Beaumont, Royal Oak completes Family Birth Center renovations

Delivery rooms complete with spa-like design and high-tech amenities

Beaumont Health System has completed renovations of 20 labor and delivery rooms in its Family Birth Center at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Expecting parents stay in birthing rooms complete with cozy furniture, sleeper sofas and bathrooms with spa-like amenities – for extra comfort during labor.

“While we continue to offer the same high quality obstetrical care to expecting mothers, each of the labor and delivery rooms have been redesigned and updated to provide our patients a comfortable environment that is extremely relaxing and calming,” says Anne Ronk, director of nursing, Beaumont, Royal Oak.

The private patient birthing rooms include a docking station for portable media players, flat-screen televisions, refrigerators and blanket warmers. Renovations include noise-reducing flooring, warm design finishes, soothing wall colors and artwork to provide a restful environment.

To support the hospital’s ongoing eco-friendly initiatives, patient and family waiting areas of the Family Birth Center used Michigan-made and locally sourced materials.

Beaumont’s comprehensive obstetric offerings span the pregnancy and childbirth experience from preconception care to parenting classes, from low-risk to high-risk deliveries.

Offerings include:

  • advanced medical care from leading obstetricians, gynecologists, pediatricians and neonatologists
  • pediatric care, special care nursery and neonatal intensive care unit for premature and critically ill newborns
  • prenatal services including a Reproductive Genetics Program, Comprehensive High Risk Pregnancy Program, ultrasound and advanced fetal imaging and community classes
  • post-natal care, Breastfeeding and Lactation Support Service and an award-winning Parenting Program

Beaumont also offers obstetrical care at its Troy and Grosse Pointe hospitals with state-of-the-art birthing centers and inpatient care in all private rooms. Beaumont’s hospitals delivered more than 9,000 babies in 2011. For more information on Beaumont’s Family Birth Centers or obstetrical services, visit

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