Bringing a new life into the world is a very special time for all families. We are especially proud of our role. At Northern Light Inland Hospital in Waterville, we’ve got the resources and team in place to meet all of your needs during your labor of love.

Rest assured that from the moment you decide to have a baby, to well into your child's first year, we offer education and services to support your choices. Inland’s compassionate and personalized approach is designed to help you understand your body's changes and guide you and your family through the birthing process – ensuring that your experience is comfortable and pleasant.

Our obstetrical staff works together with you and your physician to create a birthing experience that meets your personal wishes. We’re here for you — before, during, and after your labor of love.

To learn more about having your baby at Northern Light Inland Hospital, or to schedule a tour, call (207) 861-3100 or toll-free 800-967-0087.

Click here to view the Pregnancy and Birthing Guide

  • Caring, skilled doctors, and nurses providing personalized care

  • In-person childbirth education classes

  • Personalized Birth Plan

  • Pre-delivery visit and tour of birthing suites 

  • Private birthing suites with Whirlpool tub (we do not offer water births)

  • Beds for Dad or support person to sleep over

  • Newborn security system

  • Real-time link to EMMC’s neonatal & pediatric units

  • On demand menu with all your favorites, feeding you and  your support person throughout your stay
  • ​Snack gift bags to meed those middle-of-the-night cravings

  • Natural C-section options

  • Full range of pain management options

  • Newborn hearing screenings

  • Certified Lactation Consultants

  • Access to an Inland nurse 24/7 throughout your pregnancy and postpartum

  • Bedside internet access
  • ​Smart TVs with on-demand content

  • VBAC-Vaginal birth after Cesarean Birth (discuss your eligibility with your obstetrician)

  • In-Office Ultrasound

  • Non-Stress Testing

  • Prenatal Care
  • ​Tree of HOPE - Postpartum Mood Disorder Support Group

  • ​Collaborative support for on-site Osteopathic Manipulative Therapist (OMT)

  • ​Cribs for Kids - Gold Certified Member - Education and support on infant safe sleep, reducing the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Crib distribution to eligible families.
  • ​Car seat distribution to eligible families.

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It’s perfectly normal for expectant parents to feel anxious about the birth experience. To ease your worries, we offer pre-delivery visits to the center to meet the OB staff and tour the...

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You choose your birthing experience at Northern Light Inland Hospital. We encourage you to listen to your body and be as active as you want to be during labor — you can take a walk, or relax in a private whirlpool bath, which can help improve circulation for you and your baby. Massage, therapeutic touch, and visualization techniques are also encouraged. Additionally, you can eat when you’d like to from the scrumptious choices on our room service menu.

It’s up to you to decide how much (or how little) pain medication you want during labor. Should you decide you want an epidural for pain relief, a highly trained Inland Hospital anesthesiologist is available to help — no matter what time of day or night.

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Our birthing suites are designed to be as comfortable as possible — for you, your baby, and all your loved ones — because we know how important this time is to the entire family.

The private, spacious suites offered at Northern Light Inland Hospital allow you to experience your labor, delivery, and recovery in one comfortable setting. The hotel-style rooms are beautifully furnished with a television, private whirlpool bath and shower, and telephone. Jacuzzis and birthing balls are also available. The suites also feature overnight accommodations for your spouse, partner or support person. Additionally, we offer free internet access so you can stay in touch with family far away.

Please join us for a personal tour anytime. Contact Jessie Wing, RN, director of the Birthing Center at 861-3100 or 1-800-967-0087 or email

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We are pleased to offer ongoing education and support for expectant moms and their partners. Our childbirth class is a one-day Saturday workshop from 9 am – 3 pm and is geared for the first time mom and their partner. Parents, who have already experienced childbirth, but want a refresher, are invited to attend the workshop as well. All classes are conducive to learning and sharing. Classes are held at Inland Hospital’s cafeteria.

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When families are faced with complications in pregnancy, our team of specialists can help. We’ll make it as easy as possible to get care on site at Northern Light Inland Hospital through a regular clinic with a regional specialist, or connect you with the specialized care at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center or beyond.

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After your labor of love, we’ll support your choice for feeding your baby with education and resources and when you return home, Call toll free 800-967-0087 to stay In Touch with an obstetrics nurse in case you have questions — 24-hours a day, seven days a week — no matter the time of day or night!

Your calls are answered by registered nurses who provide the same professional advice and personal care you’ve come to expect from Northern LIght Inland Hospital. Our nurses are your round-the-clock support for questions and reliable healthcare information about your newborn and your own well being as a new Mom. Maybe you have a question about breastfeeding or you're feeling sad, possibly with post-partum blues. *What do you do? 

To stay In Touch with a nurse call 861-3100 or toll free at 800-967-0087 or you can email us at

*If your question is a life threatening medical emergency, please call 911 immediately.

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We welcome you to join our Tree of HOPE Perinatal Support Group in-person every Wednesday, 1 – 3 pm. Register today!  

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