Options That Support and Empower

Our care is designed to help women feel confident making the decisions that are best for them and their growing family. Because no two pregnancies are alike, MU Health Care is proud to offer women more choices and expertise than any other provider in mid-Missouri.

Here are a few of the unique options we offer:

Group Prenatal Care

In addition to our traditional one-on-one prenatal care option, we offer a modern take that allows women to build a support system through group-based discussions and education.

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Low-Intervention Birthing Suite

Designed to provide a home-like atmosphere, our low-intervention birthing suites offer a safe way to have a natural birthing experience where moms can choose the level of medical intervention they want.

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Gentle C-Section

For women whose birth plan calls for a caesarian section, we offer a gentle, calming environment that allows mom to feel more connected and involved in the birth experience.

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As one of only eight hospitals in Missouri with the Baby-Friendly designation, our care ensures moms and babies have the highest level of support for bonding and feeding.

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Download Our Prenatal Care and Delivery Guide

Learn more about the differences between our traditional and group prenatal options, the different types of providers to choose from, delivery options, room options, frequently asked questions and more.


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What Sets Us Apart

At MU Health Care, we’re committed to staying on the forefront of research and innovation so that we can give our patients the personalized care options they deserve with expertise they can trust. Regardless of whether a woman is looking to have a natural birth, epidural, gentle C-section or VBAC, our expert providers, which include board-certified obstetricians and nurse practitioners, certified midwives, lactation consultants and other specialists, work together to ensure each patient has the safest birth experience with ample support each step of the way.