Rooming In

Mass General has evolved to support universal “rooming-in” for healthy mothers and babies. Discover the benefits of keeping mother and baby together.

How to Pack for Delivery

It's a good idea to pack your bags ahead of time, so you’re ready to go when the time comes. Find out what you will need.

Maternity Pre-admission Forms

You can complete pre-admission forms including labor and delivery consent, MA health care proxy, newborn race and ethnicity form, and parent worksheet for a certificate of live birth.

Pain Management During Labor

Every patient’s labor is different, and you decide how to manage your pain. Learn about your options.

During Your Stay

Find out what to expect when you give birth at Mass General, including average length of stay, room amenities and care team members.

FAQ: The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

Mass General underwent a rigorous auditing and evaluation process to ensure that it provides the best possible breastfeeding care to all patients. Here's what it means for you.

Breastfeeding Resources

Find support, education and resources for breastfeeding.

New Parent Support Groups

Find a weekly group that provides support and information about breastfeeding and adjusting to parenthood.

Resource Quick Links

New Family Guide (PDF)

New Family Guide (PDF)

Information about for new parents to help you care for yourself and your newborn.



Mass General offers parking at Fruit Street, Parkman Street, Yawkey Center and Charles River Plaza garages on our main campus.

Patient Gateway

Patient Gateway

Patient Gateway provides secure online access to your health information, upcoming appointments, and more.

Visitor Policy

Visitor Policy

We understand that visits from family members and friends are an important part of the healing process.

COVID-19 Booster

COVID-19 Booster

Answers about the COVID-19 booster shot in pregnant people.

Virtual Tour: Our Labor & Delivery Unit

Prepare for your stay at Mass General with a virtual tour of our Labor & Delivery and Postpartum Units.

More Photos of Our Labor & Delivery Unit