Maternity Care Center 
 
 
 
 

To learn about our Maternity Services, call 1-800-522-5292. Click here for an online physician referral to an obestrician.

You are embarking on an incredible journey down a path that will make you a parent. You’re reading baby books, pondering names, reveling in every flutter and kick, and imagining the day you’ll get to hold your bundle of joy for the first time.

The Maternity Care Center at Palmetto General Hospital is here to take every momentous step with you and ensure you are able to fully experience every moment.

We have a proven record of delivering excellence, offering comprehensive services for expectant mothers at every stage of pregnancy. Our recently expanded Maternity Care Center is designed to offer comfort and convenience that allows patients to be surrounded by family members.

Every mother and baby receives care from our expert team of board eligible and certified physicians and highly experienced, multilingual nursing staff. We also employ a central fetal monitoring system that provides continuous observation, as well as a sophisticated infant security system that operates 24 hours a day.

We are excited about sharing this special event in your life. Our goal is to make your stay as supportive and happy as possible. If you have questions about our maternity services or you would like a physician referral, please call 1-800-522-5292.

Other Features

  • Private, ground floor entrance for easy access
  • Anesthesiologist & Certified Nurse Anesthetist available 24/7
  • 3 Operating Rooms/Cesarean Rooms
  • 14 mother/baby rooms, with sleeper chairs for fathers or other family members
  • 4-bed outpatient/triage area
  • Lactation Room
  • Nursery

Download Our Maternity Packet (English & Español)

Information to Know

  • Visiting hours in the Mother-Baby Unit are 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • For information about classes, community resources or general questions, please contact our Perinatal Outreach Coordinator at 305-823-5000, ext. 6444
  • Labor & Delivery can be reached at 305-823-5000, ext. 2600
  • Mother and baby can be reached at 305-823-5000, ext. 2603
  • Please bring your insurance card and photo ID with you upon your admission
  • A support person and/or family members are allowed at the bedside during labor
  • A support person may accompany the baby if he or she must leave the room
  • Coffee, juice & soda are available in the Maternity Care Center
  • Food may be brought in from the outside or from the cafeteria. Simply notify your nurse.

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Pediatric Services

Care for your little ones doesn’t stop after you leave the hospital. Our facility includes a cheerfully decorated inpatient pediatric unit, which provides expert care for many specialties. Our team of highly trained pediatricians, registered nurses and support personnel know how to make children and their parents comfortable.

Pediatric Emergencies

Our Emergency Department has a dedicated pediatric emergency area, which is staffed by experienced pediatricians 24/7. The area includes a separate waiting room, triage, and treatment rooms decorated with a kid-friendly atmosphere that can help ease a child’s fears of the ER.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

The Maternity Care Center provides advanced medical treatment for premature or ill newborns in our licensed, Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The unit is staffed by board-certified Neonatologists and experienced Neonatal nurses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

To learn about our Maternity Services and classes, call 1-800-522-5292. Click here for an online physician referral to an obestrician.