Coon Rapids Birth Center

The Mother Baby Center provides care to families in three convenient locations across the Twin Cities metro area.

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Coon Rapids

The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota
4020 Coon Rapids Blvd., Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Award for High Performing Hospitals awarded to The Mother Baby Center
Award for Maternity Care Access Hospital awarded to The Mother Baby Center

Welcome to the Mother Baby Center

Welcome to The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota!

Our video is a great way to see everything the birthing center has to offer.

Sign up for an in-person tour

To help answer your questions about our Coon Rapids birth center or what you can expect as a patient, we offer in-person tours. Learn more and sign up for a tour.

Watch our virtual tour

One family’s experience at
The Mother Baby Center at Mercy

At only 33 weeks pregnant, Danielle was rushed to The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota. She was then diagnosed with placental abruption and preeclampsia. She was rushed to the operating room (OR) and minutes later, she gave birth to her baby Freya.

Hear their story:

Getting Here

In an emergency, you should always call 9-1-1.
For non-emergency medical transportation, call Allina Health Emergency Medical Services at 651-222-0555.
For Security/Personal Escort, call 612-863-5416.

A dedicated entrance to The Mother Baby Center is located at 4020 Coon Rapids Blvd., Coon Rapids, MN 55433.

Please use the dedicated entrance in front of The Mother Baby Center for dropping off expecting moms or visitors. You can also use this entrance after you’ve parked.

Expecting moms should check in at the first floor desk. This is where moms will be admitted and provided with directions to the appropriate area of the center.

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Available Here

The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota provides the following amenities to ensure a comfortable, warm and calm environment for your delivery:

  • SmartTV
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Wi-Fi access
  • iPod® doc (compatible with iPods and older iPhones. Newer iPhones or other equipment will require an adaptor or other audio equipment)
  • A fold-out couch or recliner available for your partner
  • A luggage cart with lockable safe that holds all of your belongings and moves with you from room to room
  • Private bathroom with a shower or a tub/shower combination
  • A small refrigerator (no freezer)

Family memories are born at The Mother Baby Center. We recognize the important role loved ones will play in your baby’s life and welcome them to share in this experience. We have spaces that allow family members and friends to participate while still giving you and your baby the time and privacy needed to bond.

Interfaith chapels

Chapels are conveniently located on the main floor at Mercy Hospital and are always open for prayer and meditation. Chaplains are available to support the special spiritual needs of patients and families.

Hope Garden

Mercy Hospital’s Hope Garden is an outdoor space featuring a special sculpture representing wishes of comfort, hope and healing.

The Mercy Gift Shop

The Mercy Gift Shop, located on the first floor of the hospital near the main east entrance features a wide selection of greeting cards, gift items, angels, jewelry, magazines, and other necessities. A beautiful selection of fresh-cut floral arrangements and seasonal gifts are available directly from the gift shop.

The Mercy Gift Shop hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To send a gift, visit Mercy Hospital’s website or call 763-236-8160.

Please keep our health guidelines in mind when purchasing gifts for your loved ones.

At The Mother Baby Center, we offer a variety of dining options:

At Your Request

At Your Request dining service is similar to hotel-style room service—patients order what they want to eat, when they want it. Please refer to the menu in your room for meal prices, and ask for assistance in selecting items that meet the dietary requirements outlined by your physician.

Room service operators are available from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. every day.

Patients can reach an At Your Request dining operator by calling 1-6368.

Mercy Hospital Cafeteria

Located on the first floor between the emergency department and the east lobby, the Mercy Hospital Cafeteria features a wide variety of delicious and healthful meal options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Weekly menus are posted at the cafeteria entrance, and ready-to-go salads, sandwiches, and other snacks are available between meal times. Credit cards are accepted. No checks.

Cafeteria hours:

  • Open seven days a week from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, visit Mercy Hospital’s website.

Mercy Coffee Shop

Located on the first floor of Mercy near the main east entrance next to the Mercy Gift Shop, the Mercy Coffee Shop offers a selection of beverages and pastries. Credit cards are accepted. No checks.

Coffee Shop hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Vending machines

Vending machines are available near the Mercy Hospital Cafeteria entrance.

The Mother Baby Center was built to accommodate mom and babies, and also members of your family who want to share in your special journey. If your family needs more space, lodging is available nearby.

For more information, please stop at the hospital information desk or call 763-236-8111 between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.