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Pregnancy and Childbirth

​Bringing a baby into the world ranks as one of life’s most joyful experiences, a celebration of the promise of the future. From your first learning the big news through the arrival of your baby, Franciscan St. Francis Health— Mooresville leaves no detail to chance. Our Women & Children’s Services team is known for offering expert care and compassion, which is why thousands of moms have chosen to have their babies delivered here.

Since 2000, we’ve combined the care and dedication of the Franciscan St. Francis staff with state-of-the-art technology to provide you and your baby the best care possible.

We will make sure your stay with us is comfortable for you and your family. You will receive the individualized care your family deserves with comprehensive services offered at our Indianapolis and Mooresville campuses.  After your baby is born, you still can rely on Franciscan St. Francis Health to provide pediatric and women's health.

Cherished Beginnings
The Cherished Beginnings program at Franciscan St. Francis&151;Mooresville provides moms-to-be with access to modern labor and delivery facilities — close to home. The hospital offers a unique family-centered approach to childbirth that promotes building new family bonds.
The state-of-the-art facility at St. Francis Health— Mooresville offers excellent care for the delivery and care of your newborn.

Features of the recently expanded hospital include:

  • 13 private rooms for labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care
  • two Caesarean surgical suites
  • Level II Special Care Nursery Services
  • served by the Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Francis Health - Indianapolis
  • free tours of the maternity facilities

St. Franics Health— Mooresville features 13 private labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum suites (LDRP) rooms, which allow you to stay in one room for labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care. LDRP emphasizes the value of family togetherness and the convenince of being able to complete the entire birthing process in one private room.

Your hospital stay
For a woman who anticipates a normal delivery, the LDRP suites offer an ideal combination — the extra comforts of a home-like atmosphere, along with top-quality medical care and nursing support throughout the birthing experience.
During labor, the family is surrounded by home-like amenities. As delivery time approaches, the room is quickly transformed into a delivery room with all of the necessary lighting and equipment. After delivery, mom can recover while she and her family enjoy the newest family member without waiting to be transferred to a new room.
After delivery, our postpartum patients benefit from personalized instruction and encouragement, on all aspects of caring for a newborn. A certified lactation specialist is available should mom need help, to ensure breastfeeding is a healthy and emotionally rewarding experience for mother and baby.
Ready for anything
Franciscan St. Francis Health—Mooresville is ready if complications develop during your delivery. Cherished Beginnings, has dedicated surgical suites for caesarean births and a Level 2 special care nursery — to help put your mind at ease. The Level 2 nursery is a highly specialized unit that provides state-of-the-art care for infants requiring more intensive care. If a higher level of care is required, staff from both hospitals use a special, private Web camera that allows neonatologists at our Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Francis Health–Indianapolis to see the baby in the nursery in Mooresville. Then the staffs work together to provide the most comprehensive care for your newborn’s special needs.
Along with the latest technology, we offer a soothing, beautiful environment, helping ensure that families feel both comfortable and secure.



Franciscan St. Francis Health - Mooresville

Cherished Beginnings 
1201 Hadley Road
Mooresville, IN 46158
(317) 834-5970 


Visitor details

Visiting hours for grandparents and siblings are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Others may visit between 2 and 8 p.m. Children under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

During labor, your support team may visit at anytime.

Childbirth can be a long process, and children can become bored easily. For these reasons, a trusted friend or family member should be present to care for and entertain your child in the waiting area. Children under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult.