Pregnancy and Planning

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Are you ready for the experience of your life?

Thinking about getting pregnant? The idea can be exciting. A bit overwhelming. And maybe a little scary. However you feel about it, you probably have many questions. What will it be like? How will it change my life? Am I ready?

Well, one thing’s for sure: It can be one of the most remarkable experiences you’ll ever have. And you’ll get lots of support from your doctor and Community Health Network. Whether pregnancy happens now or down the road, we can help you get ready—as you dream, plan and prepare for the experience of your life.

Throughout your pregnancy, you'll have many decisions to make from how to stay healthy to what kind of labor you want. We are here to help navigate you through your questions and decisions during pregnancy.

Questions about COVID-19 and pregnancy?

Read our blog, COVID-19: What Pregnant Women Need to Know, for answers to questions about your delivery plan, visitor restrictions, and newborn care. If you have questions about your upcoming delivery, please call your provider’s office.

Pregnancy Specialists

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Community's ob/gyn's provide expert care and support for you and baby. Find your perfect match today!

Find an Ob/Gyn
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If you want an approach to delivery that focuses on minimal intervention you may be interested in a midwife.

Midwife Services
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Doulas are women who are trained in physical, emotional and informational support during the birth process. 

Doula Services
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Pregnancy Planning

Ensure your good health during pregnancy.

Planning Tips
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Choose a Hospital

Find the hospital that fits your lifestyle.

Find a Hospital
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Birth Plan

Find the right options for you and baby.

Birth Plan Options

Tour Our Maternity Suites

Community Health Network pioneered the concept of staying in one suite during the entire stay—one room for labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum, or LDRP—for the birth of a baby instead of giving birth in one room and then moving to another smaller room. Get a feel for our maternity suites in the videos below. Click on "Explore" to learn more about all locations and schedule a tour!

Explore Maternity Suites

High-Risk Care

Having your baby at Community Health Network means having the peace of mind that you’re in excellent hands should complications arise. Thousands of babies have started life in the safe, caring environment of a Community hospital.

High-Risk Pregnancy NICU Options

Infertility and Reproductive Services

Receive consultation, diagnosis and care for infertility conditions, including IVF, egg freezing, genetic counseling, male fertility testing and more.

Fertility Care

Virtual Perinatal Support Groups

Having a baby is a joyous occasion, but it doesn’t always feel like it. You’ve probably heard the term “postpartum depression” — more accurately called perinatal depression and anxiety — but you might not realize how common it is. At least one in seven new moms will experience the condition, and 60% of the time it starts before or during pregnancy.

A great way to get support is to talk to people just like you. Our Virtual Perinatal Support Groups meet once a week for about 45 minutes, and offer you a chance to meet other new moms who are also struggling with mood changes or the transition to parenthood.

Sessions are free to attend, even if you aren’t a Community patient. You don’t even have to worry about registering — just email us at for details on how to join:

Tuesdays at 11 a.m. hosted by Rebekah Jensen, LCSW

  • Pregnant and postpartum women welcome
  • For more information: 317-621-7998

You don’t have to face it alone. No matter where you live or where you get care, we hope you’ll join us!

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support

If you have experienced a pregnancy loss or loss of an infant, Community offers a variety of grief services, including telephone support, support groups, burial services, memorial events and more.

Loss Services and Support

Join Our Patient & Family Advisory Council

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Ladies: Join our Patient & Family Advisory Council and help us improve the experience of all women who come to Community for care!

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