Our team at St. Lucie Medical Center understands the need for expecting mothers to have an experienced medical team assisting you before, during and after childbirth. Our labor and delivery team provides care for all of your needs to help you have a safe birthing experience.
We are committed to providing 24/7 access to onsite board certified OBGYN physicians. We are proud to have forward-thinking partnerships with industry leading healthcare programs to meet the diverse needs of our community. With support from our in-house anesthesiologists and neonatologists, who will be providing 24/7 coverage along with our highly skilled nursing team and physicians, St. Lucie is well-equipped to provide exceptional and compassionate care. We pride ourselves in being able to offer continuity and coordination of care from the initial office visit to delivery.
Our high ratings in patient safety along with our consistently positive patient satisfaction scores, reinforce our commitment to always do what’s best for our patients, families and community. We are focused on providing patient-centered and individualized, high-quality care to the women and babies of the Treasure Coast. You can count on expert care for both you and your baby along with amenities and programs that make this special time in your life a memorable experience. We offer:
- A variety of childbirth, nutritional and breastfeeding classes as well as access to high-quality prenatal services. Board certified lactation consultants are available throughout your stay.
- Expert nursing staff
- Private birthing and mother-baby suites
- Accommodations for family visitation
Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
In the case of a high-risk pregnancy or if your newborn requires a higher level of care, St. Lucie has a strong partnership with HCA affiliated hospital Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and nearby access to its Level III NICU and their specialized medical team.
What you need to know
We do our best to keep you and your baby together. After delivery, for stable newborns, this is the ideal time for you to hold your newborn baby skin to skin on your chest.
St. Lucie Medical Center will soon offer the St. Lucie and Martin County communities a designated OB ER for patients requiring emergency pre-term and obstetric care at any time. The OB ER is staffed by an obstetrician and will be supported by anesthesiology and neonatology providers on the premises. The team is immediately available to address the patient’s clinical needs.