Hutcheson Medical Center will reopen its Labor, Delivery, and inpatient pediatric services December 15th at 7:00 a.m.
According to Hutcheson officials there has been an overwhelming demand from physicians and the community to offer maternity services again. In anticipation of the reopening doctors have begun scheduling procedures to be done there.
Citing overwhelming demand from physicians and the community to once again offer maternity services, Hutcheson Medical Center's Labor, Delivery, and inpatient pediatric services is scheduled to reopen December 15 at 7:00 a.m. Physicians have been scheduling procedures for several weeks in anticipation of the opening.
Hutcheson has remodeled the Labor and Delivery units to offer more comfort and amenities for mothers and families.
Hutcheson will continue to offer skilled medical care including one-to-one nursing care for mother and baby, a Level IIB neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), anesthesiologists and neonatal physicians on call 24/7, and neonatal advanced nurse practice and specialty trained NICU nurses on-site 24-7. Educational classes will also resume including lactation services to assist breastfeeding mothers and birthing and baby care classes will be offered throughout the year.
Delivering mothers can call 706-858-2565 to schedule a private tour of the Women's Center.