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Your Birth Experience

Why Choose Genesis?

The most advanced NICU

World-class neonatologists from the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital provide highly specialized, on-site care at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport.
Find out all about our NICU.

Breastfeeding support at the hospital and at home

As the area's only Baby-Friendly birth center, our Lactation Consultants have over 60 years combined experience in helping new moms breastfeed and bond with baby. Family Lactation Services provides in-home consultations.

Making You Feel At Home

Bond with your new baby in a large, private room that feels more like your home than a hospital. Order your favorite Starbucks drink and have your baby's first photo taken right in your room. Find out more about our amenities.

The QC's safest BirthCenter

The BirthCenter has a dedicated perinatal safety nurse and was the first in the QC to have all labor nurses trained to give specialized advanced cardiac life support to women in labor.

Golden Hour

After each delivery, an established "Golden Hour" provides mom, baby, and significant other with quiet time to bond. Newborns are placed skin-to-skin with moms to help them transition to life outside the womb.

How will you keep me comfortable?

From whirlpool and labor tubs to cordless fetal monitoring, the Davenport BirthCenter offers the latest comforts for women during their labor. We're the region's first to offer nitrous oxide, or "laughing gas," for pain relief.
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Create a Birth Plan

Use this birth plan to prepare yourself for delivery and to communicate your wants and needs to your medical team. Feel free to share this with your physician or certified nurse midwife.

2018 Top Genesis Baby Names

  • Charlotte
  • Isabella
  • Amelia
  • Olivia
  • Harper
  • Jackson
  • Liam
  • Lucas
  • Henry
  • Elijah

Genesis Story Book

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Our Location

Upcoming Classes

  • Jul
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Not your mother's lamaze class - this class focuses on birthing a baby in today's world! The series of classes covers labor and birth, including comfort management using medications, non-drug pain management, support person's role, c-sections and a BirthCenter tour.
  • Jul
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Learn about the latest safety guidelines to keep your little bundle of joy Safe and Sound in Part 2 of our Safe and Sound series.
  • Jul
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    A tour of the Davenport BirthCenter facility.