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Read about the experiences of some of our patients.
While many were preparing holiday celebrations last December, Marla and Nic Berry were preparing for the birth of their first child – a son. Right on time, 30-year-old Marla went into labor at home in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve. Read more on page 8.
A chance meeting in a Mercy Birthplaceprenatal class led to several family friendships that have endured for more than 13 years. Read more.
Sarah Shebek was looking forward to her baby’s arrival last October. But the baby’s birth was not without complications. The Shebeks credit the excellent care by Birthplace and NICU staff with keeping their baby safe. Read more.
A baby girl has entered the world at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, IA, with a number that will follow her for all of her life. Regina Marie was born just before 12 (11:41 p.m.) on 12-12-12, the 12th child to Mike & Jeanne Smith. Watch now. From KCRG TV-9, December 13, 2012
The Mercy Birthplace had a double dose of excitement when two sets of twins were born September 18, 2011. Read more.
Jeanne and Mike Smith are the biggest fans of Mercy’s Birthplace that the hospital has ever had – if you measure their enthusiasm by the number of babies born to one family in the Birthplace. Read more.
Your personal guide to Mercy’s Birthplace during the most exciting time of your life.
Fortunately, very few babies ever require specialized care. However, should your baby need it, your baby will be in good hands with neonatologist Dr. Roger Allen.