Have Your Baby at Barrett Hospital & HealthCare
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In keeping with our family-centered care philosophy at Barrett Hospital & HealthCare, we encourage family involvement in the planning and birth. We work with each woman to try to achieve the birth she desires, with a goal of making her and the whole family feel comfortable and secure. Whether this is your first baby or your fourth, we want you to be familiar with our services and philosophy, so you will feel comfortable and confident during this special time.
It’s our belief that healthy, happy babies start with healthy, happy moms and our Family Medicine and Obstetric team will assist you from pre-pregnancy through delivery to maximize your health and well-being. We believe that birth is a natural and normal process for women. We are supportive of women who are choosing a natural, low-intervention birth. Our Family Medicine and Obstetric team can help you work to stay calm, relaxed and unafraid during labor and delivery during your natural birth. They will also support you if epidural services are needed to decrease pain and they are ready at a moment's notice to perform C-sections, if it becomes necessary. When baby arrives, our Obstetric team and nursing staff provide excellent care to you, baby and family based on best practices, quality and safety initiatives.
We want to support you in the best way we know how, and that is to provide you with evidence based, nurturing, women-centered support. You deserve to experience pregnancy, birth and motherhood with confidence and joy—and we are honored to be on this journey with you. We’ve designed a series of six childbirth classes for you to watch: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8g_xxspDXlv75oOzqcf9NmHVcgnR6RSE
We encourage you to have baby stay with you in your room to promote bonding, and we will guide you with one-on-one attention and breast-feeding instruction, and encourage the whole family to participate with baby’s care.
We are a level 1 nursery which means we have the capability to provide ongoing care to healthy, full term and late preterm infants. Our staff also has the skills and training necessary to provide initial care to all babies born at our facility. Should an infant need a higher level of care, our staff will stabilize and arrange transport to the closest appropriate neonatal facility.
For expecting and new moms experiencing mental health challenges, the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline:
1-833-9-HELP4MOMS (1-833-943-5746), is a new, confidential, toll-free hotline that provides 24/7, free, confidential support, resources and referrals to any pregnant and postpartum mothers facing mental health challenges and their loved ones. The service is available via phone and text in English or Spanish.
To learn more visit, National Maternal Mental Health Hotline at: