Pregnancy and Childbirth

Bloomington Area Birth Services

Contact Mary Jean Holwager (Office Manager)
Phone 812-337-8121
Email info [at] bloomingtonbirth [dot] org
Address 2458 S. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Hours Hours: M-F, 10-5, Sat, 10-2

We provide educational and support services for pregnant women, new mothers and their families. We have childbirth education classes, pre- and post-natal yoga, support groups, playgroups, and a lending library. We offer education and support through our Lactation Center, and provide resources and services for low-income families through our BloomingFamilies program. We also have a small Boutique specializing in breastfeeding supplies. Some services are free; some have a charge.

Year Established 1994

Monroe Hospital

Contact Jeanette Ulrich (Administrative Assistant)
Phone (812) 825-1111
Email julrich [at] monroehospital [dot] com
Address 4011 S. Monroe Medical Park Blvd
Bloomington, IN 47403

Monroe Hospital is committed to providing Bloomington and surrounding communities a choice for superior healthcare, ever mindful of each patient's individuality and unique needs.  On the leading edge of technology, the facility provides our highly-skilled physicians, and their patients, with a host of amenities all aimed at providing optimum outcomes.


Crisis Pregnancy Center of Bloomington, Inc.

Phone (812) 334-0104
Email info [at] cpcbloomington [dot] org
Description CPC of Bloomington is a nonprofit ministry serving women, as well as their families and partners, who come seeking help in making decisions about their pregnancies and related concerns. Office Hours: Monday, 9am-noon and 1-5:30pm; Tuesday-Friday, 9am-noon and 1-4pm; Material Support Hours: Monday, 10am-noon and 1-5:30pm; Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-noon and 1-4pm.
Phone (812) 334-0055
Phone (800) 395-HELP

La Leche League

Contact Joan
Phone 812-334-2698

The mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and the mother.

Evening Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month (no evening meeting in January and July) at 7:00 p.m., at Bloomington Area Birth Services, 2458 South Walnut Street (NW corner of Walnut & Country Club/Winslow).

Morning meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the First United Church, Room #1, 2420 East Third Street (SW corner of E. 3rd St. & S. Woodcrest Ave.)

Additional Contact Kelly
Phone 812-822-2220
Additional Contact MaryAnn
Phone 812-824-6497
Email mamartin [at] kiva [dot] net

Bloomington Area Birth Services, Inc. (BABS)

Contact Georg'ann Cattelona (Director)
Phone (812) 337-8121
Email info [at] bloomingtonbirth [dot] org
Address P.O. Box 302
1101 N. Dunn St.
Bloomington, IN 47402
Hours Tuesday through Thursday, 10am - 6pm
Description BABS is a group of women trained and experienced in childbirth and postpartum issues.
Additional Contact Allison Dister (Office Manager)
Email allison [at] bloomingtonbirth [dot] org

Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC)

Contact Kathryn Knecht, R.D. (Program Director)
Phone (812) 353-3221
Address 333 E. Miller Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description WIC provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
Additional Contact Sandy Arnold (Breastfeeding Coordinator)
Phone (812) 353-3222

Planned Parenthood of Greater Indiana

Phone 812-336-0219
Hours Monday 8:30 AM to 4 PM, Tuesday 10:30 AM to 7 PM, Wednesday 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Thursday 8:30 AM to 7 PM, Friday 8:30 AM to 5
Description Planned Parenthood of Indiana is uniquely suited to carry out its mission: to protect, provide and promote reproductive health. Focused on helping women and men make lifelong responsible and informed choices, Planned Parenthood's services overwhelmingly focus on prevention.

The medical staff provide safe, confidential health care--including Pap tests for cervical cancers, breast exams, and screenings and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

Phone 800-230-PLAN

Hannah House Maternity Home

Phone 812-334-2662
Description Hannah House serves as a safe haven for pregnant women in the local community and in the surrounding area. Hannah House is supported by Crisis Pregnancy Center. The nonprofit group serves women, as well as their families and partners, who come seeking help in making decisions about their pregnancies and related concerns. Pregnancy Testing and Counseling hours: Monday - Wednesday: 9 am - 12 pm, 1 pm - 4:00 pm Material Support hours: Monday: 10 am - 11:30 am, 1 pm - 4 pm Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 10 am - 11:30 am, 1 pm - 4 pm Thursday & Friday: Closed Closed for lunch each day 12 - 1pm
Phone 812-334-0055
Phone 812-334-0104
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