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Covington Medical Center Birth Center

The Family Birth Center at MultiCare Covington Medical Center

Updated Visitor Policy

To make sure our patients, visitors and staff stay safe while we address the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, MultiCare has established visitor restrictions at our Family Birth Centers starting Tuesday, August 4.

  • Each patient may have two healthy support people during labor and delivery. A support person includes: a spouse or partner, a family member, a friend or a certified doula.
  • Two hours after delivery, one support person must leave and the other is allowed to stay with the patient for the duration of their hospital stay.
  • No children under 17 years of age will be allowed to visit, unless they are a patient, a parent of the baby or a significant other.
  • You cannot visit or accompany a patient if you have symptoms or screen positive for COVID-19.

Learn more about what to expect at our Family Birth Centers during this time.

About the Birth Center

The Family Birth Center at MultiCare Covington Medical Center provides a home-like setting and compassionate care to support your vision – whether you have a defined plan or need a trusted advisor to guide the way.

We offer high-touch, low intervention care to support your ideal experience, along with high-tech options to support any unanticipated needs.

Features of our Birth Center include:

  • Ten all-new spacious private rooms, where you'll stay throughout your labor, delivery, recovery and post-partum care (Unless you need extra medical support)
  • Large windows, a deep soaking jetted tub en-suite, a large sleeper sofa to accommodate an overnight visitor, a rocking chair, and a baby warmer
  • Available in-room amenities such as birthing balls and breastfeeding support pillows
  • Bassinets for baby to stay in-room with mom (unless baby needs extra medical support)
  • A full array of pain management options – from hydrotherapy in deep jetted soaking tubs to nitrous oxide to epidurals
  • Access to the MultiCare network of highly-specialized neonatal care, including the South Sound’s only Level IV NICU, with a highly-trained rapid transport team
  • Lactation support to help you successfully breast feed your baby
  • A dedicated room within the birth center for C-section deliveries, for those who need that option

Now offering nitrous oxide as a new pain management choice.

How to Reach Us

The Family Birth Center at Covington Medical Center can be reached by calling 253-372-6703.

Take a Virtual Tour

Virtual tours are at a set date and time, but conducted via online video teleconference from the comfort of your own home. A qualified tour guide will show you around, provide the information you need and answer your questions.

Register for a Virtual Birth Center Tour

Out of an abundance of caution and care for our community during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, MultiCare has decided to cancel onsite Birth Center tours until further notice. Thank you for your understanding. For more information about COVID-19 and tips to keep yourself and others healthy, please visit our information page.

Still have questions?

Contact our OB navigator to schedule a private Birth Center Q&A call.

Save Time and Pre-Register

To pre-register for your upcoming hospital stay, call 253-792-6005 Monday-Friday between 8am-6:30pm.

To register for Childbirth and Family Education classes, call 1-800-342-9919 or click here.