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Outstanding bedside care in comfortable surroundings

Maternity Services at Southwest General offers families:

  • Highly skilled, knowledgeable nursing staff renowned for outstanding bedside care
  • An informative, guided tour of the unit to help you plan for delivery (call 440-816-8036)
  • 24-hour, on-site coverage by;
    Board-certified obstetricians - to help any patient in labor when that patient's physician is not on-site
    Anesthesiologists - to provide a wide range of pain-relief measures
    Neonatologists - on 24-hour call coverage from Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
  • Neonatal nurse practitioners from Rainbow who work on the unit to help provide care for infants needing extra support
  • Midwife services
  • Large labor and delivery rooms (six) with high-tech equipment and private baths
  • Private postpartum rooms beautifully decorated in soft, soothing colors
  • Two nurses present at every delivery, one for mom and one just for baby
  • Constant Care Nursery for any newborn who requires incubator support
  • Easy access to advanced maternity and neonatal services through our partners at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
  • Assistance with breastfeeding.  All nursing staff are trained to offer assistance with and encourage and support 24-hour breastfeeding
  • A lactation consultant at specified times to help with breastfeeding
  • Training for kangaroo care
  • Overnight stays for dads who want to be with mom and baby.  Dad receives a complimentary breakfast the next morning!
  • The choice to "room in" and keep your baby with you or have your baby cared for in the Nursery when you need your rest.  If mom is able to go home, but baby is not, she can stay in one of the "no charge" border rooms to be close to baby.
  • Electronic banding of newborns to further ensure their safety
  • Newborn home visits program by Southwest General's specially trained Home Health Services nurses to make sure mom and baby are doing well
  • Appetizing and nutritious meals as well as access to a kitchen on the unit where patients can help themselves to snacks and beverages
  • Free wireless Internet access in patient rooms and visitor waiting areas

We Look Forward to Helping You

For more information about Southwest General's Maternity Services, call 440-816-5050.



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