The Birthing Center at St. Lucie Medical Center offers a state-of-the-art obstetrics unit, providing the warmth and special care you desire with the birth of your baby. Our private birthing and mother-baby suites create a comforting and secure environment and are furnished with the latest technology and equipment. Families may stay together from the beginning of labor to the day baby goes home. Based on availability, these beautiful suites are furnished with a TV/DVD player, refrigerator, Internet access, and other amenities to make your experience a memorable one.
Your care, and your baby's birth, will be guided by a knowledgeable and caring staff of medical professionals that include certified labor nurses in fetal monitoring by the Association of Women's Health Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), board-certified obstetricians and neonatologists, certified neonatal nurses, anesthesiologists skilled in labor and delivery, a childbirth educator and a lactation consultant.
We help to navigate through the delicate process of labor and delivery and put your mind at ease with a highly-skilled clinical staff that will remain with you through this remarkable journey to the birth of your child. In partnership with Healthy Start, our certified childbirth educators offer a variety of programs and classes to prepare the entire family for the birth of a new baby including childbirth preparation, infant CPR, breast feeding, sibling classes, infant care, and teenage pregnancy.
In the event Cesarean section (C-Section) is scheduled or becomes necessary as your labor progresses, our state-of-the-art surgical suite is located in our Obstetrics Unit.
- Anesthesia available 24/7
- Breastfeeding assistance by the lactation consultant
- Breastfeeding pumps and supplies available
- Experienced labor and post-partum RN's
- Family-centered care
- Flexibility with labor choices including a
- Gentle C-Section
- Flexibility with visitation
- Personalized attention & compassionate care to include a special meal, music therapy and aromatherapy
- State-of-the-art infant security system
There is no greater joy than that very moment when your newborn is put into your arms. When it happens, you'll want to be in the safe, loving hands of the Birthing Center at St. Lucie Medical Center. We have been bringing babies into the world for over 20 years. Our accomplished team understands what this moment means to you, and we are so honored you chose us to be part of it.
From our experienced, caring doctors and nurses to the most advanced technology, we'll provide an unparalleled level of comfort to you and your family. Free classes and online resources are available to prepare you for the childbirth experience. Our private birthing suites keep family and loved ones close. Whatever you would like your birth experience to be, our staff will work hand-in-hand with you to create that special moment.
To schedule a tour, call (772) 335-4000, ext. 3540. For a physician referral, call Consult-A-Nurse at (800) 382-3522.
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