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Pregnancy and Birth

We understand that every birth is different, and when you are going to be a parent, it’s important that your doctor understands every aspect of your pregnancy journey. From hearing your baby’s heartbeat for the first time to celebrating milestones like a first word or step, our expert care team is here for you to handle life’s expected and unexpected moments.

With three convenient locations, our experienced labor and delivery team puts you first by providing high-quality, personalized care the way you want it – whether you want an unmedicated birth, are considering an epidural, or have a planned c-section. We specialize in caring for newborns and new parents, too. Our care doesn’t stop after the baby is born. We have been here for generations and for all of life’s next steps.

  • 3 locations for appointments
  • Boutique birthing suites
  • Breastfeeding support team
  • Doulas welcome
  • Level III NICU
  • Natural birthing options
  • High-risk pregnancy care

Visitation Information

Birth Center

  • While in labor, 4 visitors are allowed in the patients room at a time (swapping is allowed).
  • During delivery, only 2 people will be allowed in the delivery room (no swapping is allowed).
  • Visitors in the labor and delivery room must be 18+.
  • After delivery and while in a patient room, there is no visitor limit during visiting hours. All visitors under 18 must be accompanied by an adult other than the patient.
  • One visitor allowed to stay overnight postpartum.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

  • Visiting Hours:
    • 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    • 7:30 p.m. – 6:30 a.m.
    • The NICU will be closed during the admission of a new baby, if deemed necessary by the nursing staff
  • Only two visitors will be allowed in the NICU and at the infant's bedside at one time.
  • Siblings of the NICU infant (ages 2 - 17) are allowed to visit. No children younger than 17 are allowed to visit if they are not the infant's sibling. No child under 2 years old is allowed to visit the NICU.
  • Adult visitors are required to show proof of identification.
  • Visitors must observe proper hand hygiene compliance.
  • Visitors will be screened for signs and symptoms of an acute illness.
  • Visitors' temperatures will be taken on entry to the NICU and must be less than 100⁰ F.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the NICU.

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