Obstetrics

Call us: 815-599-7750

Obstetricians care for women during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the time after childbirth.

Complete obstetrical and gynecological care, as well as specialized treatment, is available at FHN. We strive to provide the highest caliber healthcare and patient services available to women in our service area.

Expecting a baby is a special time for you and your family and FHN is proud to be a part of your experience. At FHN, we believe that warmth and compassion are important components of superior healthcare. Having a baby is a very special experience and we want you to feel comfortable in your surroundings. FHN offers a birthing experience that respects a mother's choices, allowing her and her family, for example, to remain in one private room for labor, delivery, recovery and post-partum care. FHN Family Birthing Center's home-like birthing rooms are equipped with the latest equipment to help your delivery go smoothly. If you need a cesarean delivery, your partner may remain with you in the FHN Family Birthing Center Operating Room with your physician's permission.

Three classes are also offered to families expecting a baby: Prenatal, Breastfeeding, and Sibling classes.

Prenatal classes are offered as an evening series or one-day Saturday class taken one-to-two months before the mother's due date. Taught by OB registered nurses, the classes provide information about pregnancy, labor, delivery, cesarean section and post-partum recovery.

Breastfeeding classes help parents make the decision of whether or not to breastfeed their child. One of the many decisions you will need to make as you prepare for the birth of your baby is whether to breastfeed or bottle-feed. If you have already decided to breastfeed your baby, or need to know more about breastfeeding in order to make a decision, the information provided in this class will be helpful to you.

Sibling classes provide an opportunity for a brother and/or sister awaiting a new baby in their family to learn about what to expect when the baby arrives. The class includes a movie, a tour of the Family Birthing Center, viewing the nursery and a real baby, learning how to hold a baby and ways to help Mom.

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Our Providers




Keith Martin MD, FACOG

Specialty: Obstetrics, Gynecology
Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Location: FHN Memorial Hospital, FHN Specialty Care – Harlem Avenue

Contact Information:
Phone: 1-815-599-7750
Fax: 1-815-599-7546



Ruhee Sidhu MD, FACOG

Specialty: Obstetrics, Gynecology
Location: FHN Specialty Care – Harlem Avenue, FHN Memorial Hospital

Contact Information:
Phone: 1-815-599-7750
Fax: 815-599-7546



Danielle Siedschlag WHNP-BC

Specialty: Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrics, Gynecology
Board Certification: Nurse Practitioner
Certification: Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Location: FHN Specialty Care – Harlem Avenue

Contact Information:
Phone: 1-815-599-7750
Fax: 815-599-7546



Sara Smith WHNP-BC

Specialty: Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrics, Gynecology
Board Certification: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Location: FHN Specialty Care – Harlem Avenue




Need help? Finding the right providers for you and your family is an important step in ensuring your best health. If you need help finding a provider, please call us at 1-877-6000-FHN, 1-877-600-0346 ext 965.

Many of our specialty care offices require a referral from primary care for your initial visit, so if you're already an FHN patient, you may need to contact your primary care provider for more information. If you're new to FHN, or don't have a primary care provider, call the number above and you'll have a primary care appointment before you hang up the phone!* Thank you for choosing FHN!

*Restrictions or requirements of health insurance carriers may apply; eligibility will be confirmed during our conversation with you.