The Family-centered Birth Experience
At John Dempsey Hospital, you will receive the benefits of advanced technology combined with warm, personalized care in a safe, supportive environment.
Our modern, private labor and delivery rooms are equipped to accommodate your needs through your entire birthing experience. Labor, delivery, and recovery all take place in one room, eliminating disruptive moves from place to place. Each room is designed to make you feel at home, and includes a private bathroom, sitting area with rocking chair, and a television. All equipment necessary for the actual birth is nearby, yet out of sight until needed.
Your partner or support person can participate in the entire birth from labor right through delivery and recovery. John Dempsey also offers traditional delivery rooms equipped with the latest technology.
Throughout your labor and delivery experienced R.N.s, many of whom are certified in obstetrical care or high-risk maternity care, are by your side.
Once your baby is born, your baby may "room in" with you or be cared for in our nursery while you rest.
The Peace of Mind Knowing Your Baby Is in the Best of Hands
Should a complication ever arise, and your baby requires medical intervention for any reason, it is reassuring to know the most advanced technology and specialists are available in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a model of excellence for newborn centers throughout the country. Our state-of-the-art neonatal facility, adjoining the labor and delivery suites, enhances our ability to provide infants and families with the highest quality neonatal services.
We care for up to 48 newborns, who may be premature or full-term infants with medical problems. Daily care is provided by full-time neonatologists who supervise physicians-in-training; experienced neonatal-nurse practitioners; and physician assistants. We have an experienced and dedicated nursing staff, many of whom are specially certified in perinatal and/or newborn care. In addition, pediatric subspecialists with expertise in a variety of areas are available as consultants.