Maternity Care at Grant Medical Center
Our maternity team provides the individualized, one-on-one attention you deserve.
The Ann Burba Crane Center for Women and Babies at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center is a Level III Maternity Center. Board-certified obstetricians and neonatologists are on-site around the clock. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Level III Nursery at Grant is owned and operated by Nationwide Children's Hospital, offering the neonatal expertise of Nationwide Children's Hospital within the walls of Grant.
When It’s Time to Deliver
Like you, we want everything to go smoothly — even a step as simple as registration. We encourage you to pre-register for your hospital stay to avoid extra time and paperwork when you arrive at our maternity center to deliver.
We encourage you to pre-register for your hospital stay to avoid extra time and paperwork when you arrive to deliver. To pre-register, please call (614) 566-1515. Or, you can register online at ohiohealth.com/pre-registration.
When You Arrive at Grant
The main entrance of Grant Medical Center is located on the corner of Grant Avenue and State Street in downtown Columbus. Our parking garages and valet are free to patients and visitors. Parking vouchers are available at the Information Desk, through Guest Services personnel or at the nursing stations on all units.
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY (6 AM to 6 PM)
Free valet parking is available Monday through Friday, 6:30 AM to 4 PM. When you arrive, a front desk associate will provide assistance and direct you to the Labor and Delivery Unit on the third floor.
WEEKENDS AND AFTER HOURS (AFTER 6 PM)
When you arrive at the main entrance, please push the buzzer by the front door and state that you are a patient in labor. Protective services (located at the front entrance) will facilitate parking, and an associate will provide you with directions to the Labor and Delivery Unit on the third floor.
When You’re Admitted
At OhioHealth Grant Medical Center Ann Burba Crane Center for Women and Babies, you will be given a comfortable, private, home-like birthing suite that features innovative technology. We provide natural birthing options, including birthing balls and sleeping accommodations for your partner. Here, you will labor, deliver and recover.
During labor and delivery, two support people are allowed to be with you. You may take still photographs throughout your labor and delivery. However, use of recording devices, such as video and digital cameras, are restricted in the Labor and Delivery and Mother/Infant units to ensure the privacy and safety of you and your family.
After delivery, you will be moved to a private postpartum room that includes comfortable sleeping accommodations for you and your partner, a private bathroom and shower, adjustable lighting, telephone, television and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Meeting Your Baby
After a normal delivery, we encourage you to keep your baby with you in your room as much as possible to begin the natural bonding process. If you require rest or additional medical care, your baby may be cared for in the nursery near the post-partum room.
Visitor Policy Changes Due to COVID-19: Be sure to view the Visitor Restrictions and Mask Use section of our COVID-19 policy updates for the latest visitor guidelines. If you have any questions, call our care site for more information.
General visiting hours are from 10 AM to 8 PM. Immediate family may visit any time. Visitors may park in any of the parking garages around Grant or valet park at the main entrance. Our Information Desk in the main lobby will help direct them to your room.
A doula will be permitted for labor and delivery. Doulas must follow the same policies and screenings as visitors. Laboring patients who are minors may have their parents or guardians as visitors, in addition to the parent-to-be of the baby. Care sites with NICUs will follow Nationwide Children’s Hospital visitor management policy.