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Locations

Take a virtual tour of a Summa mother/baby unit.

In addition to Summa Health System being the safest place in the Akron area to give birth, private rooms with bathrooms, compassionate care and extended support also comprise the many reasons why expectant moms choose to give birth at Summa. Schedule a tour and experience the difference.

Schedule a tour, Akron City Hospital
Schedule a tour: Barberton Hospital

Safety
The safest place in the Akron region in which to give birth, with:
  • A C-section rate lower than the statewide average 
  • Participation in the Best Fed Beginnings project 
  • Pursuit of a Baby Friendly Hospital designation 
  • One of two Ohio hospitals to receive the 2012 Ohio Patient Safety Institute’s Best Practice Award from the Ohio Hospital Association 
  • One of the few Level III perinatal centers for high-risk pregnancies in the region 
  • A NICU nursery staffed by Akron Children’s Hospital neonatologists

Private
Private mother/baby rooms available at all Summa hospitals:

  • Summa Akron City Hospital’s mother baby unit (on 3 north) features 18 newly renovated private rooms featuring a full bathroom with ceramic-tiled shower to provide a relaxing, spa-like environment for new moms
  • Baby stays in mother’s room unless there is a medical need for nursery care

Comfort
Plenty of birthing options from which to choose:

  • Midwifery services (available at all three hospitals)
  • Low-risk birthing room with minimal medical intervention
  • Birthing balls
  • Tub rooms available for hydrotherapy
  • Kangaroo care (skin-to-skin contact of mother/infant after birth)

Support
Personal support and educational programs:

Visit Us

Call (888) 544-1266 to sign up for a tour of our mother baby units located at Summa Akron City Hospital and Summa Barberton Hospital. Also, register for a childbirth/childcare education class or schedule an appointment with a Summa obstetrician.