Birthing Center

We would like to extend our congratulations to you on your pregnancy!
We look forward to providing you and your family care for the birth of your child.

Physical Address

Madigan Army Medical Center
3rd Floor, Hospital Tower
9040 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98431

Business Hours

The birthing center is open 24 hours a day, everyday.

Contact Information

Main Desk: (253) 968-1535
(253) 968-1540

Directions

From 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

From I-5, take exit 122 and continue onto Base along Jackson Avenue and turn right onto Madigan and continue to the Hospital Tower (only entrance with a flag pole) and take the elevator to the third floor where the Birthing Center is located.

From 9:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Because the main hospital entrances are locked from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., follow the Emergency signs by taking a right onto Gardner Loop and turn into the Emergency Department entrance which is always open. Either follow the signs to the Birthing Center or ask someone in the Emergency Room to assist you.

About

The Madigan Birthing Center provides normal and high risk newborn patient care consisting of 18 adult beds and eight bassinets. There are seven birthing suites, two operating rooms, a six bed Triage/Monitoring area, four antepartum beds and a tub room for labor support. On average, we deliver 180 babies a month. We have a friendly staff of physicians and nurses who are committed to bringing you and your family current, safe and state-of-the-art medical care.

Birthing Center has 17 Registered Nurses that have attained national certification (RNC-OB) from the National Certification Corporation, one Registered Nurse with Lactation Consultant certification through IBCLC, four Fetal Monitoring Instructors certified through the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses and one Fetal Monitoring Instructor Trainer certified through the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses.

Did you know?

Every time we deliver a baby, the first portion of the song, "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" is played throughout the hospital announcing the arrival of a new life.

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