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Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Good Beginnings OB Clinic (Brainerd)

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523 N 3rd St
Brainerd, MN 56401


General: 218-828-7688
Fax: 218-828-3126


Monday - Friday:
8 am - 4:30 pm

Call for holiday hours

Facility Overview

Connect with an obstetrician who can care for you before, during, and after pregnancy. The Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Good Beginnings OB Clinic in Brainerd strives to get you and your family off to a great start. Allow our caring providers to create a plan for prenatal care and birthing that’s tailored to you.

If you’re thinking of having a baby or are pregnant, call for an appointment. You don’t need a referral to see us. We’re an outpatient department of the Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center, and we’re in the same building. We’re also a floor above our Baby-Friendly® designated birthing center.

Services at St Joseph’s-Good Beginnings OB Clinic

Get reliable medical care from knowledgeable doctors and providers at our clinic, including:

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Baby-Friendly® Designated Birthing Center

When it’s time to deliver your baby, rely on the medical team at the Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center – Birthing Center. We hold a Baby-Friendly® designation. This means we follow best practices to help you and your baby start breastfeeding.

Birthing Classes & Groups

Learn what to expect when it comes to birth and caring for your family. Take advantage of our birthing classes and groups. Whether this is your first child or you’re growing your family, we’re here to help you prepare.

Fertility Care

Increase your chances of becoming pregnant and growing your family. Visit with a fertility specialist at the nearby Essentia Health-Baxter Specialty Clinic.

Family Medicine OB Care Near You

The doctors at the Good Beginnings OB Clinic are obstetricians. You can also receive OB care from family medicine doctors who do OB as part of their practice. Look for family medicine with OB services at a clinic near you.

Gynecology Services

The doctors at the Good Beginnings OB Clinic also offer gynecology services in Baxter. Visit the Essentia Health-Baxter Specialty Clinic for female reproductive health concerns and well-woman checkups.

Compliments & Complaints

If you’d like to share a compliment, concern, or suggestion, please contact our clinic leader Wendy Davidson. You can also fill out our online compliments and complaints form.

Support Our Clinic

Have you been inspired by the care you or a loved one received? Support your local clinic by donating to the St. Joseph’s Foundation. The Foundation provides financial support to Essentia Health facilities, like the St. Joseph’s Good Beginnings OB Clinic, with help from patients and family members like you.

Parking & Entrance

We’re on the 4th Floor of Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center. Use elevator C to reach us. If you need help finding us, see the information desk in the lobby of the hospital or call our clinic. You’ll find free parking in our surface lot as well as patient valet parking.

Free Valet Parking
Enjoy free valet parking Monday through Friday, from 7 am to 4 pm. Simply pull up to the main entrance in front.

Patient Information

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