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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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

Henry Finn
Date of Birth: 02/16/2024 Parents: Kaitlyn and Jonathan
Layla Ann
Date of Birth: 02/08/2024 Parents: McKensie and Jay
Taylor Preston Jr
Date of Birth: 02/05/2024 Parents: Nina and Taylor
Madison Mae
Date of Birth: 02/05/2024 Parents: Brandi and Nathan
Miles Cletus
Date of Birth: 02/01/2024 Parents: Grace and Caleb
Wyatt Thomas
Date of Birth: 01/31/2024 Parents: Katlynn and Nelsen
Legacy A’Star
Date of Birth: 01/27/2024 Parent: Shaquita
Lane Eric
Date of Birth: 01/21/2024 Parents: Veronica and Jayden
Anaya Allie
Date of Birth: 01/20/2024 Parents: Kendra and Tyler
River Mark
Date of Birth: 01/12/2024 Parents: Holli and Kraig
Emmett Ash
Date of Birth: 01/11/2024 Parents: Courtney and Andrew
Brett Cooper
Date of Birth: 01/10/2024 Parents: Katelynn and Lyle
Landon Wyatt
Date of Birth: 01/08/2024 Parents: Aleshia and Wyatt
Boden Oliver
Date of Birth: 01/06/2024 Parents: Hannah and Adam
Wesley Phillip
Date of Birth: 12/28/2024 Parents: Elizabeth and Tyler
Leviathan Kirin River
Date of Birth: 12/21/2023 Parents: Thana and Chase
Charli Jo
Date of Birth: 12/12/2023 Parents: Nicole and Elias
Remi Lee
Date of Birth: 12/06/2023 Parents: Jayda and Trevor
Lincoln Lee
Date of Birth: 12/05/2023 Parents: Jessica and Chris
Kaydance Violet
Date of Birth: 11/30/2023 Parents: Shawna and Adam

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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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