Brookings Health System

Obstetrics

4.5772586872587 stars - 259 reviews
4.58 of 5 (259 ratings)

Pregnancy and having a baby is one of the greatest joys in life, but childbirth is also one of the most challenging experiences. As a Baby-Friendly Hospital, our Brookings OB unit helps parents-to-be from across our community in this life-changing moment. In this section, you'll find helpful resources about our OB services at our New Beginnings Center, when to come to the hospital for delivery, breastfeeding, and postpartum care.

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Birth & Baby Education

Register for our self-paced eClass to learn about labor and delivery, breastfeeding, and caring for yourself and your baby.

Watch & Learn

Emily Jacobsen recounts her experience with Brookings Health’s obstetrics care team during a life-threatening event. Moms from the Brookings area share their experiences delivering at the New Beginnings Birth Center, and OBGYN Dr. Tara Haarsma talks about labor and delivery including birth plans, stages of labor, and when you should come to the hospital.


Obstetrics News

Brookings Health Adds eNICU Plus New OB Equipment

Brookings Health System recently added eNICU services and new obstetrical equipment to enhance delivery and nursery care at New Beginnings Birth Center.

Registration Open for Childbirth Support Specialists Doula Training

Registration is now open for the Childbirth Support Specialists Birth and Postpartum Doula workshop scheduled for June 29 and 30 at Brookings Health System.

New Ultrasound System Gives Sharper, Better Detailed Images

Brookings Health System recently upgraded to a new, state-of-the-art GE Fortis ultrasound system. The new system produces clearer images with more detail in all areas of the body, but especially for maternal fetal medicine scans and abdominal organ scans.


 

System Providers:

Emily Abele, M.D.

Emily Abele, M.D.

0 stars - 0 reviews
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Avera Medical Group Specialty Care
  • Brookings Hospital
Larissa Bennis, M.D.

Larissa Bennis, M.D.

0 stars - 0 reviews
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Avera Medical Group Specialty Care
  • Brookings Hospital
Tara Haarsma, D.O.

Tara Haarsma, D.O.

Overall Rating

4.711 stars - 30 reviews
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Avera Medical Group Specialty Care
  • Brookings Hospital
4.71 of 5 (30 ratings, 15 comments)