Guest waiting area in Family Birth Center lobby
Guest waiting area in the Family Birth Center lobby

Located on the University of Chicago Medicine's main campus in the historic Hyde Park neighborhood, the Family Birth Center is accessible by car, bus and train. We also offer prenatal appointments at our South Loop location, in addition to prenatal care with high-risk pregnancy specialists (maternal-fetal medicine) at our New Lenox, Orland Park and Schererville locations.

Our obstetricians, midwives and maternal-fetal medicine physicians offer prenatal care in four Chicagoland locations.

Hyde Park (Main Campus)

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
Prenatal care with obstetricians, midwives and high-risk pregnancy specialists (maternal-fetal medicine)

South Loop

Center for Advanced Care at South Loop
Prenatal care with obstetricians and midwives

New Lenox

University of Chicago Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialty Services
Prenatal care with high-risk pregnancy specialists (maternal-fetal medicine)

Orland Park

Center for Advanced Care at Orland Park
Prenatal care with high-risk pregnancy specialists (maternal-fetal medicine)

Schererville

UChicago Medicine - Schererville
Prenatal care with high-risk pregnancy specialists (maternal-fetal medicine)

The Family Birth Center is on the third floor of the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital. When you arrive, please enter at:

Comer Children's Main Lobby
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Our security staff will direct you toward the Family Birth Center.

Short-Term Parking for Women in Labor

Located on Drexel Boulevard between 57th and 58th Streets, our short-term parking lot is situated between the Comer Children’s Emergency Department and the Center for Care and Discovery. This lot is open 24 hours a day.

Only women in labor and patients being seen in the Comer Children’s Emergency Department are allowed up to four hours of free parking with validation. Parking tickets can be validated at the Comer Children’s Emergency Department main desk and at the Family Birth Center located on the third floor of Comer Children’s Hospital.

We offer separate parking options for long-term or visitor parking. Non-validated tickets or those found to be in violation of the rules are subject to a fine, as indicated by signage in the lot.

Family Birth Center Mother & Baby Care
Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital
5815 S. Maryland Avenue, 3 North
Chicago, IL 60637

Reserved Parking for Mother & Baby Pick-Up

We reserve two short-term parking spaces to facilitate easy pick-up at the end of your stay. Look for pink and blue stork parking signs in front of Mitchell Hospital. A vehicle may remain at this location for 20-30 minutes. If you need more time, your support person should first choose one of our long-term parking options, then move to reserved parking when you're ready to leave.