Awards, Women's Health

Spectrum Health Hospitals Ranked Among the Highest Performing in the Nation for Maternity Care

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 15, 2021— Five Spectrum Health hospitals have been ranked as high performing in adult maternity care (uncomplicated pregnancy) by U.S. News & World Report. Spectrum Health hospitals earning the ranking include:

  • Spectrum Health Butterworth and Blodgett Hospitals
  • Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital
  • Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Hospital
  • Spectrum Health Pennock Hospital
  • Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital

Hospitals across the nation were evaluated by five criteria: scheduled early deliveries, C-section rates in low-risk women, newborn complications, rate of exclusive breast milk feeding and option for vaginal births after cesarean. Other services evaluated included such offerings as childbirth classes, private rooms and valet parking.

The five Spectrum Health hospitals were among 12 total in Michigan that were recognized as high performing.

For more information about Best Hospitals for Maternity Care, please go here.



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