FAQ

What are the Birthing Center visiting hours?

Visiting hours are 7:00am – 1:00pm and 3:00pm – 11:00pm.
Who can be with me during birth?

You may have two support people over the age of 14 with you during delivery.
Can I eat or drink while in labor?

Unfortunately, you cannot eat or drink, however we can provide you with ice chips to ensure you are hydrated during labor.

What are the photography/videotaping policies during labor & delivery?

Pictures are allowed, however no video is allowed until after the baby is born.

How long is the average stay for new moms and babies?

You can expect to stay 24 to 48 hours after delivery.

What do I pack to bring to the hospital?

You’ll want to pack an extra change of comfortable clothes, toiletries, baby blanket and baby clothes.

Will my baby be able to stay with me throughout the hospital stay?

Yes, as long as the baby is healthy and does not require care from a nurse or doctor.

When are meals served?

Breakfast: 8:30am – 9:00am
Lunch: 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Dinner 5:30pm – 6:00pm

Which newborn tests are performed while my baby is in the hospital?

Newborn tests will include a PKU and Bilirubin, as well as a congenital heart and hearing screening.

Where do I go when I arrive at the hospital to deliver?

You’ll come directly to the Birthing Center, which can be conveniently accessed from the Patient Tower entrance. If it is after hours, you will need to enter through the ER entrance and then come to the Birthing Center.

Where can I park?

Between 7:00am and 9:00pm, you can park in front of the patient tower entrance. Between 9:00pm and 7:00am, park at the ER entrance.