The goal of Alamance Regional Birthplace is to support and help carry out the choices of the birthing plan. And if mom or baby needs specialized care, there are Duke University neonatologists and perinatologists on-site to provide services at Alamance Regional.  The nurses hold certifications in obstetrics, neonatal care and childbirth education. There are certified lactation consultants on staff. The board-certified obstetricians and certified nurse mid-wives who deliver at the BirthPlace have extensive skills and experience with both vaginal and cesarean births.  Duke University perinatologists work closely with area obstetricians to create care plans for mothers who may have high-risk pregnancies. A Perinatal Clinic staffed by Duke Perinatal Consultants is held twice a week on the Alamance Regional Campus. The clinic also offers genetic screening and preconceptual care for women who may have health concerns or recurrent pregnancy losses.  Learn more. 

The Women’s Care Center at Alamance Regional Medical Center includes The BirthPlace and a Level II/Level III Special Care Neonatal Nursery. The nursery is equipped to provide intensive and specialized care for infants as young as 30 weeks and as small as 2.2 pounds. The nursery is staffed by a full-time Duke University neonatologist and a highly-trained neonatal team. The special care nursery was created in partnership with Duke University Medical Center. The 12-bed nursery is staffed by full-time neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners, who are also members of the Duke medical staff, and specially trained neonatal nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and other pediatric professionals. The neonatal team utilizes advanced technology and care while also focusing on communication with parents.  The nursery is designed with plenty of space for parents to visit and bond with their baby.  Learn more. 

The Brenner Children's Hospital Nursery is a 47 bed, level 4 nursery that cares for infants transported from the surrounding 17 counties as well as other parts of North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. All subspecialty services are available to our patients including ECMO and cardiothoracic surgery. Ninety-nine percent of our patients are "outborn." There is no delivery service at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.  The few inborn patients that we care for are born during ex-utero intrapartum treatment procedures, from mothers admitted with severe trauma or from surprise arrivals in the emergency room.  Learn more.

Davis Regional's Pregnancy and Childbirth Services provide the full spectrum of care from prenatal to post-partum care, including high-risk pregnancy care and advanced labor and delivery services. The comprehensive care extends beyond delivery, with a full range of educational resources for new parents. The state-of-the-art delivery rooms provide everything doctors, nurses and other maternal specialists need to provide excellent care. Experienced labor and delivery staff utilize advanced medical technology, and have the expertise to manage C-section (cesarean) births and other surgical procedures. Caring maternity nursing staff members are available to provide breastfeeding assistance and education, and classes for new mothers are available.  Learn more.

The goal of Morehead Memorial Hospital’s Birthing Center is to provide a safe, caring, educational environment for the mother during labor and delivery and for the mother and child together during the recovery and postpartum period.  When the expectant mother is admitted to The Birthing Center, she goes directly to one of eight labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDRP) rooms. These rooms are tastefully furnished and have the feeling of home.  Birthing beds feature the latest innovations in technology and comfort with the benefit of emergency equipment which is hidden from view behind oak panels on the wall, easily accessible if needed. Mothers have a fetal monitor used during labor and an infant care warmer used during deliveries. Learn more. 

Randolph Hospital delivers 1,000 babies every year in their 12 Maternity Suites.  Nurses provided one-on-one education to help with newborn care, breastfeeding techniques, safety and more.  The nurses are broadly experienced to provide the care needed to ensure safe and healthy deliveries and participate in a wide variety of advanced training programs including the S.T.A.B.L.E. program.  Through the S.T.A.B.L.E program, nurses stay abreast of new technology and advanced skills necessary to stabilize critical newborns. Also, the nurses participate in an outreach program conducted annually through Brenner Children's Hospital in which their skills are once again fine-tuned for advanced technical skills needed to care for and stabilize critical newborns. Additionally, each nurse is a certified Neonatal Resuscitation Provider.  Learn more.

Within Randolph Hospital’s Maternity Suites is a Level II Nursery.  A Level II Nursery provides care for premature newborns 32 weeks of gestation and full-term newborns with breathing difficulties, jaundice or other medical conditions. Infants cared for in the nursery might require oxygen and may need medication and fluids intravenously. Newborns that might require additional services beyond the basic newborn care are in good hands within the nursery.  Learn more.

Forsyth’s medical staff of obstetricians, gynecologists, perinatologists, pediatricians, neonatologists, anesthesiologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, and certified registered nurses along with our dedicated facilities make us the premier provider of maternity services.  Services include state-of-the-art obstetrical Services, including antepartum and intrapartum care, Prenatal Assessment Center, including diagnostic ultrasounds, stress testing and fetal blood transfusions, the Women's Surgical Suites and Post Anesthesia Care, and comprehensive programs and classes to prepare for childbirth and newborn care and parenting.  Learn more.

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a 54 bed, Level IV facility that provides services for premature and sick babies born at the Sara Lee Center for Women's Health. The facility and services offered are based on guidelines set forth by the American Academy of Pediatrics and other related agencies.  The NICU staff specializes in caring for babies who need very close observation or intensive medical treatment. The physicians directing the care of the babies in the NICU are full time faculty members in the Neonatology Division of Wake Forest University School of Medicine. The professional NICU staff consists of nursing staff members, medical staff members, respiratory therapists, social workers, a pharmacist, and a nutritionist/lactation consultant. Various community resource groups, such as Parents Supporting Parents work closely with NICU.  Learn more.

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at The Women's Hospital of Greensboro is a 36 bed Level 3 facility providing care to critically ill newborn and premature infants.  The NICU is directed by 6 attending neonatologists along with 10 Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and a multidisciplinary staff, which includes neonatal respiratory therapists, dieticians, pharmacists, physical therapists, and neonatal staff nurses.  Clinical social workers, hospital chaplains, and Family Support Network staff provide support for families.  Pediatric subspecialties available locally include neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, genetics, and cardiology.  The NICU averages 450-500 admissions annually.  Most admissions are inborn but there are occasional transports from other hospitals.  Selected patients have outpatient follow up in the NICU Medical Clinic, and patients at increased risk for neurodevelopmental disability are followed in Developmental Clinic until 2 years of age. Learn more. Nearly 6,000 pregnant women delivered their baby at Women's Hospital, making it one of the top hospitals in North Carolina for births.  The hospital's staff and specialists include neonatologists, maternal and fetal health physician specialists, anesthesiologists, radiologists, gestational diabetes specialists, breastfeeding consultants and dietitians.

Nearly 6,000 pregnant women delivered their baby at Women's Hospital, making it one of the top hospitals in North Carolina for births.  The hospital's staff and specialists include neonatologists, maternal and fetal health physician specialists, anesthesiologists, radiologists, gestational diabetes specialists, breastfeeding consultants and dietitians.  Learn more.