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Susan B. Allen Birth Center

You and Baby, Off to a Healthy Start

Having a baby is a life-changing moment for parents, and that moment is also important to the staff at the Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital Family Birth Center. Here, staff members enjoy the opportunity to build relationships with expectant mothers from the moment they arrive until their little ones are born.

The Birth Center was designed with the patient and the patient's family in mind. Birthing suites are large and beautifully decorated, with whirlpool bathtubs in each suite. Post-partum rooms are spacious and comfortable, each with whirlpool tubs and other comforts of home.

Our staff of highly trained physicians and nurses strive to provide technically advanced service, along with that personal touch you've come to expect. 

Let us make this family experience one that you will never forget. If you would like to schedule a visit to our facility and look at the services we provide, please call us at 316.322.4536.

FREE Childbirth Education Classes

The Susan B. Allen Family Birth Center staff offers Childbirth Education classes at no cost to patients.  The class is offered to any expecting Mom, whether she plans to deliver at Susan B. Allen or another facility.

The classes have been designed to provide the new Mom-to-be and her significant other (or coach) information about labor and delivery, comfort measures, pain management, newborn care, recovery and discharge.

The class gives the participants information about the entire process of delivering at Susan B. Allen.  It provides an opportunity for patients to learn what to expectbe and to feel comfortable with the serivces and facility, and be able to ask questions in a comfortable, non-threatening environment.

The classes are being held on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.  – 2:30 p.m. in the Wiedemann Health Education Center on the Susan B. Allen campus, and a light sandwich lunch is served.  It is recommended that patients sign up for the class by the 34th week of pregnancy, if possible, and can do so by calling the SBA Family Birth Center at 316.322.4536.

Susan B. Allen’s ability to offer these classes at no cost has been made possible through funding provided by the SBAMH Foundation.

2019 Class Schedule

  • January 19
  • February 9
  • March 9
  • April 13
    May to December 2019 dates to be added later.

Free Breastfeeding Education Classes

Are you preparing to breastfeed your first baby? Have you had difficulty breastfeeding in the past? Breastfeeding can sometimes be more difficult than you would think. We are here to help! The Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital Family Birth Center offers breastfeeding education classes taught by Allison Barkus RN, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. These classes are held on Saturdays, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., in the Wiedemann Health Education Center. 
The classes are being offered to you and your significant other or coach at NO CHARGE, thanks to funding provided by the Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital Foundation. We would like to help make your birth experience the best that it can be.


2019 Schedule

  • January 26
  • February 23
  • March 23
  • April 20
  • May 18
  • June 29
    July to December dates to be added later.
720 W. Central El Dorado KS 67042.  (316) 321-3300