Childbirth

  • Childbirth & Infant Care Classes

    We offer a variety of classes, including childbirth, breastfeeding and infant CPR classes, along with other educational resources to help new and expectant parents prepare for childbirth and early parenthood.

  • Rooming-in

    Our nurses, doctors and staff want your labor and delivery to be as safe as possible, and we want your family and friends to support you during this time. Our visitor policy helps us meet all of your labor and delivery needs.

  • Visitor Policy

    Our nurses, doctors and staff want your labor and delivery to be as safe as possible, and we want your family and friends to support you during this time. Our visitor policy helps us meet all of your labor and delivery needs.

  • Breastfeeding Resources

    Mass General provides support, education and resources for new mothers who choose to breastfeed.

  • Welcome Newborn—Your Family Webpage

    At the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, each patient is an important member of her own care team. To support her, we offer education resources such as child birth classes, pregnancy-related information and access to women's health resources.

Pregnancy

Prenatal Diagnosis

  • Prenatal Screening Tests

    At the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, each patient is an important member of her own care team. To support her, we offer education resources such as child birth classes, pregnancy-related information and access to women's health resources.

  • Chromosomal Disorders and Testing

    Learn about birth defects caused by chromosomal disorders and tests offered by the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology used to identify them.

  • Genetic Syndromes and Testing

    Learn about birth defects caused by genetic syndromes and tests offered by the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology used to identify them.

  • Structural Defects and Testing

    Mind Body skills training for peri/menopause at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine provides individual training designed to reduce stress and enhance resiliency. Self-care strategies have been shown to relieve symptoms commonly associated with this transition.

General Health Information

  • Frequently Asked Questions About IUDs

    Learn more about the interuterine device, or "IUD," from Katherine D. Pocius, MD, MPH, medical director of family planning in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mass General.

  • Mind Body Program for Peri/Menopause

    Mind Body skills training for peri/menopause at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine provides individual training designed to reduce stress and enhance resiliency. Self-care strategies have been shown to relieve symptoms commonly associated with this transition.