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Congratulations! As you begin your pregnancy journey, there are several steps you should take in the first trimester to give your baby the healthiest start.
The first trimester of pregnancy is the most important to your baby’s development, so you should start care right away. Find a MetroHealth obstetrician or family medicine provider near you at 216-778-4444.
Get information about your pregnancy journey and what to expect when delivering at MetroHealth - all tailored to your due date.
CenteringPregnancy is a special group for pregnant women that includes more time and attention in a group setting. You’ll meet with your provider and other women, who are due near the same time as you, for 10 sessions during your pregnancy.
For more information or to learn the criteria for eligibility, call 216-210-4908.
MetroHealth offers a robust series of childbirth education classes, breastfeeding support, and classes for family members. It’s an added benefit of being a MetroHealth patient!
For more information, e-mail [email protected].
Sign up for a tour of the new Birthing Center at The MetroHealth Glick Center. With private patient rooms, spacious showers, natural light, comfortable furniture, and pull-out beds for overnight guests, you have everything you need to make this a positive and memorable experience.
Your health directly impacts your baby’s growth and development, so it’s important to:
Find out how to get your Breast Pump prior to delivery of your baby.
As you progress in your pregnancy, you’re starting to think more about your baby’s delivery. At MetroHealth, you’ll receive the highest-quality patient care, specially trained doctors, and a compassionate care team devoted to your health and well-being—all in a brand-new facility.
You should call 911 and ask to be taken to the nearest hospital if you have heavy vaginal bleeding, can see the baby when looking between your legs, or if you pass out or have a seizure.
Not sure what to do? Call MetroHealth’s Labor and Delivery unit at 216-778-4830.
Two adults are permitted to stay with you throughout your labor and delivery.
MetroHealth offers the birthing option of working with a doula. Doulas are trained to provide physical and emotional support for the laboring mother before, during, and just after the birth.
Talk with your childbirth educator for more information about doula services.
Note: Doula availability may be limited.
Visiting hours are 9 a.m. - 7:45 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. on weekends. One support person (age 18 or older) is welcome to stay overnight. All visitors must be 16 years old and older, and we recommend limiting visitors to two per day, so you and baby get the rest you need before going home.
Frequently Asked Questions about the birth certificate process.
MetroHealth has resources for nursing parents and children to receive high quality medical care for any issue related to breastfeeding.
Clinic appointments locations:
|MetroHealth Broadway Health Center
To schedule an appointment, call 216-957-1500
|MetroHealth Main Campus Pediatric Clinic
To schedule an appointment, call 216-778-2222
The clinic is staffed by Dr Meaghan Combs MD, MPH, IBCLC.
In Person support group meets Monday from 1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m. at MetroHealth Main Campus, Outpatient Pavilion, Pediatric Clinic, 1st Floor, Lactation Clinic Room except on holiday Mondays. Registration is not required. Call 216-778-3337
Virtual support group meets every Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. and requires registration*.
This one-time class is for expecting or new parents and will provide you with ways to increase safety in your child’s living spaces. Learn how to avoid injuries and keep your baby safe everywhere you go.
The MetroHealth’s Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Program offers nurse home visits to low income women pregnant with their first child. NFP follows the family until the child is two years of age. The focus is on improving pregnancy outcomes, child health and development, and family self-sufficiency.
For more information, call 440-592-3837.
Cornerstone of Hope: A safe and compassionate environment to express feelings, emotions and experiences related to grief.
First Wednesday of every month | 6:00 pm. to 7:30 pm
First Meeting: June 7
MetroHealth Main Campus | Rammelkamp Connor Auditorium (Room R170)Register
MetroHealth has partnered with Babyscripts to provide mothers with the information they need at every stage of pregnancy.
Ask your MetroHealth obstetrician about connecting you with the Babyscripts app.Get Started