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Patients at Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Gratiot have a more comfortable, state-of-the-art and family-centered place to give birth.

The new maternity center at Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Gratiot opened for patient care Mon. Feb. 4.

The brand-new maternity center has three private triage rooms, nine private birthing suites with private bathrooms, a state-of-the-art operating room for caesarian sections and gynecology procedures, a nursery for when babies need monitoring or special procedures, and a high-tech security system.

The center also includes in-room amenities such as large screen TV’s, a sleeping couch for the mother’s support person and refrigerators for patients to keep their favorite refreshments close at hand.

Mid-Michigan Health is a non-profit health system, headquartered in Midland. It is affiliated with Michigan Medicine, the health care division of the University of Michigan.

Mid-Michigan Health covers a 23-county region with medical centers in Midland, Alpena, Alma, Clare, Gladwin, Mt. Pleasant and West Branch.

In addition to its medical centers, Mid-Michigan Health also offers both home health care and physician services and has a strong commitment to medical education.

Mid-Michigan Physicians Group provides urgent care and medical offices in more than 30 specialties and sub-specialties including cardiology, hematology/oncology, orthopedics, vascular surgery, family medicine and more.

The Mid-Michigan Health Foundation supports patients and families served by Mid-Michigan Health by raising funds for equipment, services and programs.

Currently, Mid-Michigan has more than 7,400 employees, volunteers and physicians and provided more than $144 million in community benefits in 2018.

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