Tacoma General Family Birth Center

Privacy, Comfort and Peace of Mind

Completely renovated and expanded in 2014, the Family Birth Center at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital offers a welcoming environment, the latest amenities and the most up-to-date medical technology to help make your birth experience a positive one.

When you choose to have your baby at Tacoma General's Family Birth Center you have access to:

  • All-private birthing suites, where you'll stay throughout your labor, delivery and recovery  (Unless you need extra medical support)
  • Each room includes a window, en-suite bathroom and jetted tub, plenty of room for visitors and a designated family zone with Internet access, phone charging, storage area and large sleeper sofas to accommodate overnight visitors
  • Private, spacious post-partum rooms where mom, baby and family can rest until it's time to leave the hospital
  • Baby stays in the room with mom (unless baby needs extra medical support)
  • 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
  • On-site lactation supply department that provides breast pump rental and sales, as well as other supplies for sale including nursing bras and bra fittings
  • Newborn photo services

In case your baby needs a higher level of care, Tacoma General's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is just one floor away. As the region's only Level IV NICU, we are able to care for the smallest, sickest and most fragile newborns.

How to Reach Us

The Family Birth Center at Tacoma General Hospital can be reached by calling 253-403-1032.

Plan a Visit

View the slideshow above to get a glimpse at what our Family Birth Center is like. Then plan your visit to tour the Birth Center in person. Tours of the Tacoma General Family Birth Center are offered three times a month (see current schedule). Tours last about 45 minutes.