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[KARE-TV, May 10, 2015]   Mother's Day will never be the same for a Minneapolis family. Earlier this year, doctors diagnosed Chelsea Hammond, 31, with a brain tumor; she was eight months pregnant.
May 11, 2015
[WCCO-AM, April 04, 2015]   The concept has been around for a long time, but technology is making freezing human eggs for later use feasible. Esme Murphy interviewed Colleen Casey , M.D., of the Center of Reproductive Medicine at Abbott Northwestern Hospital , part of Allina Health , about why women are choosing this and how it's done.
April 04, 2015
[KSTP TV, March 27, 2015]   Six months into Heidi Holthaus' pregnancy, surgeons made an incision in her abdomen and another in her uterus. The doctors then removed her unborn baby girl’s backside from the womb, repaired an opening on the lower part of her spine, and placed her back into the womb where she would stay for another two months.
March 27, 2015
[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.
May 20, 2014
[New Ulm Journal, June 29, 2013]   New Ulm Medical Center , part of Allina Health , officially opened it's newly expanded and remodeled birthing center Friday, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The $1 million project was supported by $200,000 in local donations.
July 03, 2013
[ABC Newspapers, January 23, 2013]   Klay Charles Richards’ birth went swimmingly, both literally and figuratively, as his mother Brittany Richards delivered her son in a comfortable, inflatable tub of warm water in their room at Unity Hospital. Brittany and Charles Richards relax with their newborn Klay and his sister Daisy at Unity Hospital, part of Allina Health.
February 07, 2013
[Star Tribune, February 02, 2013]   Why build a $50 million childbirth center when births and the number of women in their childbearing years are both in decline? Creators of the new Mother Baby Center in Minneapolis, a collaboration of the Children's and Allina Health systems opening Monday, said birth statistics don't tell the whole story at a time of change in obstetrics and neonatal care.
February 04, 2013
[Pioneer Press, January 02, 2013]   Jason and Christina Negus of Nowthen thought they were going to ring in 2013 with a quiet night at home. But about 9:30 p.m., it became clear that their new son had other plans.
January 02, 2013
[New Ulm Journal, August 26, 2012]   The New Ulm Medical Center is planning a massive overhaul of its birth center to create new, expansive facilities for taking care of families during births. The $1.2 million dollar project will restructure NUMC's existing four-room space to six rooms.
August 27, 2012
[WCCO-TV, August 14, 2012]   The Twin Cities will soon be home to a state of the art birthing center. The new $50 million facility is connected to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, right across from Abbott Northwestern Hospital , part of Allina Health .
August 15, 2012