Childbirth is the human act of bringing a newborn baby into the world. There are several stages to childbirth, and contractions let women know they are about to give labor.

Programs + Services

Women’s Care

Women's Care at Tufts Medical Center Boston offers a full range of OBGYN services for women of all ages, from general gynecology to pregnancy, menopause and more.

Women’s Care South

Women’s Care South, a Tufts Medical Center practice in Braintree, MA offers high-quality OBGYN care at a convenient South Shore location.

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class teaching hospital shouldn’t make you feel small.  At Tufts Medical Center the patient is at the center of everything that we do.  This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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The City of Boston.

200 Years of Caring for the Community

Tufts Medical Center has been taking care of Boston and the surrounding community for more than 200 years.

Read about our enduring history