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Pregnancy Care and Delivery

At the Vanderbilt Center for Women's Health, we are honored to celebrate pregnancy and childbirth with you. We will help you choose the right option for your prenatal care and delivery, based on your needs.

You'll partner with a team of our board-certified OB-GYNs, certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and residents to monitor your health, follow the growth and development of your baby, and make important choices about exercise, nutrition and preparing for motherhood.

Pregnancy Care and Delivery: Why Choose Vanderbilt

  • Your birth, your way: We offer a variety of prenatal care and birth options so you can choose the right pregnancy experience for you.
  • Top specialists in high-risk pregnancy: If challenges arise during your pregnancy, our team includes specialists in high-risk maternal-fetal medicine to help you have a safe and healthy delivery.
  • Convenient care: We offer care at three hospitals and more than half a dozen clinics across Greater Nashville, so you can find care closer to home.
  • A world-renowned health system: Beyond our highly trained team of doctors, midwives and nurses, you will have access to a world-class health system: Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Prenatal and Obstetric Services

Our services include:

  • Advanced diagnostic tests: first trimester ultrasound, fetal well-being, fetal anatomy and genetic abnormality screenings
  • Apgar testing at birth to monitor your newborn's general health
  • Coaching on feeding and breast-feeding supplies
  • Home safety products and education
  • Hydrotherapy pools for labor (limited availability; please request in advance)
  • Midwifery options
  • Parenting education
  • Prenatal genetic counseling

Tour Our Labor and Delivery Area

Take a video tour of our labor and delivery area at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

You can also download an overview of our labor and delivery area at Vanderbilt.

Classes: Pregnancy and Childbirth

  • Beginning Breastfeeding: This class prepares you for breastfeeding, including prenatal preparation, keys to successful breastfeeding and pumping, and storing breast milk.
  • Expect With Me: This is not a class. It's a complete program for pregnant women who prefer a group setting for prenatal care.
  • Feeding: The Vanderbilt Women's Education and Lactation Center offers individual consultations and group classes to help you feed your baby.
  • Infant CPR: For those interested in infant rescue breathing and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), we recommend courses through the American Heart Association and American Red Cross.
  • New Beginnings Childbirth Class: This all-day Saturday class for expectant mothers and supporters teaches coping skills for labor.
  • Newborn CareThis class prepares expectant mothers, adoptive parents and grandparents, and supporters for a newborn's first month of life.

Pregnancy Care and Delivery: Locations

Vanderbilt Center for Women's Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 27100
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 343-5700
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Vanderbilt Nurse-Midwives Melrose
2410 8th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 875-0875
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West End Women's Health Center
2611 West End Avenue, Suite 380
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 936-5858
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Vanderbilt Center for Women's Health Cool Springs
2009 Mallory Lane, Suite 230
Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 343-5700
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Vanderbilt Franklin Women's Center
4155 Carothers Parkway
Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 794-8800
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Vanderbilt Center for Women's Health at NorthCrest Medical Center
500 NorthCrest Drive, Suite 522
Springfield, TN 37172
(615) 382-2619
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Meet Our Care Team

Meet Our Vanderbilt Franklin Women's Center Team

Meet Our Vanderbilt Center for Women's Health at NorthCrest Medical Center Team