Important Information

COVID-19 and Pregnancy - An Update for our Patients

We would like to take this opportunity to update you about your maternity care during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and assure you that our dedicated team of expert nurses, physicians and midwives are committed to providing the safest and most effective care.

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Maternity services in Salt Lake City, Utah

The maternity department at St. Mark’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah offers experienced obstetricians, midwives, labor and delivery nurses, in-house anesthesiologists and lactation specialists that are all available to help you based on your personal birthing plan. However you decide to deliver, you’ll give birth, rest and recover in a spacious, comfortable and beautiful private room.

For more information about labor and delivery at St. Mark’s Hospital, please call (801) 743-6540.

We know childbirth is precious. Maybe you want it to be something you share quietly with your partner, or maybe you’d rather have your loved ones gather around you in joyful celebration. We respect your decision and give you many options when it comes to bringing your baby into the world.

Maternity Videos

Maternity department features at St. Mark’s

In November 2010, St. Mark’s Hospital became the first hospital in Utah to offer an Obstetrical Hospitalist program. An OB Hospitalist is a physician who specializes solely in caring for patients who are hospitalized or have a pregnancy-related emergency. With this added service, a board-certified obstetrician is on-site 24/7 to handle emergencies.

Additional maternity features include:

Maternity amenities and birthing options

At St. Mark's Hospital, you can design a birthing experience just right for you and your baby. So while we focus on clinical excellence and specialized care, you can focus on creating the memory of a lifetime.

Our maternity amenities and childbirth options in Salt Lake City include:

Childbirth classes and support groups
  • Tour of labor/delivery and postpartum units
  • Childbirth preparation
  • Natural childbirth and hypnobirthing classes
  • Refresher childbirth classes
  • Bed-rest in pregnancy
  • Cesarean birth
  • Spanish speaking childbirth preparation
  • Sibling Classes
  • Newborn parenting class
  • NICU classes
  • Postpartum mood support services
  • View all current classes.
Family-centric amenities
  • Partner can sleep in room
  • Flexible visiting hours
  • Quiet time
  • Enhanced infant security
Delivery methods
  • Vaginal
  • Cesarean section
  • VBAC (vaginal birth after C-section)
  • Hypnobirthing
  • Natural
Delivery Options
  • Music
  • Lighting
  • Filming/photography
  • Doulas
  • Umbilical cord cutting
  • Immediate skin-to-skin contact
Pain Relief Options
  • Breathing techniques
  • Intravenous pain control
  • Distraction
  • Hot and cold therapy
  • Meditation
  • Epidural
  • Jacuzzi tub
Baby Options
  • Baby rooming in
  • Newborn photography available
  • Promote breastfeeding
  • Lactation support (by a certified lactation specialist and educators)
Room / Amenities
  • Large, private rooms
  • Internet access
  • TV/DVD player
  • Breast pumps available
  • In-room sleeping accommodations for partner
Other considerations
  • Same-sex partners
  • Adoption support

Contact us

For more information about labor and delivery at St. Mark’s Hospital, please call (801) 743-6540.

To register for a childbirth class, call (801) 268-7940 or register online.