Skilled Medical Staff
Family Birthplace patients are assured of the best possible care with around-the-clock access to a range of skilled, board-certified physicians, including OB/GYNs, pediatricians and anesthesiologists. And our highly skilled, experienced nursing staff is available 24 hours a day.
Caring, specially trained nurses provide you and your baby with one-on-one attention. This means that one nurse will care for both you and your baby, creating streamlined care, clearer communication and extra time helping you learn to care for your newborn.
High Risk Obstetrics and Genetic Counseling
Women who want genetic counseling or who have a high risk pregnancy no longer have to travel outside Carroll County for these services. Carroll Hospital Center has partnered with the high risk obstetrics experts at Sinai Hospital to offer perinatology services (a Maternal Fetal Medicine Obstetrician) and an ultrasound technologist one day per week for:
- High risk obstetrics services
- Genetic counseling
For more information about high risk obstetric care and genetic counseling, please call 410-871-7678.
The Family Birthplace offers breastfeeding support through our certified Lactation Consultants, nurse specialists trained to assist you with breastfeeding techniques during your hospital stay. Even after you’ve been discharged, our Lactation Consultants encourage you to call them at 410-871-7024 for advice, especially during your first week at home.
Breastfeeding Support Group
Every Thursday from Noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Outpatient Center Classroom. All nursing mothers are welcome to attend.
Pain Management (PCEA)
All delivering mothers at The Family Birthplace benefit from the latest in medical technology. This includes various pain management techniques, such as PCEA (Patient-Controlled Epidural Analgesia), an option that allows women in labor to control their own epidural administration and manage pain more effectively.
Special Care Nursery
Most deliveries go smoothly, but our Level II Special Care Nursery is equipped with the latest medical technology and specialized staff to care for premature, high-risk or multiple-birth babies when needed. Staffed around the clock by a board-certified attending pediatrician and a specially trained team of nurses, the nursery is equipped to give your baby the special care he or she needs plus comfortable, private space for families.