Maternity and NICU

Specialized care each step of the way

Women's Health
Specialty Centers

One of the top Gynecology programs in the country Our gynecology program ranks No. 38 among the nation's top 50 in U.S. News & World Report's 2016-17 Best Hospitals. Women's Health Specialty Centers provide excellent care for women at all stages of their lives including obstetric services. In addition to routine pregnancy care, our physicians also provide antepartum care, prenatal testing and management of labor and delivery for routine and complex obstetrical patients.

For parents-to-be, having access to the best care means peace of mind. At The University of Kansas Health System, we work with you every step of the way to make sure mother and baby have the best start in their new journey together.

The care we provide is tailored to each pregnancy. Our physicians are some of the most experienced in the area, whether you need routine care or help managing a high-risk pregnancy. Our services are backed by leading-edge research and some of the most high-tech advances, both for moms and babies – a combination you’ll only find at an academic medical center.

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In our state-of-the-art labor and delivery suites, we offer family-centered care for you and your new arrival. See our lovely, comfortable facility, and hear from our expert physicians and nurses.

Family-centered care

We encourage moms-to-be to include family members as part of their maternity journey. Dads or other support persons can actively take part in the educational process, labor, birth, postpartum and newborn care. Our state-of-the-art labor and delivery suites give family members and visitors a comfortable place to visit their new little ones. It’s the first place you’ll stay with your baby. We make sure your stay is comfortable and gives you as much one-on-one time with your little one as possible.

Care for moms 

For moms with health challenges, the hospital serves as one location for all of your maternity and specialty care needs. An expert team of physicians is on hand to treat and monitor health problems during pregnancy and delivery – and to coordinate care along the way.

Care for babies

When babies need an extra level of care before birth, physicians and researchers with the Center for Advanced Fetal Care provide the latest fetal diagnosis and treatment. Newborns who need an extra level of care benefit from our Level III NICU. Here, premature babies and those with all types of serious medical conditions survive and thrive more often than those cared for at many other hospitals. 

And the care we provide grows with them into adulthood. The babies in our care can transition to our pediatric and adult care programs. No other health system in the region provides care throughout every stage of life. 

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We accept most major insurance plans, including Kansas Medicaid.