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Experience the Care One Miracle at a Time

The birth of a child is a life-changing, joyful event – a reason to celebrate.

Choosing the place where your baby willNewborn baby in the nurse's arms enter the world – where you and your child will feel safe, comfortable and cared for – is an important part of your experience. Whether this is your first delivery or your fourth, our staff is here to not only provide expert medical care, but also to calm your concerns and help you achieve the birth experience you want.

At Fairfield Medical Center, we combine high-quality care with high-quality caring. We want you to be confident in the care you will receive, which is why we are proud to offer:

Better than I ever imagined, will never go anywhere else. Could not have asked for better nurses!”
- Danielle, Maternity Patient
The maternity floor is the best!!!”
- Rachel, Maternity Patient
Great nursing team for my delivery and postpartum care. I could not have asked for a better experience.”
- Kayla, Maternity Patient
Dr. Burnette is wonderful! She took time to listen to my questions and concerns. All of my nurses were wonderful in their care for me and my baby.”
- Katie, Maternity Patient
The maternity nurses are all rock stars! Dr. Burnette was very calm, friendly, informative and did an excellent job.”
- Jill, Maternity Patient
FMC maternity department made my stay easy and I felt confident in giving birth there.”
- Brandy, Maternity Patient
I LOVED all the nurses that assisted me during my stay - especially Lydia, who went above and beyond to keep me comfortable and informed during my labor. She was truly amazing! The nursing staff really made my experience great. They deserve recognition for their hard work.”
- Caitlin, Maternity Patient
Laura G. and Katelyn (night nurse) on the Maternity Floor were absolutely amazing! They took care of my first 24 hours and I cannot sing their praises enough!”
- Claire, Maternity Patient
A great experience was meeting nurse Lisa. She was such a great person. Definitely good at what she does. Dr. Froman is one of the best people I've ever met! She takes great care of her patients. Again, all nurses were great, but nurse Lisa was just awesome! She helped us so much!”
- Diamond, Maternity Patient
We LOVED the nursing staff on the maternity unit! Always a good experience. We LOVE Sarah!”
- Nina, Maternity Patient
My nurses were Lydia and Kelsey. They made my experience of having of my first newborn AMAZING!”
- Lisa, Maternity Patient
All nurses on maternity were awesome! I loved Lauren! She was a big part of my special day and helped me A LOT! I couldn't thank her enough!”
- Paige, Maternity Patient
Jen and baby C

Focused on Family Because We Understand What Matters Most

Our team of dedicated Maternity providers is passionate about preparing you and your loved ones for the addition of your precious newborn. Childbirth Education Classes have been designed to offer support to everyone involved in baby’s care, including parents-to-be, soon-to-be siblings and ever-so-excited grandparents.

Our 13 maternity suites also provide the perfect environment for family-centered care, including first time meetings with baby and a restful recovery for mom and dad. If you’d like more insight into the birthing experience, we encourage you to schedule a virtual tour of our Maternity Department.

Mother cuddling with infant

Handled With Care

During labor and delivery, we provide personalized, thoughtful care – with one on one labor and delivery nursing attention designed just for you and your baby. That means no matter what you need, someone will be nearby to help. We believe a family-centered approach to maternity care is essential to creating the best birth experience and the best outcomes for your delivery.

Our maternity unit has 13 spacious, beautiful and private rooms. Each room has a fold out sofa to accommodate your support person to stay by your side both day and night. Our patient pantry is stocked with plenty of snacks for you and your primary support person. There is no need to move from floor to floor during your stay; your entire care is on the second floor within the Maternity Unit.

Our OB/GYN’s support patients in achieving the “natural” birth experience they want by offering plenty of options for pain relief including:

  • Wireless monitor (Monica Novii)
  • Birthing & peanut balls
  • Squat bar
  • Aromatherapy

Please discuss your labor preferences with your provider and mention some of the options available to you.

There is an OB/GYN Hospitalist available 24/7 for in-house coverage for patient care and safety. They do not replace your primary OB/GYN provider. Click here to learn more.

We have two certified lactation consultants available to assist you and your little one with breastfeeding before, during and after your stay. Our free breastfeeding class is very beneficial and can be scheduled by clicking here.


Placenta donation

Give the Gift of Life-Again Become a Placenta Donor

Fairfield Medical Center is proud to partner with Lifeline of Ohio to give new mothers the opportunity to donate their placenta to help those in need. Healing grafts made from a placenta donation are used for a wide range of procedures involving eye, oral and spine surgery, and for the treatment of difficult-to-heal wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers, pressure ulcers and burns. Each donated placenta, which would typically be discarded, has the potential to heal approximately 25 people.

How to donate

  • ​Any mother, regardless of her age, can be a placenta donor. Mothers must be having a planned cesarean section. The placenta donation does not change any part of the delivery process.
  • Interested donors can talk to their providers, who will then contact Lifeline of Ohio to get the process started, or donors can refer themselves by calling Lifeline of Ohio at 877-B-A-DONOR.
  • All donors must complete a medical/social history questionnaire to ensure the safety of the donation. This questionnaire and the health criteria the mother must meet is very similar to blood donor requirements.
  • There is no cost for placenta donation.
  • Placenta donation is not related to cord blood donation.

About Lifeline of Ohio

Lifeline of Ohio is an independent, non-profit organization, Lifeline of Ohio promotes and coordinates the donation of human organs and tissue for transplantation. Lifeline of Ohio serves 78 hospitals in 38 counties in Ohio and two in West Virginia and is designated as an organ procurement organization through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Learn more about Lifeline of Ohio’s Placenta Donation program, visit


We are excited to be part of your birth experience and hope your stay is everything you expect it to be. The following is important information for you, your family and your friends regarding guidelines for visitation.

Fairfield Medical Center’s Maternity Services is a locked area for the safety and security of our moms and babies. 

»  Visiting hours are between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Visiting hours can be flexible at the patient’s request to accommodate deliveries that happen outside these hours.

»  All visitors must ring the doorbell at the entrance to our unit. Once the visitor provides the correct first and last name of the patient they are visiting, the locked door will be opened remotely by maternity staff. Patients have the option of requesting limited visitation. 

»  One primary support person is permitted during labor and delivery. Two additional designated visitors are permitted during the labor process and recovery time (two hours post-delivery). The three visitors designated during L & D are not allowed to switch in and out. Secondary visitors are never allowed in the operating room. Only the primary support person with the matching identification band is allowed in the nursery. 

»  Limited visitation is encouraged to allow for bonding, education and breastfeeding. Visitors are encouraged to step out of the room when a provider is in the patient’s room for evaluation of the infant and to provide instruction to the caregivers. 

»  Visitors are NOT permitted to wait outside the door or in the hallways. Our visitor area is located at the end of the Maternity Services hallway near the nursery and adjacent to patient rooms 216 and 217. If noise volumes become too loud, visitors may be asked to wait in visitor areas outside of Maternity Services.

»  All visitors must be free from signs and symptoms of illness.

»  Siblings are welcome during normal visiting hours as long as they are healthy and accompanied by an adult other than the patient.

»  During times of increased illness in the community, visitation is further limited for the health and safety of our new moms and babies. 


    It is always important to protect yourself from illness when pregnant. Everyone in the home should avoid contact with anyone who has been exposed to the virus or anyone with symptoms. Everyone should wash their hands frequently and thoroughly throughout the day, and surfaces in the home should be cleaned and disinfected daily.


Hear What Our Patients are Saying

"We felt like we were part of their family."
"We felt like we were part of their family."

Courtney Boyer discusses her maternity experience at Fairfield Medical Center.

The Experience of a Lifetime

When it’s your time, let us share that miraculous experience with you and offer family-centered care in a safe, nurturing environment.

Call 740-687-8290 for more information.

Experience Coordinated Care

Jessica Bolden, CNP
Jessica Bolden, CNP
Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Sean Jerig, MD
Sean Jerig, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Barbara Keirns, MD
Barbara Keirns, MD
Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Joanie Ray
Joanie Ray, CNM
Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology