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Labor & delivery

As you prepare for baby’s big arrival, know what to expect and how we can help.

Giving birth at Geisinger

The birthing suites at Geisinger hospitals are comfortable, extra-large and homey, designed so you can stay in one place and make yourself at home. Your childbirth center may additionally offer:

  • Private and spacious labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum rooms
  • 24/7 OB and certified nurse midwife coverage
  • 24/7 pediatrician coverage
  • Dedicated lactation consultants for breastfeeding support
  • Warm hydrotherapy tubs for relaxation and pain management
  • Birthing position support
  • Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to manage pain
  • Skin-to-skin contact so baby can feel warmth, protection and mom’s heartbeat
  • Rooms designed so you and baby can stay in the same room throughout your stay
  • Wireless technology for non-intrusive monitoring, as needed

Newborn services at Geisinger

From the moment your baby arrives, we’re ready to provide the very best care. Each birth experience is different, and our goal is to make yours special and comfortable throughout your stay. We offer:

  • Rooms designed so you and your baby can stay together throughout your stay
  • Focus on bonding and skin-to-skin contact
  • Breastfeeding and nutritional support
  • Neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) to help babies who need extra care:
  • 24/7 in-house neonatal specialists who are specially trained to handle complex or high-risk concerns
  • 24/7 LifeFlight® ground and air transportation teams for quick NICU transfer
  • Access to a network of high-risk pregnancy and pediatric specialists
    • Pre-arranged care plans for your baby
  • Advanced diagnosis capabilities and leading-edge treatments
  • Resources and support, including emotional and financial
  • Support for families of hospitalized newborns, such as movie nights, arts and crafts, and pizza dinners

Talk to our team today to schedule an appointment

Call 800-275-6401 and say “women’s services.”
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