Pregnancy and Birth
Our Women and Children’s Center offers a full range of prenatal, pregnancy, maternity and newborn care.
When you are expecting a baby, our friendly, caring team is here for you every step of the way. We offer:
Labor and delivery
Our birthing facilities
We are committed to ensuring you and your new baby have a safe, exceptional birth experience with personal attention and quality care. Our Women & Children's Center offers:
Family-centered care in private birthing suites
A dedicated Cesarean section room
Centralized fetal monitoring
Level II Special Care Nursery
Certified lactation consultants
Traditional and natural childbirth options
Our birthing suite is designed for women with healthy, low-risk pregnancies who desire natural childbirth or pain management options.
The relaxed, home-like atmosphere allows for family involvement and provides enough room for the support people of your choice.
Our suite is equipped with a full-sized bed, spa tub, birth ball and birth stool. Mothers are encouraged to walk, eat, drink and get into positions that are comfortable for them during labor and birth.
Free pregnancy and childbirth classes
We offer free classes to help you prepare for the birth of your baby, teach you how to care for your newborn and provide advice for the changes at home. Topics include labor and birth, breastfeeding, infant CPR and more.
Classes are held at Pardee Hospital in the Orientation Classroom.
For questions about classes, call 828-696-4230 or you can click here to register. A minimum of two participants must be registered and present for a class to be held.