You should be this comfortable with the hospital you choose.
Are you anticipating the arrival of your new baby? In addition to picking out a name and preparing the nursery, don't forget the important decision of choosing the right doctor and hospital. Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital can provide you with leading edge OB care in a home-like atmosphere that you and your baby deserve. Features of our Pampered Pregnancy program include manicures and pedicures, massages, private rooms, lactation consultants, caring and compassionate nurses, special fitness classes for mom, Bella Baby photography, and educational programs and classes for parents to be.
- Learn more about preconception planning.
- To schedule a Birth Center Tour, call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE.
Manicures and Pedicures – Leave the hospital feeling beautiful by being pampered right at your bedside with a complimentary manicure and/or pedicure at your convenience.
Massage – Choose Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital to have your baby and receive a certificate for a complimentary 30-minute massage either during your pregnancy or up to six months after you deliver in our relaxing Shepherd Spa located at the Good Shepherd Hospital Health and Fitness Center in Barrington.
Private Rooms – Once you have delivered your baby in a lovely Labor/Delivery/Recovery Suite, you and your partner will be moved to one of 22 private rooms with either a lakeside or rolling countryside view. The room also features a private bathroom with shower. You will stay here until you are ready to return home.
Lactation Consultants – Learning how to breastfeed? We have lactation consultants who come right to your room to assist you and your baby with successful breastfeeding. There is even a complimentary Baby Bistro breast feeding support group offered every Monday at the hospital if you need help with breastfeeding after returning home.
Caring and Compassionate Nurses – Surveys have shown that our wonderful nurses with years of OB experience make your stay at Good Shepherd Hospital a pleasant one. Don’t be afraid to ask them any question that’s on your mind.
Getting Back in Shape – Take advantage of the Good Shepherd Hospital’s Health and Fitness Center once you have fully recovered by signing up for a variety of classes such as yoga, pilates, zumba, aquatics, or cardio. You can even take advantage of a personal fitness trainer.
Bella Baby Photos – Parents can enjoy a special photo shoot in the comfort of their private post partum room with Bella Baby Photographers. These artistic images will be something to cherish for years to come. Family members are welcome to observe the photo shoot.
Discharge Tea– Prior to discharge, moms and their partners are treated to a light breakfast with other new parents to hear last minute tips and education before taking home their precious bundles.
Pregnancy Planner- Expectant moms can sign up for this complimentary service in their first trimester. This certified OB nurse is a valuable resource for questions, educational information and personal attention throughout their pregnancy.