AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital (Chicago) | BirthGuide Chicago

AMITA Health Presence Saint Joseph Hospital (Chicago)

Address:
2900 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 665-3210

Hospital | Doctor-attended birth

  • Medium (between 900 and 1600 births per year)
  • Perinatal Level III

Outcomes:

Overall C-Section Rate (risk adjusted) - 35.3%

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) - 24.0%

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

instrumental delivery rate - 4.3%

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 (risk adjusted) - 10.3%

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 - 61.0%

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- 18
  • Epidural Rate - no data provided
  • Overall Induction Rate - no data provided
  • Early Elective Deliveries - 0 %
  • Episiotomy Rate - 4%

Maternity Care Overview

“We offer high-quality care for expectant mothers and their new babies at the Family Birthplace and our expert team of childbirth experts are ready to make your experience the happiest it can be for you and your new baby. Our team includes board-certified physicians, specialists, nurses and other caregivers who provide personalized, one-on-one care before and during your pregnancy and after your baby is born.”

“Families throughout Chicagoland come to Presence Saint Joseph because we offer:

  • Level III Perinatal Facility: The Family Birthplace at Presence Saint Joseph is a Level III Perinatal Facility. Our care teams have the expertise to care for high-risk mothers, including women of advanced maternal age, women with co-existing medical conditions and women carrying multiples.
  • Labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum (LDRP) suites: Stay in the same room with your new baby and enjoy the comforts of home. Each room has:
    • A full, private bathroom with shower
    • Flat-screen TV with an English/Spanish channel for newborn education
    • Portable bed for a visitor to spend the night
  • 24-hour access to specialists: Our childbirth specialists are in-house around the clock and include:
    • Specially trained obstetricians
    • Maternal-fetal specialists
    • Anesthesiologists
    • Neonatologists (high-risk newborn specialists)
    • Pediatricians
    • Respiratory and physical therapists for neonatal care in the NICU
  • National recognition: We have earned designation as a Baby Friendly hospital, following guidelines set forth by UNICEF and the World Health Organization for breastfeeding and family bonding.
  • Labor and delivery nurses: Many of our registered nurses are certified in mother-baby or obstetrics care. An advanced practice nurse supports your care and answers your questions.
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): We provide a high level of care for critically ill newborns with the most complex needs. We care for babies:
    • As young as 23 weeks
    • Who have low birth weight or congenital abnormalities
    • Who require ventilator assistance, surgery and care for other medical complications.”

“In addition to our physician specialists, your team includes:

  • Multidisciplinary care teams: Specially trained occupational and physical therapists, pharmacists, dietitians and social workers or case managers provide education and support.
  • Breastfeeding support: Lactation consultants are available to work with new moms.
  • Certified diabetes educator: We provides individualized management and support for women with gestational or other diabetes.”

INSURANCE

Click here to see Insurance Accepted.

MATERNITY SERVICE TOURS

For information about tours of the birthing center, call Nikki Genelly at 773.665.3278.

CHILDBIRTH CLASSES

The hospital offers childbirth preparation, breastfeeding, and baby care classes for you and your family. For more information about classes and tours call Nikki Genelly at 773.665.3278 or click here to see a schedule of upcoming classes.

MATERNITY CARE CERTIFICATIONS & AWARDS

AMITA Health Presence Saint Joseph Hospital has earned designation as a Baby Friendly hospital, following guidelines set forth by UNICEF and the World Health Organization for breastfeeding and family bonding.

Last updated: February 15, 2021
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