It truly takes a village. The collaboration between our nurses,
physicians and mothers is what makes The Birthplace at Riddle Hospital a
special place to have a baby. Our private suites that are beautifully
decorated and equipped with state-of-the-art technology, so you can
experience labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum in the comfort of
one room. We have a central monitoring system to observe your progress
from stations throughout the unit, and our nurse-to-patient ratio
ensures lots of personalized attention.
We offer on-site perinatal testing, management of high-risk pregnancies,
and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) staffed 24/7 by
neonatologists for babies who are premature or need specialized care.
Breastfeeding support from certified lactation consultants
Private ensuite bathrooms with shower
Access to Bella Baby Photography—professional portraits taken in
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Riddle is continuously monitored by
a select group of core neonatologists, specially trained doctors for
babies, who will be there for any unforeseen problem that your term or
premature baby may have. Our team of nurses and doctors has the
specialized technology to help your baby, and they assist one another to
optimize the physical, emotional and spiritual well being of their
patients and their families, leading to exemplary quality of care and
Surgical Services and Anesthetics
If your obstetrician determines that Cesarean birth is the most
appropriate delivery, this procedure will take place in a nearby
surgical suite. Your comfort and well being as well as that of your baby
are of our utmost concern. Riddle’s anesthesiologists will work closely
with the obstetrical staff to provide pain relief alternatives.
Preparing You For Every Step
Genetic Counseling, Perinatology and High Risk Care
For your convenience, Riddle has a Perinatal
Testing Center on site. Our full spectrum of specialized tests for
perinatal diagnosis and fetal surveillance include Level I and Level II
ultrasound and amniocentesis. Routine perinatal testing takes place
during the week. Perinatologists and obstetricians collaboratively
manage high-risk pregnancies. Genetic counseling is available for those
who have questions regarding inherited traits. All of Riddle’s
Birthplace professionals are expertly trained. They will work closely
with you and your family, striving to alleviate your anxiety by letting
you know what to expect every step of the way.
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.