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Birth Center Features

Dominican Hospital offers comfortable labor and delivery, recovery and postpartum rooms for you and your family. We know how important it is to have your loved ones around you, especially at this special time. For your comfort, we offer: 

  • Caring and experienced Birth Center staff of nurses, certified nurse-midwives, and OB/GYN physicians who are available around the clock
  • 24/7 access for your support person, with comfortable overnight sleepers
  • Showers in all Labor and Delivery rooms 
  • Access to a soothing Jacuzzi tub during labor
  • Beautiful private outdoor patios in Labor and Delivery
  • Access to labor support kits with ambiance lighting and LED candles as well as aromatherapy and sound machines to enhance your delivery environment
  • Birthing balls and peanuts to promote movement and position changes
  • Optional pain relief including nitrous oxide inhalation, IV medication, and epidural analgesia
  • Private refrigerators in all Birth Center rooms
  • A family kitchen stocked with snacks and beverages for you and your support person
  • Skin to skin bonding immediately after birth
  • Lactation and breastfeeding support services at all hours
  • Safety and Security in our locked Birth Center where you, your support person, and your baby will receive matching armbands
  • Postpartum rooms designed with a double bed, a table with chairs, and a couch to facilitate rooming in and bonding with your newborn 
  • A special celebration meal
  • Free WiFi in the Birth Center and throughout the hospital