Family Birth Center

Bringing new life to Dickinson County

Juliana-Lucille
Juliana Lucille
Amithest-May-Kya-Lee
Amithest May Kya-Lee
Brynn-Geneveive
Brynn Genevieve
Isaiah-Joseph
Isaiah Joseph
Colton-Matthew
Colton Matthew
Charlotte-Cecilia
Charlotte Cecilia
Axel-Lee
Axel Lee
Grant-Keith
Grant Keith
Beckette-Michael
Beckette Michael
Hunter-Uriah
Hunter Uriah
Gabriel-John
Gabriel John
Peyton-Grace
Peyton Grace
Layla-Mae
Layla Mae
Rose-Cameron
Rose Cameron
Amelia-Rose
Amelia Rose
Lauren-Emma
Lauren Emma
Serenity-Kay-Marie
Serenity Kay-Marie
Lyla-June
Lyla June
Ellana-Michelle-Grean
Ellana Michelle-Gean
Alaina-Mary
Alaina Mary
Chrislyn-Noemi
Chrislyn Noemi
Ava-Danielle
Ava Danielle
Milo-Theodore
Milo Theodore
Gisele-Rose
Gisele Rose
Adalynn-Dedo
Adalynn Dedo
Emmie-Jo
Emmie Jo
Gavin-Joseph
Gavin Joseph
Lyla-Mae
Lyla Mae
Kenley Helen
Kenzley Helen
Claire-Elizabeth
Claire Elizabeth
Scarlett Freya
Scarlett Freya Angelina
Emily Lauren
Emily Lauren
Trace Anthony Kole
Trace Anthony Kole
Hunter Joseph
Hunter Joseph
Eloise Katherine
Eloise Katherine
Arejay-Anthony-Dale
Arejay Anthony Dale
August-Allen
August Allen
Josie-Jean
Josie Jean
Jackson-Ray
Jackson Ray
Brooklynn-Melia-Lisa
Brooklynn Melia-Lisa
Colter-Stewart
Colter Stewart
Octavia-Renee
Octavia Renee
Josie-Marlene
Josie Halvas
Bennett-William
Bennett William
Emmalyn-Rose
Emmalyn Renee
Cole-Owen
Cole Owen
Brad-Richard
Brad Richard
Collin-Theodore
Collin Theodore
Ava-Marie
Ava Marie
Ina-Claire
Ina Claire
Rebecka-Mechelle
Rebecka Mechelle
Bennett-Ryan
Bennett Ryan
Scarlett-LorettaClare
Scarlett LorettaClare
Vera-Ann
Vera Ann
Cooper-Michael
Cooper Michael
Elara-Ellorence
Elara Ellorence
Noah-Eric
Noah Eric
Ellis-Hilja
Ellis Hilja
Amelia-Lynn
Amelia Lynn
Eva-Grace
Eva Grace
Harper-Sue
Harper Sue
Gregory-James
Gregory James
Teagan-Nicole
Teagan Nicole
Freya-Ann
Freya Ann
Oliver-Charles
Oliver Charles
Jordyn-Rae
Jordyn Rae
Hardy-John
Hardy John
Anthony-Raymond
Anthony Raymond
Abel-Tucker
Abel Tucker
Myles-Michael
Myles Michael
Evielynn-Reign
Evielynn Reign
Isabella-Grace
Isabella Grace
Sophia-Rose
Sophia Rose
Charlie-Gray
Charlie Gray
Nolan-John
Nolan John
Alexzander-Michael
Alexander Michael
Maliyah-Ruth
Maliyah Ruth
Elodie-Ann-and-Evie-Jo
Elodie Anne & Evie Jo
Lena-Harlow
Lena Harlow
Lenora-Rae
Lenora Rae
Carsyn-Kimberly
Carsyn Kimberly
Nolan James
Nolan James
Clara Ann
Clara Ann
Natalie-June
Natalie June
Jasper-Dean
Jasper Dean
Paisley-Elisabeth
Paisley Elisabeth
Tucker-Rhys
Tucker Rhys
Marilyn-Joyce
Marilyn Joyce
Lydia-Mae
Lydia Mae
Aurora-Azzi
Aurora Azzi
Wilder-Steven-Richard
Wilder Steve-Richard
Nolan-Joseph
Nolan Joseph
Lukas-Wolfgang
Lukas Wolfgang
Faya-Denise-Joan
Faya Denise-Joan
Ember-Rae
Ember Rae
Kamryn-Wayne
Kamryn Wayne
Arielle-Dawn
Arielle Dawn
Liam-Harlow
Liam Harlow
Conner-Joseph
Conner Joseph
Evan-Nicholas
Evan Nicholas

A wonderful place to have your baby

The Dickinson Family Birth Center specializes in excellent delivery that prepares the entire family for the arrival of their newest addition. Fore more information or to schedule a tour of our birth center, call (906) 776-1313.

Happy moms and dads

“We are beyond thankful to have given birth to both our beautiful girls at DCH. The staff goes above and beyond to take care of not just mom and baby, but the whole family. Because of the amazing nurses and doctors, our labor and delivery memories are ones we will cherish forever.”
“We appreciate our birthing experience at DCH because the entire staff went above and beyond for us. The nurses and doctors were so nice and accommodating during the whole process. We feel very grateful and lucky to have a caring OB department available locally.”
“I delivered all three of my babies at DCH and always felt that myself and baby were in the most capable hands. I felt at ease walking through the doors to the OB department and can’t say enough good things about all the staff and providers!”
"I've known Doctor Ryan most of my life, and he was always so kind and so warm-hearted. He always made my appointments super easy, and when I was pregnant with our daughter Ivy, he shared the excitement with me! It made me feel so cared for.”
“Doctor Merril delivered my daughter and he was amazing! He helped keep me calm throughout the whole process along with my nurse Katie. He was so caring and told me how beautiful my daughter is and how amazing of a mom I will be. I love our healthcare system."
"I greatly appreciate our birthing experience! The doctors and nurses were fantastic! They gave us our space while still making sure we had everything taken care of.”
"We loved our birth experience at DCH! The nurses and doctors were so kind and compassionate every step of the way. We are very thankful to have such an awesome OB in our area."
"Our baby was born on December 24th, 2019. The nurses were absolutely wonderful to us! They made spending Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in the hospital a great experience. We thank you for your time spent taking care of our new loved one, while you were away from your own loved ones at home. The hard work you put in and kindness does not go unnoticed."
"The staff was amazing... from the doctors, nurses, kitchen, and housekeeping. Everyone we had contact was super friendly, knowledgeable, and made you feel comfortable."
"From the office visits at the OB clinic to the delivery at the hospital, their care does not go unnoticed. The doctors, nurses, and office staff were all thorough, informative, and compassionate. We are very thankful to have such a great hospital in our community."
"I am very thankful for all the staff at Dickinson that made bringing my baby girl into this world seem like an easy task for me! Especially Dr. Schroeder that caught her in the nick of time!"
"Dr. Ryan and Dr. Merril were wonderful for all three of my girls! The staff was excellent. Love Amy O, Kathy G, and her daughter! I spent a quality amount of time there with Ila as I was diagnosed as preeclampsia risk early on. For five months, I had weekly labs, biophysical profile with Chris, NSTs with Tilly, followed by my provider appointment. Everyone was so supportive."
"I appreciate all of the awesome staff for taking such great care of my baby and me. Being there for me while trying to labor an almost 12-pound baby and then with my C-section! Great first experience."
"My experience was amazing, loved my nurses. They were extremely helpful with pre C-section and after. Helped with breastfeeding techniques & many more."
"We had an amazing experience with the nursing staff and Dr. Olsen during our stay. I was so nervous to deliver without an epidural and the staff offered great support and comfort. They helped coach my husband and me during that vulnerable time. Thank you to the amazing staff in the labor and delivery department for helping us bring Reid into the world. Such a blessing to be able to stay close to home and receive quality care."
"We could not be happier with our birthday experience with the OB department! Every single person we dealt with was amazing, right on down to the housekeeper. Everyone was so welcoming and things were done in a timely manner. I’m thankful we were able to deliver with DCH!"
"My husband and I did IVF through a clinic in Minnesota and I was able to do all my testing, monitoring, and delivery at DCHS. I couldn't have asked for a better group of nurses to help during a stressful and exciting time."
"From the very first visit to the OB Clinic, I was treated with the utmost care. I've never left an appointment or a hospital stay from the births of my two daughters dissatisfied. The bedside manner Dr. Merril and Dr. Ryan have is outstanding."
"I had such a great experience at DCH. The nurses were so kind and took great care of me and Amelia. It was my third baby there and I love all the workers! Bless the doctors and nurses for the work they do!"
"I love the DCH birthing center! I delivered all three of my kids there. Dr. Ryan and Dr. Merrill are both awesome! The nurses are beyond amazing and so helpful.”
"DCH did a great job of taking care of Lucy and me while being there. This was my fourth C-section and Dr. Merrill made sure I was well taken care of in and out of the operating room. The nurses were always very prompt and attentive to us and they made sure we were well taken care of."
"I appreciate the nurses and doctors who made my delivery safe and as easy as they possibly could. My induction went smoothly, and they really made sure I was in the best hands!"
"They've always explained everything to me so that I was well educated to make a decision if and when needed. The nurses have always taken excellent care of me and my babies. The nurses are very well educated and are amazing support systems throughout the birthing process. From visits to hospital stays, I have nothing bad to say about our OB Department. I highly recommend our facilities to all expecting mamas."

Each Family Birth Center Suite is private, beautifully decorated, and positioned within a very modern, state-of the art, high-tech environment with many comforts of home. The design provides care for mom throughout labor, delivery, recovery, and post-partum in the same room – no uncomfortable shuttles. Each suite in the Family Birth Center is strategically positioned adjacent to the Operating Room in the event of a C-section.

Our highly trained, experienced obstetrical nurses provide a high level of clinical skill along with encouragement and personalized attention at one of life’s key moments. In addition, the nursing staff offers a comprehensive childbirth education program that prepares you for the arrival of your new baby and a follow up lactation program for breastfeeding mothers.

Your Birthing Team

Adam Ryan MD
Adam P. Ryan , MD
Ellen Bianchi, MD
Ellen M. Bianchi, DO
James Merrill MD
James Merrill , DO
Robyn Kazianka
Robyn Kazianka , PA-C
Sadie McGillviray
Sadie McGillviray , FNP-C