Woman and Baby at Norton Healthcare

There’s a lot to choose when having a baby — a name, your delivery experience and a hospital, just to name a few. More mothers in Louisville and Southern Indiana choose to deliver their babies at Norton Hospital or Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital than any other hospital system in the area.

We deliver more than 8,000 babies a year. We’re close to you with more than 90 providers at 20 locations in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

Choosing Norton Healthcare gives you many options for how delivery day could go — all with the confidence of knowing that our obstetrics and pediatric specialists are there to help. With Norton Healthcare you can:

  • Have the birth experience you want. You can choose natural childbirth, midwife, labor tub, nitrous oxide and other birthing options. We’ll recommend a C-section (cesarean section) or induced labor only if it’s medically necessary.
  • Be prepared. Our specialists offer the support you need including free classes for expectant parents, Local Family Link cord blood banking and more.
  • Confidence in care. Our specialists have the experience, expertise and easy access you’d expect from Louisville’s leader. We offer:
    • The top-rated (Level 4) NICU in Louisville and Southern Indiana at Norton Children’s Hospital and a Level 3 NICU at Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital
    • OB/GYN hospitalists available 24/7 at the Norton Hospital and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital emergency departments
    • Our maternal-fetal medicine specialists can help guide you through a high-risk pregnancy, such as multiples
    • The region’s only anesthesiologists dedicated to obstetrics

The specialists at Norton Healthcare will be with you throughout your pregnancy journey.


Why choose Norton Healthcare for your delivery?

“This is your time and your experience. Our job is safety. You tell us how you envision your experience. We’ll take care of safety and help you with the rest.”

Jennifer C. Evans, M.D., MPH
System Vice President
Women’s and Pediatric Services

What We Treat

What We Treat

We offer a full range of care for women from highly trained specialists using advanced technology.

Classes

Classes

There’s much to learn about being pregnant and being a parent. We’re here for you.

Locations

Locations

We have the access you’d expect from the leading obstetrics provider in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

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