Labor & Delivery Birth Center Tours

Our birth centers provide a safe and comfortable environment for you and your baby-to-be from labor through postpartum care. Our private birthing suites are designed to provide the greatest level of comfort while incorporating state-of-the-art medical technology and amenities. Take a look for yourself and let us know if you have any questions.

NWH Entrance

UW Medical Center – Northwest

Recently completed renovations in the childbirth center provide spacious, private rooms to mothers and their babies. The seven new labor and delivery rooms include jetted tubs, birthing tools such as a birthing ball and squatting bar, and a sleeper couch.

Take a virtual video tour of the birth center at UW Medical Center – Northwest


UW Medical Center – Montlake

Private birthing suites offer their own bathroom with whirlpool tubs, ample windows and birthing tools such as birthing and peanut balls and a squatting bar. Dedicated anesthesiologists are also available 24/7.

Take a virtual video tour of the birth center at UW Medical Center – Montlake


Valley Medical Center

The birth center features state-of-the-art amenities like private rooms, hydrotherapy whirlpool baths, birthing tools to help facilitate labor and a full range of options for managing pain, from massage to nitrous oxide to epidurals.

Take a virtual video tour of the birth center at Valley Medical Center

What you need to know

Visiting UW Medical Center - Northwest

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.

Visiting UW Medical Center - Montlake

Labor and Delivery Overview and Q&A


For other frequently asked questions, please see About Labor and Delivery and COVID-19 and Pregnancy.

Parking at the UW Medical Center

  • Parking is available in the underground Triangle Parking Garage, which is across NE Pacific Street from the medical center. After parking in the Triangle Garage, go to the medical center using the underground tunnel. Take the elevator or escalator up to the main entrance, located on the 3rd floor of the medical center.
  • For valet parking, stop at the booth on the drive in front of the medical center near the main entrance. A valet will park your car in the Triangle Garage. The cost is the same as parking your car in the garage yourself. 
  • You may find more information on parking at UWMC online or by calling 206.598.5275
  • For more information on driving, busing, walking, or biking to UW Medical Center locations, see our commuter services page.

Valley Medical Center

The Birth Center at Valley Medical Center features specially trained nursing staff, midwives and OB-GYNs who deliver compassionate, family-centered care in a safe, nurturing environment.

In-person birth center tours are suspended. We are sorry for the inconvenience. But you can still tour our birth center virtually.