Restricted COVID-19 Visiting Guidelines: Starting March 13, we have updated visiting guidelines to protect all patients, visitors and staff due to COVID-19, coronavirus.

If you're visiting mom and baby at The Mother Baby Center: Review Allina Health's guidelines

If you're visiting baby in the neonatal units: Review Children's Minnesota guidelines

Learn more about COVID-19 and pregnancy: The Mother Baby Center COVID-19 Information

Minneapolis Birth Center – The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern and Children's Minnesota


The Mother Baby Center
902 East 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
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We welcome you, your family, and your baby to our Minneapolis birth center, uniquely located between Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Children's Minnesota. At The Mother Baby Center, pregnancy, childbirth and neonatal experts provide a unique, personalized experience and top-notch care throughout your childbirth journey. Our birth center is a comfortable and inviting place designed with you in mind, so you can welcome your little one into the world knowing that you and baby have the best care.

Whether you’re a first-time mom or an experienced one, The Mother Baby Center in Minneapolis wants to help create the birthing experience you envision. We promise to listen to your concerns and needs, and do the very best we can to exceed your expectations. We offer labor and delivery care for routine and high-risk pregnancies; home health services, integrative services, newborn care, and pain management services with non-medicinal options. For families whose babies need higher levels of care, we offer neonatal intensive care provided by pediatric experts from Children’s Minnesota.

COVID-19 visiting guidelines are in effect to protect patients and visitors from illness.


To pre-register to deliver at our Minneapolis location, please call 612-262-7878 or 1-888-660-0014, or register online.


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 desk across from the elevators on the third floor. If you need any help finding where to go, the front lobby has a concierge who will greet and direct you to the appropriate check-in location.


Your security at The Mother Baby Center is our top priority. That's why we take precautions to ensure the safety of you and your family. The entire center features secure doors that lead to the units. After birth, baby is fitted with a security bracelet to provide identification and tracking to ensure security that matches similar devices on baby’s parents.


If you or your baby experience complications that may require special medical attention, services are available to ensure that you arrive safely and quickly to The Mother Baby Center.

Please remember that 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.


If you are interested in a career at The Mother Baby Center, you can find jobs posted either on the Allina Health website or on the Children's Minnesota website.

A variety of opportunities are available through the volunteer departments of Abbott Northwestern and Children’s Minnesota. Abbott Northwestern's volunteer department can be reached at 612-863-4281. Children’s Minnesota volunteer department can be reached at 612-813-6200.