COVID-19 and Pregnancy - An Update for our Patients
We would like to take this opportunity to update you about your maternity care during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and assure you that our dedicated team of expert nurses, physicians and midwives are committed to providing safe and effective care to every patient who walks through our doors.
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Congratulations on your pregnancy. This is one of the most exciting times of your life, and our staff is here to make sure you, your child, and your family is taken care of.
Choosing your physician and your birthing center are two of the most important decisions you will make. Here’s what you need to know about us. Our staff values the entire family. We have programs for dads, moms, and children that are about to have a new brother or sister. Our birthing center is the place where families grow, and we know a happy family makes a happy mom!
Memorial Hospital is a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital. We designed our state-of-the-art birthing rooms with your home in mind. We want you to be comfortable, and our caring staff of doctors and nurses will provide you with unmatched care.
Here’s something else you should know about us. We were the first hospital in the area to have OB Hospitalists onsite 24/7. Why is that important? Well, we have an OB here every minute of the day. So, no matter what time you deliver, you won’t have to wait for a doctor. This is something that should make moms-to-be feel more secure.
An OB Hospitalist is an obstetrician that is onsite 24/7. Memorial Hospital was the first hospital in the area to offer this round-the-clock coverage. The OB Hospitalist is immediately available throughout the day and night to examine patients, evaluate the progress of labor, react to laboratory abnormalities, and provide a safe delivery. As your doctor travels from their office to the hospital, there is no delay if they get caught in a traffic jam or have car trouble.
If an emergency occurs, the OB Hospitalist is already on the scene, ready to respond with lifesaving intervention. The presence of a doctor full-time in Labor and Delivery improves patient safety because the OB Hospitalist is available at the hospital whenever they are needed. They can respond immediately to patient needs for anesthesia, can provide comfort and reassurance to an anxious family, are able to evaluate worrisome fetal heart rate tracings, and stay on top of any problem that may evolve.
Wireless Monitoring Technology
Memorial Hospital is proud to offer wireless monitoring technology for mothers in labor. The Bluetooth technology allows our moms to walk around or even take a shower while in labor, which can provide relief from contractions, bring comfort and offer new moms another option for their birthing experience.
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Memorial Women’s Health
3627 University Blvd S
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Memorial Women’s Health provides continuous quality health care for individuals from the adolescent through menopausal stages of life. Memorial Women’s Health is always trying to find innovative ways to provide prompt, complete, gynecological and obstetrical care to our patients. On our Web site you will be able to learn more about our practice, meet our physicians and find out about our full line of medical services. We invite your input and encourage our current and future patients to ask us questions and let us help you in achieving your own health goals. Our team is proud specialize in robotic hysterectomies, full OB care and care for women in all stages of life.Memorial Women’s Health