Labor and Delivery
Labor and Delivery Room
Our Buckeye Babies
Join the family of Buckeye Babies
More than 5,200 Buckeye Babies were born at our Maternity Center last year. Our patients include women having vaginal deliveries, cesarean deliveries, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) deliveries and high-risk deliveries including multiples and preterm deliveries.
Visitor policy: In addition to the general hospital visitor policy, labor and delivery has special visitor allowances and procedures. View labor and delivery visitor policy.
Parking: If you are delivering Monday - Friday, between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m., we recommend that you park in the 12th Avenue Parking Garage and enter the hospital through the ground floor entrance opposite the parking garage. (The 12th Ave. bridge entrance is temporarily closed.) Take the Doan Hall elevator to the sixth floor. If you are delivering Saturday - Sunday, please park in the SAFEAUTO parking garage and enter the hospital through the 10th Ave. main hospital entrance. Take the Doan Hall elevator to the sixth floor.
After hours arrival: If arriving between 5 p.m. and 6 a.m., please park in the Wexner Medical Center Garage or SAFEAUTO parking garage and enter the hospital through the Emergency Department. One of our staff will provide a mask for you and your visitor and help you get to the Maternity Center.
Maternity Center In-Person Tour
Join us for a tour of our Maternity Center including the labor and delivery and postpartum areas. You’ll gain an understanding of what to expect during your stay, and we’ll explain where to park and how to get to the labor and delivery floor when you are ready to have your baby. Registration is free and includes you and your support person. Children are not permitted to attend tours at this time.
Tour length: 45 minutes