Childbirth Center at Northwest Hospital


Childbirth Center at Northwest Hospital

This location is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

1550 N 115th St, Seattle WA 98133
206.668.1882 206.368.1596 fax


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Services offered include:

  • 24-hour anesthesia services
  • Antepartum care
  • Birth center tours
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Cord blood banking
  • Gentle Cesarean
  • High-risk pregnancy (obstetrics)
  • Level II Nursery
  • Low-risk pregnancy care (obstetrics)
  • Nitrous oxide
  • OB/GYN and Midwifery providers
  • Obstetric anesthesia
  • Obstetrics
  • Postpartum care
  • Private birth suites
  • Soaking tubs for birth
  • Vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC)
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Our birthing center, the best place to begin your motherhood

The Childbirth Center at Northwest Hospital provides the finest care for expecting mothers and newborns in a setting designed to support your entire birth experience. Our experienced team of obstetricians and certified nurse midwives offer expert care before, during and after the birth of your child. We believe that you, your partner and your support people are the most important members of your care team, and we want to ensure you’re able to share this unforgettable experience with your family and loved ones.

We invite you to tour our birthing center. And if you take the tour and decide to give birth at our facility, you’ll receive all of the information and support you need to prepare you for the adventure of pregnancy, delivery, postpartum care and bringing your new baby home.

We look forward to meeting you and sharing your journey.

Directions & Parking

Driving Directions:

  • From I-5, take exit 173
  • Turn west on Northgate Way
  • At Meridian Avenue North, turn right (north)
  • Take the first left onto 115th Street
  • The main hospital entrance is on the right- note the North Entrance is inside campus.
The North Entrance is open every day from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. If you need to enter the hospital after regular hours, please use the emergency room entrance.

For your convenience, Metro Route 345 provides direct campus service, dropping patients and visitors off at the entrance to the main tower on the main hospital campus. For more information about other routes and service to Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, please visit the Metro Transit website.

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The parking program at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center was introduced to make parking both faster and more accessible to our patients and visitors. The program helps ensure patients and visitors will find parking on campus that is convenient to their hospital destination.

Parking kiosks at the main entrance make it easy to ask for directions and provide an additional level of security at the hospital.

Visitor and patient parking on the Northwest Hospital & Medical Center campuses is inexpensive. There is no charge for visitors who drive on campus to drop off or pick up family and friends (a grace period of 30 minutes or less is allowed). For those who are on campus for scheduled appointments or who will be visiting for longer periods of time, the rates below apply.

Some physician offices and clinics provide validation at no charge. Please check with your physician or clinic directly before arriving on campus to see if they validate parking. The following are the current rates for parking on the main Northwest Hospital & Medical Center campus and the Northwest Outpatient Medical Center.

Length of Stay Rate
0 to 30 Minutes FREE
30 to 60 Minutes $4
1 to 2 Hours $6
2-4 Hours                $8
Over 4 hours $10
All-Day Pass $10 (includes in-and-out privileges)
Weekday Pass $32 (includes in-and-out privileges)
Weekends FREE

These rates are effective 6:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on weekdays on the main hospital campus and from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Northwest Outpatient Medical Center. Weekends are free on both campuses.

Care Providers

Dawn M. Frankwick M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Accepting new patients

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