Bringing a child into the world is a remarkable experience. At Emerson Hospital, we provide an exceptional environment and the finest medical expertise to ensure that your child’s birth is as special as it deserves to be — for you and your family.

Take a closer look at all the maternity resources Emerson Hospital offers, right here, close to home:
  • The beautiful Clough Birthing Center, staffed by an experienced team of professionals dedicated to making your delivery as serene, personal and comfortable as possible. 
  • The option for care from a certified nurse-midwife who supports you in the choices you make for your birthing experience
  • The region’s only Level II special care nursery, directed by a Massachusetts General Hospital neonatologist, for newborns with complex medical issues requiring intensive monitoring or medical care 
  • Comprehensive obstetrics care from a team of board-certified obstetrician-gynecologists as well as certified nurse-midwives 
  • High-risk pregnancy care, usually found only in tertiary-care hospitals, providing advanced maternal-fetal medicine services from a Brigham & Women’s Hospital perinatologist
  • An array of support services and groups, including prenatal childbirth classes and new mom support groups 
Plus, Emerson Hospital provides comprehensive diagnosis, evaluation, consultation and treatment for infertility through our affiliation with the Reproductive Science Center of New England.

Count on Emerson to deliver the childbirth experience you expect

We’re here to ensure that your pregnancy and childbirth experience is everything you and your family expect. You can count on our team to work closely with you throughout each stage of pregnancy, labor, delivery and postpartum care, taking a family-centered approach that respects your unique needs and concerns.


Schedule a Tour

During a tour of our Clough Birthing Center you'll have the opportunity to see our comfortable, private birthing rooms, as well as our skilled nursing staff. In addition, you will receive information on our pregnancy and childbirth classes, a list of health care providers and the chance to have your questions answered. The tour is free, but pre-registration is required.

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Dr. Linda Brown
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Dr. Linda Brown, a primary care physician in Maynard who sees patients of all ages – newborn through seniors – answers some common questions parents ask about their baby’s health. 

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Babies born at Emerson Hospital will now be going home with new sleep sacks thanks to a gift from the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital.

Richard Rubin, MD
Get to Know: Richard Rubin, MD 8/8/2019

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