mother holding baby

Mother & Baby

We ​Deliver for You

Each expectant mother has different hopes and beliefs about childbirth. Some prefer an all-natural experience, while others take comfort in pain management. Those undergoing cesarean sections may prefer to remain awake and bond with their babies immediately.

At St. Mary’s Medical Center, we work with you to meet your preferences whenever possible, for your comfort, joy and peace of mind.

Ready for every possibility

You can never be sure about what surprises your baby might have in store for you, so it’s comforting to know you’ve chosen a hospital that’s equipped to address the unexpected.

Services provided at The Birthplace include:

  • Specialized physicians and nurses on staff 24/7.
  • Level III NICU-Florida’s highest designated level of neonatal intensive care.
  • A specialized team for high-risk pregnancies.
  • All private rooms.
  • Deluxe rooms available at The Birthplace Suites
  • Extended visiting hours and accommodations available so that the new dad or a support partner can stay over.
  • Education and support resources for mom, dad and siblings.
  • Breastfeeding counseling and support by certified lactation consultants.
  • Pre-registration available to save time on your big day. This form can be found online at:
  • Help finding the right doctor for you. Call 561-882-9100 for a free physician referral.

Delivering more babies than any other hospital in Palm Beach County

From highly-trained healthcare professionals and advanced technology, to comfortable, family-oriented practices, we’re ready to treat moms and their newborns with all the care, respect and compassion they deserve.

In the event that a newborn needs additional care, he or she will also have access to a variety of pediatric specialties and outpatient clinics at the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

These, among others, may be some of the reasons that more expectant mothers choose St. Mary’s than any other hospital in Palm Beach County. In fact, we have been voted as Best Place to Deliver Your Baby in Palm Beach county for 2015 and 2016 by readers of South Florida Parenting Magazine.

If you have questions about having your baby at St. Mary’s Medical Center or would like to take a tour, please call us at: 561-882-9100.

St. Mary's Medical Center achieved the Healthgrades 2016 Labor and Delivery Excellence Award. This distinction places St. Mary's within the Top 10% in the nation of all hospitals evaluated for exceptional care provided to mothers during labor and delivery.

See our list of Specialty Services below:

Find A Physician

Having the right doctor is critical in feeling comfortable during your pregnancy.


Our 45-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — the highest level designated by the state — is also one of just 13 designated Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Centers in the state of Florida.

Birthplace Suites

It’s important to be as relaxed as possible when giving birth.

Classes & Events

A little information and advice can ease your new-parent jitters.


View photos of your friend's or family member's new bundle of joy.

Online Pre-Registration

Thank you for choosing us to be a part of this important family moment.

Our Team

The Birthplace at St. Mary’s Medical Center provides exceptional care for expecting mothers, which is why more babies are delivered at St. Mary’s than any other hospital in Palm Beach County.  

Our Stories

The best way to learn about our hospital is from the stories of the patients who have been treated here, and the dedicated team that call St. Mary's Medical Center their work home.

Health Library

When answers are difficult to find and you’re not quite sure where to turn, you need a place that knows your questions, and offers many of the answers. We call it our Health Library, where with the click of a mouse you gain access to symptom checkers, common conditions, recent health news, and almost everything in between. Did we mention the healthy recipes?