Mercy Medical Center's Family Birthplace is a Catholic Health Initiatives hospital. The Family Birthplace allows mothers to stay in one room for labor, delivery, and postpartum care. The nurses are certified in neonatal resuscitation, and many are also certified in specialized obstetric care. There is a Special Care Nursery available for babies who need extra care and attention after birth. Cesarean section facilities are also available in this hospital-based birthing center. Prenatal education and cesarean section education classes are also available for expecting mothers.