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Saint Luke’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists: Kansas City: 4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City Lee’s Summit: 301 NE Mulberry St., Lee's Summit

Saint Luke’s hospitals deliver more than 6,000 babies every year. Our caregivers provide the most comprehensive perinatal and obstetrical services in the Kansas City area. From the region’s only free, public cord blood donation program, to the highest level of neonatal intensive care, Saint Luke’s offers the most advanced expertise and services to expectant mothers and their babies.

Every day, at seven metro and regional hospitals, we stand ready to make your delivery experience safe and special. Begin exploring the depth and breadth of maternity services Saint Luke’s has to offer – visit your preferred location below, or connect with your maternity care coordinator

  • Keely Bechtel hoped history would repeat itself. She had her first baby at Saint Luke’s South Hospital and planned to do the same with her second. But her obstetrician moved to another area hospital.

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  • I was born at 24 weeks on October 20, 1984, and weighed only 21.5 ounces. My mom said my eyes were still fused close. The doctors at Saint Luke’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit told her I had only a 50 percent chance of surviving. (My odds went down to 13 percent when I developed a heart problem three weeks later.) The doctors said if I survived, I would be blind, deaf, and severely retarded.

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  • I spent the first six weeks of my life at Saint Luke’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. I was born 10 weeks early and weighed 3 pounds. My dad could hold me in the palm of his hand.

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  • 05/01/2017 - 6:30pm
    Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road - South Conference Room

    We review the basics of child birth to prepare you for what to expect during labor, delivery, and postpartum. The class is offered in two sessions and you must attend both sessions: Monday May 1 and Monday May 8.

  • 05/01/2017 - 7:00pm
    Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital - 2 North Classroom

    Get the basics you need for successful breastfeeding. This class includes techniques and tips to get you off to a good start and ideas to help fit breastfeeding into your lifestyle. Located in 2 North Classroom.

  • 05/03/2017 - 6:30pm
    Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road - South Conference Room

    Get the basics you need for successful breastfeeding. This class includes techniques and tips to get you off to a good start and ideas to help fit breastfeeding into your lifestyle. Birth partners and other family members are encouraged to attend.

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