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Good Samaritan Family Birth Center

Privacy, Care and Comfort During Labor and Delivery

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

From our spacious birthing suites, to the support and care we provide during and after your labor and delivery, the Family Birth Center at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital is a warm and welcoming place for you to have your baby.

  • Private birthing suites, where you'll stay throughout your labor, delivery and recovery (Unless you need extra medical support)
  • Each birthing suite includes sleeping couches, rockers, jetted tubs, refrigerators, plenty of room for visitors, and a view
  • Wireless monitoring for laboring mobility
  • All our post-partum rooms are also private, with windows, sleeping couches, rockers, refrigerators and room for visitors
  • Baby stays in the room with mom (unless baby needs extra medical support)
  • Level II NICU onsite with 24/7 coverage from board-certified neonatology specialists, if your baby needs more care
  • A family-friendly, open visitor policy so friends, family and loved ones can visit whenever you like
  • Lactation support to help you successfully breast feed your baby
  • Newborn photo services

New services added

  • Support for Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Wireless monitoring for laboring mobility
  • Birthing peanuts, cub cushions, slings and an array of support for unmedicated laboring
  • Nitrous oxide for pain management
  • Gentle C-Sections available by request, including better visbility of baby's birth and faster skin-to-skin contact

How to Reach Us

The Family Birth Center at Good Samaritan Hospital can be reached by calling 253-697-5300.

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

Still have questions? Contact our OB navigator to schedule  a private Birth Center Q&A call.

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.

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.