Labor and Delivery Unit Tours and Childbirth Education

Pregnancy. Labor. Delivery. Postpartum. These words can bring on so many emotions. You may experience excitement, worry, joy or feel completely overwhelmed – all in the same day! All of these feelings are perfectly normal. Whether it’s your first child or you’ve been through labor and delivery before, you want the best possible care to ensure your health and the health of your new baby. 

Our team of experts is here to put your mind at ease and provide a safe and comfortable experience every step of the way. Nebraska Medicine is equipped with expert doctors, specialists, a top-notch facilities and technology to handle all your health care needs during this time, as well as any issues or complications that may arise. Our goal is to make sure you receive the highest quality of care throughout your pregnancy to ensure you have a beautiful and memorable birth experience.

What to expect

Our team of experts works together to assist with all stages of pregnancy, childbirth and care after delivery. Whether you desire to be evaluated for complications in pregnancy or labor, are scheduled for delivery or need post-surgical gynecology care, we will work with you to provide the highest quality of care in a safe, comfortable environment.

Watch a virtual tour of our labor and delivery unit:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your safety comes first. In-person tours are canceled at this time.

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Why choose Nebraska Medicine?

Our Nebraska Medicine team of experts provides the most comprehensive care, from low- to high-risk patients. 

  • Family Medicine doctors can treat the entire family, from pregnancy to old age, and are located throughout the Omaha Metro area for convenient check-ups
  • Our Nurse Midwives are experts at low tech, high touch family-centered birth experiences. Our Olson Center nurse midwives collaborate with our OB-GYNs. 
  • And our OB-GYNs are true specialists. They can care for all types of pregnancies, from low risk to high risk. 

If you have a history of high-risk pregnancies or symptoms, we have Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists (high-risk obstetricians) and specialty teams to ensure you receive the care you and your baby need. 

Our state-of-the-art Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is designed to embrace a family-centered environment tailored to support the developmental needs of premature infants. With a low cesarean section birth rate, we’ve achieved a high success rate of natural labor after cesarean. 

Neonatologists, neonatal nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists and other health care providers with specialized training are present to attend to any infant needs at the time of delivery. We meet every woman at admission to provide information and answer questions about pain relief options. Anesthesiologists who specialize in the care of pregnant women are also part of our team and are present at all hours – day and night – ready to provide pain relief for women in labor or having a C-section.

Our staff of highly trained nurses, surgical technologists, patient care technicians and international board-certified lactation consultants are on hand to help provide the best care possible. 

Modern and fully equipped labor suites provide space and privacy for families, and among many other benefits, we offer rooming in with your baby and 24-hour room services. To help you feel confident in your transition home, we provide personalized post-delivery care and education.

Ongoing research and evidence-based practices are an important part of continued improvement. We use these practices to guide our standards, protocols and care.

Find a Pregnancy and Birth Specialist Search
  • Olson Center obstetrics and gynecology services

    Learn about the Olson Center's obstetrics and gynecology services.

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  • Nurse Midwives obstetrics and gynecology services

    Learn about the midwife services provided by the Olson Center.

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  • Family Medicine obstetrics and gynecology services

    Learn about how some of our Family Medicine doctors care for people from birth to old age, including throughout planning for a baby, pregnancy and birth.

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  • Childbirth education classes

    Visit this page to learn more about how to prepare for childbirth, breastfeeding and refresher courses.

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  • Labor and delivery frequently asked questions

    Find out the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions concerning Labor and Delivery at Nebraska Medicine.

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  • Preparing for your labor and delivery

    A few things to remember as you prepare to deliver your baby.

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  • A checklist for taking your baby home

    ​Wondering how to prepare for your baby's homecoming after a stay in NICU? We have a simple checklist to help get you prepared.

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  • Hydrotherapy and water birth

    Learn more about our hydrotherapy and water birth services.

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  • Pregnancy and postpartum support group

    Find information about our free Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Group.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska Blue Distinction Center+

Blue Distinction Centers and Blue Distinction Centers+ have a proven history of delivering exceptional care and results. Nebraska Medicine has been designated a Blue Distinction Center for maternity care.

Safe Sleep Designation

Women's and Infants Services is proud to receive Safe Sleep Designation from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

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