Maternity Care



1125 West Jefferson Street
Franklin, IN 46131

We will treat your growing family like a part of ours. You will feel the comfort of your own home, with the modern technology to ensure a safe and healthy delivery.

Maternity Care Johnson Memorial Health

Childbirth Academy

This exciting labor and birth series helps you prepare, build confidence, and have better outcomes - all from the safety and comfort of home.

Enroll in this online course early in your prenatal doctor's appointments. Review the classes up to two years following the purchased program.

Childbirth Academy offers evidence-based instructor-led classes and includes interactive assessments and activities. Find accurate information to prepare for delivering and caring for your new baby. Classes will cover the topics of:

  • Labor and Birth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Postpartum
  • Baby Care
  • Baby Safety


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PAVE Appointment (Pre-Admission Visit and Education)

The PAVE appointment allows all moms delivering at Johnson Memorial Health to meet with a Maternity Care Center nurse. During this appointment, you will sign and complete necessary paperwork, receive educational materials and have the opportunity to ask questions. This visit is usually scheduled around your 34th week of pregnancy and should last between one and one and a half hours (less for experienced moms).

To schedule your PAVE appointment, please call the Maternity Care Center before your 34th week of pregnancy:


Your Private Room

Our labor, delivery, recovery and post partum rooms offer you the comfort of your very own bedroom. When delivery begins, they convert into a state-of-the-art delivery room. An operating room also is available inside the Maternity Care Center for Cesarean Section procedures.

  • Television and DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Glider rockers/chair beds
  • Roll-away-beds available for family
  • Kitchenette stocked with snacks and drinks 
  • Room service for breakfast from 6:30 until 10 a.m. and lunch and dinner from 10:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. 

Our Nursery

Our caring team and the latest monitoring equipment will keep a close watch on your bundle of joy. A security system keeps all of our babies safe and sound in their cribs.

Special Care Features
  • Fetal monitoring and surveillance systems
  • Infant care warmers and isolettes
  • Infusion pumps
  • Phototherapy equipment
  • Oximetry equipment
  • Hearing screeners

Preparing For The Trip Home

While getting ready for delivery of your baby, we recommend you also learn how to properly prepare for the trip home. These partners provide free inspections on properly securing your child into their safety seats.

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