With more than 4,000 babies born each year, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) continues to be a leader in caring for women and families. For more than two centuries our physicians, midwives, nurses and staff have touched the lives of thousands of families and generations of Philadelphians have been born at the Hospital at 34th and Spruce Streets.

We offer the latest advances in obstetric care. Our experienced staff will answer questions about your personal needs and concerns and provide you with information about important topics such as nutrition, exercise, prenatal tests, and labor and delivery.

Learn more about our obstetric services at HUP:

  • Childbirth Facilities

    The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) has suites and amenities to make your labor and delivery both safe and comfortable.

  • Antenatal Testing Unit

    The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has a specific Antenatal Testing Unit for the diagnosis, care and treatment of women whose pregnancies are considered high-risk.

  • Perinatal Evaluation Center (PEC)

    The Perinatal Evaluation Center (PEC) is a special maternity admissions area that serves as an emergency room for pregnant women and a place for early labor examination.

  • Postpartum Recovery

    Caring for mother and baby after birth.

  • Maternity Gift Packages

    Every mother deserves rest and relaxation after labor and delivery to help her body heal. Treat yourself, or your partner, to one of Penn Medicine's maternity gift packages.

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