The Center for Perinatal Care is a collaborative University of Wisconsin– Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and Meriter Hospital program that accepts referrals for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a full range of complex medical, obstetric, fetal and genetic conditions that complicate pregnancy, birth and the newborn period. For three decades, our mission has been to optimize each family’s chances of delivering a healthy baby.
More families choose Meriter for their birth experience than any other hospital in South Central Wisconsin. Combining the best in medical care, technology and clinical research, we are equipped to care for a variety of problems that a pregnant woman or newborn may encounter. The Center for Perinatal Care utilizes a one-room model of care to combine the best in specialized prenatal medical care and advanced technologies to care for the pregnant woman. The Meriter Birthing Center is an advanced tertiary care center for maternal and newborn patients. The Newborn Intensive Care Unit is equipped to care for high-risk infants whether they are born at Meriter or transported from a regional hospital. Birthing center tours and classes led by expert educators, help expectant parents learn about and become confident with childbirth and newborn care.