Giving Birth at Mass General
We have revised our visitor policy, given the increase in community transmission of COVID-19, and continued influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV.
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.
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.
New Parent Support Groups
Find a weekly group that provides support and information about breastfeeding and adjusting to parenthood.
Resource Quick Links
Mass General offers parking at Fruit Street, Parkman Street, Yawkey Center and Charles River Plaza garages on our main campus.
Patient Gateway provides secure online access to your health information, upcoming appointments, and more.
We understand that visits from family members and friends are an important part of the healing process.
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
OB/GYN at Mass General
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mass General consistently ranks among the best women's health care providers in the country, offering innovative treatments from leading experts in obstetrics, gynecology, infertility, cancer and urogynecology. Learn more about our department.