Top U.S. hospitals by number of annual births 2016

As of 2016, the top U.S. hospital for child birth is Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. All hospitals are required, by law, to report and provide access to birth records through the federal National Vital Statistics system. The U.S. system of reporting births (and deaths) is funded by individual States as well as through the National Center for Health Statistics.

Georgia birth data

Georgia is one of the most populous states in the United States. The metropolitan area with the highest birth rate in the U.S. was Hinesville, Georgia. Hinesville is located in the south eastern section of the state of Georgia. Despite having the hospital that delivers the most babies in the U.S., Georgia does not have one of highest birth rates in the U.S. As of 2017, Utah had the highest birth rate in the United States.

Birth-related developments

The number of U.S. births has remained relatively stable since 1990. Despite having a relatively stable birth rate, the number bassinet available in U.S. hospitals is on the decline. Birth rates, however, show variation among different U.S. populations. Mothers of American Indian or Alaska Native descent tend to have higher birth rates than other ethnicities.

Leading U.S. hospitals by number of annual births as of 2016*

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Release date

January 2016


United States

Survey time period

as of January 2016

Supplementary notes

* According to the most recently published annual statistics from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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