Hartford Hospital Labor & Delivery now offers moms the option of using nitrous oxide during labor.

Parent Education Classes
Who says babies don't come with instruction manuals? Attend one or more of our parent education classes and you'll be better prepared for that special delivery.

Postpartum Depression
Postpartum depression (PPD) occurs in about 10 percent of new mothers. PPD can occur anytime in the first year after birth. Women with PPD often feel inadequate, hopeless and unable to cope with everyday life.

Preparing for Your Maternity Stay
Congratulations on your pregnancy and thank you for choosing Hartford Hospital as your baby’s birthplace.

Links & Resources
Documents, web links, and other resources that expecting and new parents will find useful.

Pediatric Care Alliance

Through the coordinated expertise of the Pediatric Care Alliance, a partnership between Hartford HealthCare and Connecticut Children’s, we also offer streamlined care close to home for children from birth to young adulthood.

This robust venture ensures that children and families in the communities we serve have access to the best possible care when and where they need it, and fosters innovation in pediatric healthcare for children of all ages.

Care is available in person and by video visits when necessary.

Learn more

  • Childbirth Center

    We deliver approximately 4,000 babies here each year. Chances are if you’re a native to Connecticut, you were probably born here as well. We’ve been delivering babies for the last 150 years.

  • Family Planning Clinic

    The Family Planning Clinic at the women’s ambulatory health center offers safe, confidential and comprehensive care for women who seek treatment of miscarriage, birth control and pregnancy options counseling. We specialize in innovative contraceptive techniques and in providing these services to medically high risk patients.

  • Women's Health Ambulatory Center

    At the Women's Ambulatory Health Services we offer many services designed to keep you healthy at any age or stage of your life.

Women's Health Services

  • Contact Us

    Please Note: If you should experience any pain or bleeding, or believe that there is something wrong with your pregnancy, call your health care provider immediately, go to your hospital's emergency room, or dial 911 for help.
  • Resources

    Visiting Hours
    Hartford Hospital truly values your patient experience and wants you to be aware of our visiting and parking guidelines.

    Preparing for your Maternity Stay
    It is very important to choose your baby’s doctor before coming to the hospital to deliver your baby.

  • Locations

  • Find a Doctor

    Find an OB/GYN
    Find a Pediatrician


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