St. Mary Medical Center is Northwest Indiana's FIRST BABY-FRIENDLY HOSPITAL!* What does it mean to be a designated Baby-Friendly Hospital? optimal care for moms * Delivers and babies support and education * Provides based on established best practices for all feeding choices a sensitive care environment * Furnishes that promotes informed healthcare decision-making The Family Birthing Center at St. Mary Medical Center is a special place to start your family. For more information about birthing options at St. Mary Medical Center, call 219-836-3477. *As designated by Baby-Friendly USA, the U.S. authority for the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI).