Advocate Sherman Hospital (Elgin) [Doctor-attended birth] - BirthGuide Chicago

Advocate Sherman Hospital (Elgin) [Doctor-attended birth]

Address:
1425 N Randall Rd
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 742-9800

Hospital | Doctor-attended birth

Outcomes:

Overall C-Section Rate (not risk-adjusted) - 21.9%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the LOWEST
low
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
Among the HIGHEST
High

Primary C-Section Rate (risk adjusted) - 10.4%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the LOWEST
low
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
Among the HIGHEST
High

VBAC Rate (not risk-adjusted) - 25.2%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the HIGHEST
High
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
Among the LOWEST
low

Exclusive Breastfeeding Rate - 67.0%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the HIGHEST
High
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
Among the LOWEST
low
  • Number of VBAC deliveries per year- 81
  • Epidural Rate - no data provided
  • Overall Induction Rate - no data provided
  • Early Elective Deliveries - no data provided
  • Episiotomy Rate - no data provided

Maternity Care Overview

“Advocate Sherman Hospital birthing center is proud to deliver almost 3,000 babies each year. Our “Sherman Delivers” experience includes advanced capabilities, leading expertise and compassionate care to provide an outstanding experience for mom, baby and the entire family.

Trust your delivery to us:

  • Skilled experts: Our multi-disciplinary team includes top midwives, nurses, obstetricians, counselors and breastfeeding consultants. You’ll also have access to fetal cardiology specialists and maternal-fetal medicine doctors who handle high-risk pregnancies.
  • Advanced nursery: Our birthing center is one of only 11 Chicago-area hospitals to have a state-certified level IIE (level II with extended capabilities) special care nursery for high-risk newborns.
  • Comfortable environment: Individual delivery rooms and postpartum suites with private bathrooms provide an optimal space for labor and recovery.”

“What you can expect:

  • Breastfeeding support before and after your pregnancy with classes, one-on-one assistance and outpatient services.
  • Private delivery rooms and postpartum suites to welcome your family’s new addition in comfort.
  • One nurse, your Baby’s First Friend, dedicated to caring for only you and your baby.
  • Focus on bonding through skin-to-skin contact.
  • No separation policy that keeps you and your baby together throughout your hospital stay, unless he or she requires specialized care.
  • Daily nap time that promotes rest for healing and bonding.
  • In-room assessments and screenings including hearing, cardiac testing and bloodwork.
  • A baby security system using unique identification bands that monitor your baby’s location at all times, for peace of mind.”

INSURANCE

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MATERNITY SERVICE TOURS

Due to COVID-19, live tours have been suspended. Access a photo tour of the birthing center or register for a virtual tour using the link below.

CHILDBIRTH CLASSES

Due to COVID-19, classes have moved online. Instructors lead virtual discussions about childbirth, newborn care and breastfeeding, or you can access online self-led course options. View available classes or contact Linda George at [email protected] for more information.

Last updated: December 29, 2021
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