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Outstanding bedside care in comfortable surroundings

couple with babySouthwest General provides excellent, family-centered maternity care. Families delivering at Southwest General can expect:

  • Large labor and delivery rooms 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
  • A Constant Care Nursery for any newborn who requires incubator support
  • Easy access to advanced maternity and neonatal services through our partners at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
  • Assistance with breastfeeding:
    • All nurses are trained to offer help with and encourage and support 24-hour breastfeeding
    • A lactation consultant on site to help with breastfeeding
  • Kangaroo Care, a special technique for bonding with your baby
  • 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.
  • Overnight stays for dads who want to be with mom and baby. Dad receives a complimentary breakfast the next morning.
  • Appetizing and nutritious meals as well as access to a kitchen on the unit where patients can help themselves to snacks and beverages.