Over the next 10 years, it is projected that our hospital will deliver
up to 3,000 babies. Designed with comfort of the mother and the security
of the baby in mind, Paoli Hospital’s new maternity floor will meet the
future needs of our community and provide the latest concepts in family
and patient-centered care:
36 all private patient rooms. (An increase of 10 patient
24 patient rooms with large windows for
maximum natural light and wireless
12 labor/delivery rooms specially
designed on evidence-based practices
shown to improve patients’ overall
health and safety and to promote healing
4 triage rooms to monitor and assess in early delivery.
A new and larger NICU with ample room at the bedside to
care for premature infants and seriously ill newborns
and more private space for breastfeeding and medical
A larger nursery with 27 bassinets for newborns while new moms
rest. The nursery will be staffed by nurses specially
educated in newborn care, who can recognize the very subtle
signs that may indicate a newborn needs special assistance.
Two ORs adjacent to the Maternity Unit dedicated to
patients requiring cesarean sections that will contain
the latest surgical equipment and technology.
Hugs® Infant Protection System will be reconfigured to
ensure maximum safety of infants. This will allow
our expanded NICU to have a separate monitored
workstation, as well as be integrated with the
Hospital’s security and control systems. If
someone attempts to remove an infant from the Unit, the
Hugs system will automatically set off an alarm,
activate magnetic door locks, and will hold selected
The expert staff of the Hospital’s Perinatal Testing Center,
accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine,
use the latest technology such as advanced screenings and 4-D
ultrasound, a type of ultrasound that is very useful in helping
to find certain fetal problems such as a clef lip and other
problems. The staff help new mothers and their families make
good decisions and get the finest care possible—from conception,
all the way through delivery.
These state-of-the-art facilities, combining exceptional medical and
nursing care and in home-like environment, will maintain Paoli’s
position as the “hospital of choice” for new mothers.
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Paoli, PA 19301
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