A mother holds her newborn baby in the hospital.

The Birth Place

2068.5 miles away
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

The Birth Place

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Get ready for one of the most memorable events of your lifetime – the grand entrance of your newborn.

At Providence Sacred Heart Birth Place, you make the birth plan for your baby. And our highly skilled doctors and nurses will support your labor of love in any way you wish.

To help you feel at home, we provide comfortable birth rooms with a bed, jacuzzi bathtub, rocking chair, birthing balls, TV, music player and a day bed for your support person. If you choose to have anesthesia, our anesthesiologists or nurse anesthetists are here for you 24 hours a day.

We also offer the Antepartum Unit for women having difficulty in pregnancy and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for newborns who need specialized care.

When your baby is born, you’ll hear the sound of chimes softly ringing throughout the Birth Place.

Click to watch a video tour of the Sacred Heart Medical Center childbirth center in Spokane, WA.
Video tour

To take a peek at the Providence Sacred Heart Birth Place, watch this video tour.

If you would like to schedule your own tour, call the Women’s Health Center: 509-474-2400 or toll free: 877-474-2400.

Depending on your needs and wishes, your care team at Providence Sacred Heart Birth Place may include:

  • Anesthesiologist
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Nurse anesthetist
  • Obstetrician/Gynecologist
  • Midwife
  • Lactation consultant

Safety and security

We take care of your safety. In labor and delivery you will be allowed up to five visitors, who will wear identification bands. All visitors must sign in and receive a visitor pass every day they visit. 

If you would like anesthesia to help relieve or manage pain during your labor and delivery, our anesthesia specialists are here to support you.

Learn about your anesthesia options

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Breastfeeding provides ideal nutrition for your little one, but for many mothers and babies, it takes a little practice and patience. At Providence Sacred Heart Birth Place, our nurses and lactation consultants help you with:

  • Babies with special needs
  • Comfortable positioning
  • Correct attachment
  • Engorgement
  • Pumping
  • Other common breastfeeding challenges

After you leave the hospital, our lactation consultants are available for phone consultations or personal appointments at the Women’s Center. Fees for this service may be paid, in full or in part, by your insurance. We are committed to helping you breastfeed your baby successfully. For support, call 509-474-2400 or 877-474-2400 (toll free).

Learn more about breastfeeding support

At Providence Sacred Heart Birth Place, we offer a wide range of classes to support you before and after your baby is born. 

Natural Family Planning

Discover your body’s natural physical signs of fertility. The Natural Method of Family Planning can help you space out or avoid pregnancies. NFP is also helpful for low-fertility couples who would like to achieve a pregnancy. The basic course consists of one class each month for three consecutive months. To learn more about Natural Family Planning, or to register for classes, call 509-474-2400 or send us an email.

Mother-Baby Time 

Connect with other new moms, get a little reassurance and enjoy a few laughs at our mother-baby support group in Spokane, Washington.

    Providence Holy Family Hospital
    Health Education Center
    5633 North Lidgerwood St
    Spokane, WA 99208 | Map & Directions
    Thursdays: 12- 1 p.m.
Precious Beginnings Footprints

Celebrate the birth of your new baby by placing their footprint on the Precious Beginnings wall where they were born in the Providence Sacred Heart Birth Place or the Family Maternity Center at Providence Holy Family Hospital. Your $125 tax-deductible donation purchases a commemorative wall tile plus a keepsake gift of either a matching tile with brass easel or a glass ornament.

For more information, call 509-474-4917. Use this form to upload your baby’s footprint.

Newborn Baby Photos

At Providence Sacred Heart Birth Place, we offer you the opportunity to have newborn and family pictures taken by a professional photographer.

Circle® by Providence

Free pregnancy and parenting app

Circle® is a free pregnancy and parenting app that provides useful health resources, top-notch pregnancy calculator and tools to help track ovulation, weight, blood pressure, and vaccinations. Enjoy easy access to program information, services and classes, too! Plus, when you connect to MyChart through Circle, you will receive appointment reminders for you and your children. Learn more.

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