It truly takes a village. The collaboration between our nurses,
physicians and mothers is what makes The Birthplace 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.
The Birthplace offers 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
The health of your baby begins with the right prenatal care. Find an
experienced Riddle OB/Gyn here
or call 1.866.CALL.MLH.
Baby Room and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
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
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.
Riddle Hospital offers expectant parents tours of The Birthplace, as
well as classes to prepare you for childbirth, breastfeeding and
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.