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General Information for Obstetrics Patients

Please remember to pre-register on Northwestern Medicine's patient portal, NM MyChart, at least one month before your due date. To register, go to the Labor and Delivery Pre-registration page. For more information, contact the Admitting and Registration Office at 312.472.3610, TTY for the hearing impaired 312.926.6363.

Coming to the Hospital

Learn where to park, what to bring, our visitation guidelines, and who your care team will be.

Admission to the Hospital

Read about hospital admission for when you go into labor or for your scheduled inductions or C-sections.

Labor and Delivery

Labor and delivery is a unique experience for each woman. We are dedicated to providing excellent care to meet your needs.

Pain Management

Read frequently asked questions about pain management options during and after labor and delivery.

What to Expect After Delivery

Learn about the postpartum unit, visitor guidelines, infant security, birth certificate and social security application services, and more.

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