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Maternity Homes



A maternity home is a residential facility for pregnant women where accommodations, medical care, counseling services, and educational and recreational opportunities are offered during the prenatal and postpartum periods. Maternity homes may provide nursery services for infants.  ODH is responsible for the licensing and inspection of maternity homes in Ohio pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 3711 of the Ohio Revised Code and the rules in Chapter 3701-7 of the Ohio Administrative Code 


Mailing Address:
Ohio Department of Health
Maternity Licensure- Bureau of Survey & Certification
246 North High Street, 2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Telephone: (614) 995-7466
Fax: (614) 564-2475




Last Updated: 06/18/2018