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Lactation Clinic Helps Moms Who Wish to Breastfeed Find Success
Though lactation support services have been offered at the hospital for many years, increased demand has led...
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McLaren Bay Region recognized for higher quality in maternity care
Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan has recognized McLaren Bay Region with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
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McLaren Bay Region Installs State of the Art Newborn Safety System
The McLaren Bay Region Family BirthPlace recently installed a new and innovative Infant Safety System developed by CertaScan Technologies, allowing the hospital to capture high resolution newborn footprints which can be used for precise identification in situations like an abduction, lost baby or natural disaster.
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McLaren Bay Region Earns Blue Distinction® Center+ Designation for Maternity Care
In an effort to help prospective parents find hospitals that deliver quality, affordable maternity care, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan announced that McLaren Bay Region has been designated as one of the first hospitals to receive the Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
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McLaren Bay Region’s First Baby of the Year Born on New Year’s Day
McLaren Bay Region’s First Baby of 2016 arrived on New Year’s Day at 2:42 p.m. The baby girl’s name is Nevaeh (“Heaven” spelled backwards) Espinoza, born to parents Vanessa Espinoza and Brian Prall, both of Bay City. Nevaeh was 6 lbs., 11 oz. and 17 ¾” long.

Birth Center

At McLaren Bay Region you are part of a special tradition of family-centered maternity care that has been trusted for generations. From prenatal classes, to the time you and your baby return home, skilled physicians and childbirth specialists at the Family BirthPlace strive to provide a safe, comfortable and relaxing environment, ensuring a first-class experience for you and your family.

The Family BirthPlace at McLaren Bay Region


Our unit is designed with quality, safety, and comfort in mind. For those women experiencing childbirth, birthing occurs in large friendly rooms with a choice of a tub or shower. The expert staff cares for laboring women using the latest technology along with the highest standards of care and compassion.


For those undergoing surgical procedures a private room in soothing colors is offered to assist in a restful and private recovery.