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Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women's Hospital Labor and Delivery

In Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women's Hospital


At Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women’s Hospital, you and your family will be surrounded by the support of distinguished physicians, highly trained nurses, and skilled anesthesiologists. This multi-disciplinary team is committed to you and your baby’s well-being.

Visit the Prentice Women’s Hospital labor and delivery page for more information about our services and to answer any questions you may have about your upcoming hospital delivery experience.

Please remember to pre-register on Northwestern Medicine's patient portal, MyNM Patient Portal, at least one month before your due date. To register, go to the labor and delivery pre-registration page.

Parking and Transportation

Parking is available at discounted rates for patients and visitors of Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Download Parking Map

Parking Rates

Standard Parking

Up to 7 Hours: $13 7 to 24 Hours: $28


Up to 3 Hours: $27 3 to 7 Hours: $30 7 to 24 Hours: $37

Parking Validation

Parking garage tickets must be validated each time a car is parked. Without validation, regular garage rates will apply. You can validate your ticket at the customer service desks on the first and second floors.


There are multiple transportation options to serve you. Find convenient transportation to and from Northwestern Memorial Hospital, including taxis, public transit and train transportation.


Northwestern Medicine is committed to providing a hospitable environment for all. We offer the following accessibility resources to accommodate your stay or visit:

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Wheelchairs
  • Patient escorts
  • Language interpreters
  • Resources for the hard of hearing
  • Service animals

Learn more about our accessibility resources.

Patient and Visitor Information

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The Labor and Delivery entrance is the front door of Prentice, 250 E. Superior Street. The door is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We understand how eager friends and family will be to meet the new baby. Please review our visitor guidelines for labor and delivery.

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Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine is proud to have five hospitals ranked among "America’s Best" including Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the No. 1 hospital in Illinois for 13 straight years (tie), by U.S. News & World Report, 2024 – 2025. Our clinical and administrative staff and medical and science faculty come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

With Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, we’re dedicated to consistently providing high-quality, cost-effective, patient-focused care. We seek to improve the health of the communities and people we serve by delivering a broad range of services with leading medicine and compassion. Because what makes us better, makes you better.®