Ground breaks as Mother Baby Center born at Mercy Hospital

Emily Stimmler cradled baby Eli on her hip as she described to groundbreaking ceremony guests the critical care her newborn baby boy needed just days after his birth last year. Photo by Sue Austreng

[COON RAPIDS HERALD, May 16, 2014] Representatives of Allina Health and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota ceremonially broke ground on The Mother Baby Center at Mercy May 14.

When the facility opens next summer, specialized care and birthing options will be available close to home for local families and their newborns.

The Mother Baby Center, the facility will provide all mothers and families in the north Twin Cities metro area – including Coon Rapids, Anoka, Buffalo, Maple Grove and neighboring communities – access to a network of world-class, family-centered birthing options closer to home.

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