An Amazing Birthing Experience!

Modern, Skilled Maternity Care

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Heartfelt Maternity Care

The birth of your baby is one of the most memorable, life-changing, and exciting experiences of your life. Have peace of mind throughout your pregnancy knowing that you and your baby will receive the very best medical care locally at Glacial Ridge Healthcare in Glenwood, Minnesota. Enjoy a birthing experience that exceeds your expectations in prenatal care, delivery and post-natal care. A joyous beginning for your baby and family!


with state-of-the-art labor
and delivery technology.


that you can trust with your care and questions.


with parenting sources for your family.

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A Healthy Pregnancy & Baby Start at GRHS!

Mothers-to-be receive full support from medical professionals — obstetricians, family medicine physicians, an accredited midwife, certified nurse practitioners, and a certified lactation consultant.

Prenatal, labor and delivery, and postpartum care focusing on your needs from both physicians and a certified nurse midwife (CNM)

Education is important during this life’s milestone. To be prepared, join one of our Expecting Parent Classes.

Newborn screening, medical care assessment, infant care support, well visits and more. Everything that your baby needs to be healthy.

Preganancy Care

& Beyond

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Stages of Pregnancy

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Pain Management

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Prenatal Care

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Labor and Delivery

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Birthing Suite

Birthing Suites

The comfortable birthing suites at Glacial Ridge Health System are perfect for your family. Large and luxurious — featuring state-of-the-art labor and delivery technology, jacuzzi tubs for labor and post-delivery, and even an impressive water-birthing suite.

Birth Center Tour

Know what to expect before you arrive! Taking a Birth Center Tour can help ease your mind so that when the big day comes you can focus on the important things... you and your new baby.

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Start Prenatal Care

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Get obstetric care when you need it. Easily schedule an appointment with a OB/Gyn or midwife in a timely manner.

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2. Create a
Birthing Plan

Work with your maternity care team to create a birthing plan. We will honor your wishes while providing the very best medical care.

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3. Enjoy Your
New Baby

Snuggle that new little baby and enjoy a safe, healthy and joyous beginning for your family.

New Arrivals

Boone Ryan
Date of Birth: 03/17/2023 Parents: Shelby and Ryan
Ellianna Marie
Date of Birth: 03/16/2023 Parents: Kaitlin and Calvin
Logan Kevin
Date of Birth: 03/16/2023 Parents: Courtney and Mitchel
Mia Rose
Date of Birth: 03/15/2023 Parents: Kristrun and Taylor
Ena-Rae May
Date of Birth: 03/13/2023 Parents: Bonnie and Joseph
Colton Carter
Date of Birth: 03/11/2023 Parents: Anna and Caleb
Navy Grace
Date of Birth: 03/07/2023 Parents: Kailyne & Josh
Waylon Lee
Date of Birth: 03/06/2023 Parents: Makenna and Cody
Layla Rose
Date of Birth: 03/02/2023 Parents: Amanda and Jake
Dayton Nicholas
Date of Birth: 03/01/2023 Parents: Kaitlyn and Jordan
Zoey Marie
Date of Birth: 02/27/2023 Parents: Lindsay and Paul
Harley Denni
Date of Birth: 02/24/2023 Parents: Heather and Oliveros
Charlotte Evelyn
Date of Birth: 02/23/2023 Parents: Erica and Eric
Carson Dale
Date of Birth: 02/15/23 Parents: Jean and Travis
Bryiar James
Date of Birth: 02/14/2023 Parents: Alycia and Luke
Quinn James
Date of Birth: 02/13/2023 Parents: Brittany and Jake
Jonathan William
Date of Birth: 01/23/2023 Parents: Erica and Matt
Benjamin Reece
Date of Birth: 01/21/2023 Parents: Erin and Mike
Connor John
Date of Birth: 01/20/2023 Parents: Hailey and Anthony
Serana Lynn
Date of Birth: 1/13/2023 Parents: Brianna and Ross

Stories From New Moms... Like You!

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Ease Your Mind Before the Big Day!

Know what to expect before the big day. Take a virtual tour of our birthing center, attend an Expecting Parent class, communicate your birth plan, and meet your care team.

At Glacial Ridge Hospital, we can give you peace of mind. We will listen to you and respect your wishes and will do everything possible to ensure you receive the best care throughout your pregnancy and beyond.

Pregnancy News

Your Options for Labor and Pain Management

By Jessie van der Hagen, CNP, CNM, Family Medicine and Midwife When we decide to become mothers we don’t always consider the process of labor and birth. As our pregnancy progresses and comes to an end, we become excited to meet “baby”. We start to think about labor and birth and start preparing for our …

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7 Habits to Begin for Preconception Health

By Elizabeth Ankeny, CNP, Family Medicine Living a healthy lifestyle, at all ages and stages, is important, but did you know a healthy pregnancy often begins well before conception? Whether or not a pregnancy is in your foreseeable future, the below list provides some habits you can adopt now to start a healthy lifestyle: Avoid alcohol, …

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Strong Mom Through Pregnancy and Beyond

A new program specially created just for moms-to-be and their newborns is available in Glenwood! Paige Cooley, certified personal trainer at Glacial Ridge Wellness Center, completed advanced certification to become a pre and postpartum corrective exercise specialist. Whatever your birthing plan goals might be, Paige wants to help you achieve them! Benefits of exercise for …

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The Ups and Downs of Pregnancy Hormones

If the test reads positive, there’s little you can do but make the best of the pregnancy hormone rollercoaster ride! But, here’s what to expect and for how long. By Jessie van der Hagen, CNP, CNM, Family Medicine and Midwifery

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