Pregnancy and Birthing

Welcoming a new baby into the family is one of the most significant events of our lives. We understand this and provide you with a family centered approach to maternity care - this means each individual family's needs and preferences are respected.

Patients and families can count on sensitive, compassionate, and highly skilled care from both our nurses and providers to meet their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs during this important time. In addition, our postpartum staff works with you and provides information on self care, infant care, and parenting skills, so that families feel confident and supported when they go home.

Our nurses and providers recognize that each birth is unique and parents have wishes and plans for the birth of their baby. We will support and guide you through your birth and with your input, help to make your experience as special and memorable as it deserves to be.


Birthing and maternity care services available at Northern Light Health

  • Prenatal care

  • Childbirth Care

  • Midwifery

  • Pain relieving medications in labor if needed

  • Postpartum care and encouragement

  • Private patient rooms for antepartum, postpartum or gynecologic patients, with sleeping accommodations for a significant other

  • Telemetry for fetal heart monitoring so mothers in early labor can be out of bed and walk around the unit

Click here to view the Pregnancy and Birthing Guide


Pregnancy and Birthing Locations

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Northern Light Women & Children's Unit

140 Academy Street, Presque Isle, ME, 04769

207-768-4330 | 207-768-4346

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Northern Light Maternal Fetal Care

417 State Street, Bangor, ME, 04401-6634

207-973-8661 | 207-973-5668

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Northern Light Birthing

50 Union Street, Ellsworth, ME, 04605

207-664-5464 | 207-664-5632

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Northern Light Birthing

897 West Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, ME, 04426

207-564-4292 | 207-564-4408

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Northern Light Mercy Birthing

175 Fore River Parkway, Portland, ME, 04102


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Northern Light Birthing

200 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Waterville, ME, 04901


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