We are dedicated to family centered care from pregnancy through parenting. Our staff is especially caring and sensitive to your needs and will make a special effort to provide the rewarding experience you want, without compromising safety or discomfort. We offer a variety of programming for the entire family. We consider it an honor to care for you and your family.
Directions to the Women's and Children's Center
care , from pregnancy to
parenting, close to home....
Care (Physician Care)
It is important to receive good prenatal care from a physician
as early in your pregnancy as possible. You have the choice
of several board-certified obstetricians and family physicians
who provide prenatal care and delivery services at Marquette
* If needed, our Resolve Through Sharing Bereavement
Program can help parents who have lost a baby.
* Our Regional Perinatal Outreach Program provides continuing
education on perinatal topics for nurses and physicians.
Caring for your baby doesn't stop when you leave the hospital.
You have many years ahead to enjoy your child's stages of
development. Take advantage of one or several of our exciting
parenting programs tailored to those stages, from birth through
17 years. Enjoy the opportunity to share and socialize with
other parents as you learn about growth and development, nutrition,
discipline, skills for positive parenting.
- Breast Feeding -
Prenatal and Family Education Programming
Please register early in your pregnancy for all prenatal classes. Our programs don’t stop when you leave the hospital. Check out the variety of programs available for the whole family.
The Family Birthing Center and Women’s and Children’s Center has a wealth of Support Services available to accommodate the many needs of the families. For a list and description, please click on the following link: Family Birthing Center and Women’s & Children’s Center Support Services.
Generations of Women Conference
at Marquette General Hospital
Thanks to all who attended!
New and Upcoming Programs
Playgroups will be starting up again! This year we will have an infant playgroup meeting at MGH in the Family Birthing Center Classroom on Mondays from 10am-11am. The cost is $10 per family/month. There will be songs, bonding activities, and a great opportunity to meet other new moms. Each session will include topics of concern for new parents, including guest presenters. More Information
An Infant, Toddler, & Preschooler Playgroup will be meeting at the UP Children's Museum from 10-11am and 6-7pm on Tuesday. The cost of this will be $12 per family/month. Children have an opportunity to make new friends and learn new skills while enjoying the hands-on learning environment. Snacks, music, parachute games, and finger plays are a few of the fun activities families will enjoy. Playgroups start on Sept. 12. Call to register.
Resolve Through Sharing Bereavement Program
Parents of multiples 2011
Are you interested in Quitting Smoking? Contact the Marquette County Health Department at 906-475-7848 to be part of a FREE, one-time “Quit Smoking Workshop”. This workshop will offer strategies to make quitting easier, along with information on medications to assist, in a “no-pressure” atmosphere.
We will be starting a Breastfeeding Mother’s Group. For times and locations call
ext. 3081 or
Your generous philanthropic support of the Women and Children programs at MGHS makes a difference in the lives of the families cared for in the hospital and after the birth of a child. If you are interested in making a donation CLICK HERE.