The Birthplace at M Health Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital

Floor 4

2450 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Like No Other Birthing Experience in the Twin Cities


At The Birthplace, located within University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, we've designed a modern, private and secure birth experience for birthing and postpartum women. Our rooms come equipped with the latest technology, ensuring the best for you and your baby. 

The Birthplace at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital knows that sometimes little things can make a big difference on your special day. We have created a facility capable of providing you and your family with a safe and comfortable setting to welcome your newest family member. From uncomplicated deliveries to high-risk, our experienced staff is ready, should your new addition decide to arrive early or have advanced needs.


Tour the Birthplace: See the video below for a virtual tour of the beautiful, functional birthing environment M Health Fairview provides. 

A few of the many amenities, labor support and comfort options include:

Beautiful, Functional Spaces

We've designed large, comfortable rooms where families can be together and moms can recover after birth. All rooms are complete with modern amenities and conveniences including:

  • Microwaves

  • Refrigerators and large-screen TVs

  • Private bathrooms with soothing soaking tubs

  • Floor-to-ceiling windows with beautiful skyline views

  • The Birthplace also offers:

  • Water births

  • Midwives and doulas

  • Labor slings

  • The latest options for pain relief, including nitrous oxide also known as "laughing gas"

  • Complimentary newborn portrait sessions and online virtual birth announcement from First Day Photo

  • Childbirth, breastfeeding and parenting classes are offered through Amma Parenting Center


Expert Newborn Care and NICU

After your baby’s birth, our experienced baby specialists will help you learn how to care for your baby. You’ll learn important tips that are fascinating and even sometimes fun. Certified, caring lactation consultants are on hand to assist and support you for successful breastfeeding.

Should your newborn arrive early or need advanced care, a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is located immediately adjacent to The Birthplace. Care is provided around the clock by specially trained neonatal nurse practitioners who work in partnership with M Health neonatologists, who are recognized by US News & World Report for the best neonatal care in the Twin Cities.

Specialties at this Location

Hours, appointments and contact phone numbers vary by service and specialty. Click on the specialty below to view hours:

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    The Birthplace at M Health Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital

    Floor 4
    2450 Riverside Ave.
    Minneapolis, MN 55455
    Get Directions