Labor and Delivery

                  Schedule a Labor and Delivery Tour

Add Us to Your Birth Plan  

Choosing where to celebrate a child’s birth is one of the most important decisions expectant parents make. We know that parents-to-be have many questions and we understand the joy and excitement as well as the various anxieties that may accompany pregnancy and childbirth. At Portneuf Medical Center our expert teams are here to provide you with exceptional care whether you are a first-time parent or adding another little bundle of joy to your family.  

Delivering approximately 1,500 babies each year, our teams know that every birth experience is unique. Our staff is here for you and your family throughout your pregnancy, labor and delivery journey with support and amenities, including: 

  • Private birthing suites with a spectacular mountain view where you can labor, deliver and recover without needing to move rooms 
  • Spacious Jacuzzi tubs
  • In-suite bed for your partner
  • State-of-the-art technologies such as wireless fetal monitoring that help ensure safe outcomes for both you and your newborn(s). 
  • Electronic infant security systems
  • In-unit operating rooms for cesarean section (c-section) deliveries
  • A level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) available for infants who require extra care
  • Newborn nursery access
  • Free labor and delivery unit tours 
  • A dedicated labor nurse who helps ensure you receive consistent and personalized care during your time at our facility

All obstetricians that deliver at Portneuf are board-certified and all of our labor and delivery nurses are specially trained in labor, delivery and post-partum care.  

Labor and Delivery Unit Tours 

We offer free tours of our labor and delivery unit each month. To register for our next tour, click here. 

Registration is required. Each registration accounts for the expectant mother and one adult support person. This event is not suitable for children. Please call 208-239-1400 for more information about the labor and delivery tour. 

Virtual Labor and Delivery Tour 

Labor and Delivery Patient Testimonial 

"It was so comforting to know my baby was in good hands." -Leah Barrus

Hours and Entrance Information 

The main hospital entrance is open Monday - Friday from 5:00am - 6:00pm and on weekends from 7:00am - 1:00pm. Please use this entrance if you are in labor during these hours. If you are in labor when the main entrance is not open, please use the Emergency Room (ER) entrance on the North side of the hospital. When entering through the ER, please check in at the screener's desk and let them know that you are in labor.