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Compassionate Maternity Care Mother holding newborn on chest after hospital delivery

Maternity Services at Johns Hopkins Bayview

Expecting a child is a long journey, full of changes, surprises and miracles. The Birthing Center at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is comprised of an expert team of dedicated physicians, certified nurses and mid-wives, and other health care professionals ready to provide comprehensive care to expectant mothers from their first trimesters to the journey home with their new babies.

Prenatal Care Locations

While labor and delivery is exclusively at our Bayview location, we offer a number of locations for prenatal care appointments.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Park in the east parking garage and enter the Bayview Medical Office building of the hospital through the blue awning entrance. This entrance is also appropriate for the drop-off of patients if needed.

    See campus map here.

    The free Johns Hopkins Find Your Way app is all you need to get to and around the buildings of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Download it here.

  • Labor and delivery patients can typically have two care partners at the bedside, but this is subject to change according to the current COVID-19 risk level.

    To find the latest information on visitor guidelines please see John's Hopkins Bayview's inpatient guidelines on our Visitor Guidelines for Patient Care Partners During COVID-19 page.

    • Phone charger
    • Clothes for both you and the baby to go home in
    • Any personal toiletries you prefer
    • Light blanket for the baby to use upon discharge
    • Robe and/or nightgown if you prefer to wear your own

    We provide linens and pillows for care partners, as well as sleep chairs in each room.

    For additional details, please see our printable Go Bag PDF.

  • We do have midwife providers in our practice, who can be available to patients upon request.

  • We have International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) on staff to assist with breastfeeding while you are here in the hospital. We also offer a call line to use after you are discharged: 410-502-3221.

    Find more resources at our lactation center page.


Additional Resources

Resources to print out or read to help prep for your labor and delivery day.

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