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Your Birth Experience with Bryan

The birth of your baby is one of the most exciting events in your life

Experience Bryan Family Birthplace

Take an in-person tour to see our beautiful rooms and comforting amenities first-hand, or take our virtual tour from the comfort of your home.

Tour the Bryan Family Birthplace

At Bryan Family Birthplace, we’ve designed a special place for that special moment. A state-of-the-art environment where you can experience the true joys of pregnancy and delivery all with the expertise, compassion and care you expect.

Our excellent doctors, nurse and staff invite you to begin your story here.

At Bryan Family Birthplace, we offer:

  • Flat screen televisions
  • Free WiFi
  • Whirlpool tubs
  • Beautiful, private rooms
  • 24-7 anesthesia and pain management
  • Snack bar for family and friends
  • Pull-out couches for family and friends
  • Convenient room service, offering a wide variety of menu selections
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to care for the critical needs of our tiniest patients

What to Bring

With the birth of your baby on the horizon, you already have a lot on your mind. Use our simple checklist of what to bring with you during your stay at our Family Birthplace for you and your baby.

Here is our list of recommended items during your stay:

For Labor
  • Your birth plan
  • Insurance card
  • Chapstick
  • Massage oil
  • Massage tools such as tennis balls (in a sock), foam noodle
  • Relaxing music on a CD
  • You can bring your own birth ball if you like
  • Hair tie or barrette, if you think you may need them
  • Comfort Skills class materials
After Labor
  • Personal items such as a bathrobe, nightgown, slippers
  • Healthy snacks such as granola bars, crackers, fruit, etc. It is likely that you will be hungry after labor, so make sure to stock up on healthy, plentiful snacks. Our nourishment center also has many snacks available
  • Toiletries
  • A nursing bra and breast pads
  • A going-home outfit. Keep in mind that you will probably need an elastic waistband; you may still look five-six months pregnant

For Your Partner/Labor Coach

  • Basic toiletries
  • Money for vending machines
  • Reading materials
  • Change of clothes and clothes for sleeping
  • A camera or video camera and film, memory card or batteries
For Your Baby
  • A going-home and picture outfit
  • A pair of socks or booties
  • A cap
  • An infant car seat
  • A blanket, depending on the weather

Breastfeeding Support

A certified lactation nurse is available to meet with you after your baby’s birth. This nurse acts as a teacher and counselor to help you understand the fundamentals of lactation and to support your efforts to learn how to feed your baby. Continued lactation support is available even after you go home with your baby. We're here to help you!

Learn more about our excellent breastfeeding support.

Postpartum Care

Our compassionate care teams provides wonderful care to you after your delivery and is available around-the-clock to answer your questions and care for you.

Learn about our postpartum care.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

We're here to care for the special needs of our tiniest babies.

Bryan Medical Center's Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) offers the experienced staff, physicians and advanced technology.

Find out about the exceptional care provided in our NICU.

Payment Options

We accept most major insurance carriers and also provide a pre-payment plan to give you a head start on preparing for your newborn.

Learn about our delivery payment options.

Maternity Locations

bryan medical plaza

Bryan Medical Center
Use the Bryan Medical Plaza
entrance door for your
quickest 24/7 access to the
Bryan Family Birthplace.

1500 S. 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
Use Entrance B

Phone: 402-481-7444

crete area medical center

Crete Area Medical Center
2910 Betten Drive
Crete, NE 68333


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