Fairview Hospital Birthing Center: Where Your Natural Birth Becomes Reality

Fairview Hospital Birthing Center has assisted over 4,000 mothers bring their babies into the world each year. The staff at this location can help you achieve the birth you’re dreaming of by working hand in hand with your private obstetrician and/or midwife that you’ve hired.

Fairview Hospital’s staff offers robust knowledge and understanding about pregnancy, birth and parenting. Their staff is ready to answer any questions you may have and prepare you in every way possible to make your experience pleasant and memorable.

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A Memorable Birth Experience

Fairview Hospital Birthing Center provides comfortableness.


  • Private rooms
  • Low lighting
  • Infant warmers
  • Television
  • All necessary monitoring equipment
  • Specially equipped operating rooms for Caesarean births
  • Delivery services (including anesthesia) are available 24/7

Baby Friendly Designation

Fairview Hospital has received Baby-Friendly Designation. This means they are one of the few hospitals in Northeast Ohio who provides a birthing center that offers an optimal level of care regarding infant feeding. This label comes from Baby-Friendly USA, who are the national authority for the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. This global program is sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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The Natural Birth Experience

If you’re searching for a natural birth experience, Fairview Hospital offers new suites that are light, bright and sleek with furnishing and hydrotherapy options (water labor). They have six of these newly-renovated suites for labor, birth and postpartum care plus three additional post-partum rooms.

What this holistic birth center offers:

  • Classes for those who want an un-medicated childbirth
  • Specially trained midwives, physicians and nurses
  • Support for natural labor management
  • Freestanding labor tubs and showers
  • Nitrous oxide is available for pain relief
  • You spend your time in labor, delivery, recovery and post-partum in one room
  • Low intervention birth
  • Rockers, birth balls, TV and aromatherapy is available for your comfort and support person
  • Just in case, there is a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) just steps away
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High-risk Pregnancy Care

At Fairview Hospital Birthing Center, they not only offer low intervention birth with natural pain alleviation tools, but they are equipped with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) just in case things don’t go as planned. This means they offer the highest level of care for neonatal diagnosis, surgery and rehabilitation. There is also a NICU at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus.

Perinatal Department

The Perinatal Department is led by Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists. You’re only able to see these specialists through a referral given by other physicians.

Childbirth & Parenting Education Classes

Fairview Hospital offers a robust list of childbirth and parenting education classes. These classes can help you prepare prior to babys arrival, during labor and delivery, post-partum life and for when you bring your new baby home. These classes can help expectant parents, siblings, grandparents and even your family pet! You can call 440.356.0347 for more information.

CenteringPregnancy® Groups

CenteringPregnancy provides prenatal care and prepares women for labor, delivery and parenting. They are conducted with 2 hour appointments over 10 sessions. These sessions provide mothers with education, one-on-one care and group time with 8-10 other expecting mothers in similar stages of their pregnancy.

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Prenatal, Infant and Postpartum Health Webinar

Hear from Fairview Hospital caregivers and community partners as they discuss various issues that you may face as a new mother.

Topics include:

  • Prenatal education
  • Postpartum education
  • Preterm labor and birth
  • Maternal health
  • Infant development
  • Social determinants of racial and ethnic disparities
  • And more!

Breastfeeding Clinic at Fariview Hospital Birthing Center

Cleveland Clinic Children’s hosts what they call a Breastfeeding Medicine Clinic in Lakewood. This provides you with a comprehensive breastfeeding care guide and supports families in need to assist them in reaching their breastfeeding goals. This clinic can also help if you’re someone who is worried you will run into issues trying to breastfeed or want additional support from experts regarding breastfeeding.

Resources offer at the hospital

  • Birth Certificate 
  • Proof of Birth Letter
  • Social Security
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